By joenesgarden, 1 year ago

Blue Star Juniper–More Deer Candy

Last autumn I treated myself to an adorable little Blue Star juniper (Juniperis squamata 'Blue Star'). I planted it in one of my many garden beds not fenced to keep deer at bay. I had such high hopes it would eventually grow into the 2-3 foot tall, 3-4 foot wide mound its tag promised, particularly because it had sharp, prickly needles that suggested it might live up to the 'deer resistant' label it was given.

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By joenesgarden, 1 year and 1 month ago

Snow + solar panels + deer fencing = A Gardening Oops

Welcome to the first day of March 2013 – Gardening Oops (GOOPs) day here in Joene's Garden. On the first of each month I share a gardening faux pas hoping you can learn from my experience, and give you the chance to share a faux pas – or GOOPs - of your own. My March 1, 2013 tale is the result of three, seemingly unrelated, objects. When combined the three became a gardening oops.

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By joenesgarden, 1 year and 3 months ago

Foliage and textures for January 2013 Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day

Foliage and textures provide winter interest in this Connecticut garden for the first Garden Bloggers' Bloom Day of 2013, kindly hosted by Carol at May Dreams Gardens.

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