The Capricious Garden- March 21, 2011

March 21, 2011

Today begins a regular blog feature.  I will be taking a picture, once a week, of the same garden,  so we can watch it change through the seasons.

I call this the “Winter Garden” because it is the garden we see from the dining room window all winter long.    I put winter gardens in for clients, too.  Evergreens are a really important part of a winter garden.   From this vantage point, the front porch, you can see 10 different evergreens. Some are showing a little winter burn.  Most are conifers, but not all.  The one closest to the front, around the green speaker, is paxistima canbyi, a useful little sub-shrub that is not used nearly often enough.

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