August and September were busy months, and I’m afraid that I neglected my Lurie Garden posts. But now I’m ready to get back on track with October.
Category: Great Gardens Tags: Arkansas Blue Star, Blue Grama Grass, Bottle Gentian, Calamint, Chicago Gardens, Common Milkweed, Feather Reed Grass, Fountain Grass, Goldenrod, Little Bluestem, Lurie Garden, Prairie Dropseed, Prairie Spurge, Purple Coneflower, Sky Blue Aster, Switchgrass 'Shenandoah', Tatarian Aster, Toad Lily
October is the golden month at the Lurie Garden.
Category: Grasses, Great Gardens, Native Plants and Wildflowers Tags: Bluestar, Calamint, Fountain Grass, Goldenrod, Little Bluestem, Northern Sea Oats, Prairie Dropseed, Rattlesnake Master, Switchgrass 'Shenandoah', Tatarian Aster 'Jindai', Toad Lily
People have told me that I was crazy to plant Japanese Anemones (Anemone x hybrida), that I was opening my garden to an uncontrollable thug. But I did it anyway.
So these past few days Judy and I have been staying with friends who live outside of Baltimore. On Friday we had an expedition to the Mt. Cuba Center near Wilmington, Delaware. This is a sort of botanical garden dedicated to the native plants of the Mid-Atlantic region. There’s lots from Mt. Cuba to show …
Category: Garden Tour, Native Plants and Wildflowers Tags: False Rue Anemone, Great White Trillium, Least Trillium, Mt. Cuba Center, Native Woodland Wildflowers, Nodding Trillium, Red Trillium, Spring Ephemeral Wildflowers, Toad Lily, White Trout Lilies, Woodland Wildflowers, Yellow Trout Lilies
September is a transitional month. Summer fades away as fall creeps in. Let’s see what’s in bloom at the mid-point of this ninth month of the year.
Category: Garden Tour, Native Plants and Wildflowers, Perennial flowers, Roses Tags: 'Darlow's Enigma' Rose, 'Sally Holmes' Rose, Anise Scented Goldenrod, Big Leaf Aster, Black-Eyed Susan, Bluestem goldenrod, Brown-Eyed Susan, Calamint, Joe Pye Weed 'Gateway', Mexican Sunflower, Monarch Butterflies, Orange Coneflower, Plumbago, Sedum 'Matrona', September Flowers, Short's Aster, Tithonia, Toad Lily, Zigzag Goldenrod