Monthly Archives: June 2011

More Big Leaf Plants

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Big Leaf Plants

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At this point in the season, things are really starting to come together. Lots of perennials and annuals are flowering, but I would like to show some of the plants I use for a “pause- affect” in the border. I … Continue reading

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The Life of a Pond

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I  recently picked up my dogs from Karen, the dog groomer, and we started talking about gardening. Karen has been steadily adding shrubs and trees to her property for several years now. She has a small pond, and two years … Continue reading

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Mown Paths: making an architectural statement

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This spring, I order six plum trees to make a small plum orchard. The 2’ foot bare- root sticks arrived in mid April and I quickly planted them. By the time these trees finally produce plums I probably won’t have … Continue reading

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I am looking at meadows in a new light. Not sure if it’s because it seems to be such a bountiful year for wild flowers or because my wife started mowing paths through the fields so she could continue to … Continue reading

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Welcome to Rooting for Ideas

My Name is Don Statham and this is my garden blog. (Seasonal Photos of Don’s Garden) I am mad about plants, some might say obsessive! One of the points of this blog is to connect with other passionate gardeners who … Continue reading

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