Tag: Uvularia

Foliage Day: July, 2015

I am a flower-centric gardener, and so it is useful to be reminded that a garden is about more than blooms. Which is exactly the service performed by Garden Bloggers’ Foliage Day, sponsored by Christina at My Hesperides Garden.¬† At this point in the summer the warm-season grasses start to assert their presence, especially the …

Wednesday Vignette – Side Garden

Fine, it’s actually Thursday at this point, but don’t get hung up on technicalities. On to the vignette. The west side of our house is a little bit challenging.The relatively narrow side yard between our house and the neighbors’ is mostly shady. There is also a rain shadow from the roof that keeps the area …

Late August Foliage

And now I’m going to force myself to stop obsessing with brightly colored flowers and focus on some calming green stuff. This is something I need to do to keep from getting overstimulated. Fortunately, My Hesperides Garden¬†hosts Garden Bloggers’ Foliage Day to remind me of this essential aspect of the garden. ‘Northwind’ Switchgrass (Panicum virgatum) …