Posts tagged Cicely Mary Barker

March 31, 2011

 

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The Song Of The Bugle Fairy (Ajuga)

Ajuga is hardy zones 3-9 and prefers light shade and evenly moist well-drained soil.

July 1, 2010

 

Malvas (Mallows): Self Seeding And Abundant For Bouquets

The malva plant is a mainstay in my cutting garden. There are both pink and white flowering malvas, and the blooms look like miniature hollyhocks.

June 26, 2008

 

An assortement of colorful snapdragons.

Bumblebees and Snapdragons

Snapdragons depend on bumblebees for pollination, as honey bees are not heavy enough to cause the flower lip to open wide.

April 3, 2008

 

The tip of an asparagus fern.

Spring Greens

"April prepares her green traffic light and the world thinks GO." - Christopher Morley

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