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The meadow along the curb..

Two summer seasons ago I had four large trees removed in the front of my half acre. The trees were ground into chips which were spread in the beds throughout the garden. I also had a load of top soil delivered which I used to fill in the damage from the cranes used to remove the trees and to level the yard and house which was built in 1959 and the road which was not paved until the 80s.

I seed this fresh dirt with about a pound of different wildflowers. The lawn grass has just about covered the new soil but the wildflower meadow is blooming well in its second season.

Other plants are blooming, too!

Gardenia
Old fashioned hydrangea
Oak leaf hydrangea
Perennial Sweet pea
IncrediBall hydrangea
Passionflower
Garden Cat

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Incrediball® Arborescens Hydrangea and Easter Lily

Incrediball® Arborescens Hydrangea
Easter lily
Blanket flower
Calla lily
A mix of perennials in downtown Cary, North Carolina
Cardoon, lavender, and other herbs in municipal planting in downtown Cary, North Carolina
Eastern cottontail rabbit

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Blooming in the garden today….

Bermuda lily (Easter lily)
Bermuda lily (Easter lily)
Oak leave hydrangea
Oak leave hydrangea
Oak leave hydrangea
Annabelle hydrangea
Endless Summer Blushing Bride Hydrangea
Common milkweed
The meadow along the street curb is blooming with black eye Susans and meadow coreopsis and a mix of asters
And one rain lily!

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