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Container Heaven

Container Heaven

The front garden features an 80+ year-old Oak tree, lined with huge azaleas and many shade plants. The front patio is overflowing with beautifully designed containers. The back and side gardens have numerous places to sit, linger, and enjoy the art, fountains, and fragrant, colorful plants, Sun to shade, this garden has it all.  Construction by Jim McCown.  

Homeowners:   Katie McHaney    Address: Cox Street

 Circa:   1918      Garden Age:  35 years

Plants:

  • Trees:  cedar bark oak, crepe mrytle, swwet oil
  • Shrubs:  hydnrangeas, azaleas, honeysuckle bush, spireas, nandina, lilac
  • Vines:  sweet autumn clematis, honeysuckle, native honeysuckle
  • Perennials: hostas, irises, roses, blloms on Mother’s Dat, sedums, blue star
  • Annuals: dragon begonias, aspeagus fern, begonias, creeping jenny, sedums,

Garden Philosophy : I talk to my garden daily and hug my 80 yr. old oak tree weekly.

Favorite Garden Tip   Start with the soil first.  Instead of raking your leaves, compost them into your flower beds. This enriches the soil, minimizes weeds., and keeps plants moist.

Enjoy a Recipe from the Gardener

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