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MAY 2019

Crabapple “Ruby Tears”; 9′ high 14′ wide, zone 4-7, foliage is shiny burgundy, pink flowers in spring
Wisteria “Summer Cascade”, height 15-20′ , full sun; zones 4-8, medium water, blue flower, fragrant, blooms in June
Japanese Tree Lilac “Ivory Silk”, zone 4, height 10′, Spread 8′ – foliage is dark green, flower is creamy white panicles, blooms early summer
always fun to find an unusual looking plant at the local nurseryl

APRIL 2019

2019-04 Azalea ‘Stewartstonian’, maintain moderately moist soil —- two other azaleas planted where squirrel falls filter was located: azalea ‘Mandarin Lights’ (orange) and azalea ‘Lilac Lights’
2019 -04 japanese tree lilac (clump)
2019-04 Velvet Viking Japanese Maple, acer palmatum var. hardy to zone 4, slow growing dwarf tree, 3 ft tall after 15 years, prefers slightly acidic, well-drained soil
2019-04 Japanese tree lilac, clump, syringa reticulate, with flowers in June, mature height 25′, spread of 25′, hardy to zone 3 – two planted in lilac line, one planted near equipment house
tatarian dogwood “bud’s yellow”. butterflies, winter interest, hardiness -40*
2019-04 peach “contender” , culinary use, hardiness -30*, self-pollinating but two trees will provide greater yields
2019-04 two magnolia “Jane”, mature size 8-10′. hardy to zone 4, blooms in May, prune after blooming, moist-well drained soil

2019-04 hedge cotoneaster moved

2018

This garden is filling in nicely and I expect the host and grasses next year will be very full. I have Irish moss and regular moss growing under these plants.
dahlia garden

 

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