First Editions® Vanilla Strawberry™ Hydrangea

(update 2014. This hydrangea has grown very slowly for me. It has never had this strong beautiful color as shown here. It will get a slight pink hue but many of the blooms remain white to off white and have brown spots. I attribute this to how hot our NC summers are. Follow my blog…

Easy Does It, AARS 2010 Winner

‘Easy Does It’ with her mango orange, peach pink, and ripe apricot colors is the 2010 All-American Rose Winner. It was a lovely presentation at the Duke Gardens in Raleigh, North Carolina. ( Photos in this article my not be used for any purpose) AARS President Tom Carruth introduced the new winner at the awards…

Miniature Buddleia, Lo and Behold

I’ve done a couple of post on this little mini butterfly bush called Lo and Behold by Proven Winners. HERE is one of those post and I give details on the specifications.  I really love it and tried to find more this year. It really is a mini and though it’s growing a bit taller…

In to the garden of Elizabeth Lawrence

Elizabeth Lawrence is my hero. She was a pioneer in her field. She was the first woman to graduate from North Carolina State University with a degree in landscape design. Please go with me and tour her gardens through the eyes and thoughts of Flowergardengirl.