Friday, July 15, 2005

This is one of my oldest gardens. It looks its best in the spring when all the bulbs are blooming. My patch of delphiniums is getting bigger. They catch a lot of attention from passer-bys. This is the part of the garden that people can see from the road.


Blogger Dianne said...

Your gardens look lovely. They are plants chosen by you (well most of they I presume) and that makes them all one-of-a-kind gardens. Good work! Gardening is an ever changing process.
I love that delphinum! The blue grabs you into your yard!

7/16/2005 6:34 PM  
Blogger Sylvana said...

Dianne- Welcome to my blog, and thank you very much. The delphiniums are fast becoming my favorite plant I think. Although that title is constantly changing because ther are so many wonderful plants out there!

7/16/2005 8:58 PM  
Blogger Zoey said...

love that blue color. I wish I could grow delphiniums. I have tried a few times, but no much luck getting them to return the next year.

7/17/2005 2:56 PM  
Blogger Sylvana said...

Zoey- Are there other gardeners in your area that grow them? Maybe the conditions just aren't right where you live. Even in our area, though, I have been told by numerous gardeners that they can't get delphinium to grow for them. So it seems that they are fussy, just not for me. That's OK, because I kill enough easy to grow plants to make up for it!

7/18/2005 8:32 PM  
Blogger Sandy said...

Your gardens are great! I think you are being too hard on yourself. My gardens look done because all the big rhodo's were in the garden when I moved in. I just moved them around. My trees and the 3 large Taxus I bought big. I like instant results. I'm very impatient. The boxwood grows fast and lets face it, I live in a great gardening zone! It's pretty easy to garden where I live.

7/22/2005 12:28 AM  

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