Pic of the Day--Garden Tour 28

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Pic of the Day--Garden Tour 28

Postby Hank Zumach » Mar 11, 2007 11:10 am

Hi All--today and tomorrow I'll be showing the bed that we call the "big oval". It is in our south alwn area and is about 18'x25' (6mx8m). These two shots are of the north side of the bed.
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Postby nanny_56 » Mar 11, 2007 8:17 pm

I would love to look at gardens like yours everyday....sigh

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Postby eastwood2007 » Mar 11, 2007 8:22 pm

Awesome! Hank, what is the groundcover in that first photo?
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Postby LucyGoose » Mar 11, 2007 8:28 pm

Me too, Claudia!!

Thanks Hank!! :D
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Postby Hank Zumach » Mar 11, 2007 9:05 pm

Charla--That is Golden Moneywort, Lysimachia nummularia
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Postby eastwood2007 » Mar 12, 2007 8:41 am

Wow, Hank! I really like that moneywort. Do you ever have trouble with it competing with your hostas? Is it very invasive? It really looks terrific under all the hostas...I like the way it kinda ties everything together. Great job! :P
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Postby Hank Zumach » Mar 12, 2007 12:03 pm

Charla--Well, it does spread around so I suppose some gardeners would call it invasive. However, we don't consider it any more of a problem than most ground covers. We really like it. It varies from light green to yellow depending on how much light it gets. I would suggest you try it since you can always get rid of it if you decide you don't like it.
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Postby eastwood2007 » Mar 12, 2007 12:12 pm

Thanks, Hank, I am going to take that advice! I already know where I am going to put it! I am planning to try Sedum 'Acre', too, but am being a little more choosey about a spot for it. Thanks a bunch! :D
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Postby Patrushka » Mar 14, 2007 12:30 pm

Very pretty! :D I have really been enjoying the tour.
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