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A Nurseryman’s Garden

A place for unusual plants, but not for words like “flow, palette, design” or my least favorite of all “organic”. This garden has been recently redesigned to reflect the loss of 2 large trees. Sun plants instead of shade, and easy walking paths around the stone edged raised beds, make for a stunning garden. Jim, the cohost of “MidSouth Gardening” Radio show is the perfect gardener to get all your questions answered.

 

Homeowners:  Jim & Carol Crowder

Address: Venson Drive, Bartlett

Garden Age: 1 month to 20 years

Plants:

  • Trees:  Golden Dawn Redwood, Peacock Japanese Maple, Chitalpa
  • Shrubs: buttonbush, hardy hibiscus, camellias -25 varieties,  hydrangeas-15 varieties, Pomegranate
  • Vines: Major Wheeler honeysuckle
  • Perennials: dahlias, butterfly ginger, pitcher plants, lotus, crinum

Garden Philosophy: There is Beauty in Everything.

Favorite Garden Tip : No plant wants to die before it’s time.  If it dies, you gave it something it didn’t want or it wanted something you didn’t give it.

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