A few new pictures - August garden

cedarglenAugust 8, 2011

Hello everyone,

I managed to take a couple of pictures yesterday and thought I'd post a few on here. My August garden looks pretty good in some places and pretty ratty in others. I will post the good pictures :). I've been trying to take photos every month to see where I need to move things and improve places, and boy, I'm going to be writing a long list of improvements for August! Certain areas just look so tired... do many of you experience the same thing, or have you fine tuned your gardens to look good most months? That is my goal!

Anyhow, here are some pics:

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sweetannie4u(midOK_z6b/7a)

Such SPLENDOR!
Absolutely breathtaking!!!

~Annie

    Bookmark   August 8, 2011 at 4:14PM
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mandolls(4)

wow wow wow - you must have a lot of space to work with it looks amazing! What are the orange flowers in the first two pics?

    Bookmark   August 8, 2011 at 4:48PM
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cyn427 (zone 7)

That angle in the first pic (echinachea?) is incredible-worth framing! Your garden looks terrific!

    Bookmark   August 8, 2011 at 5:22PM
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Calamity_J(z7bc)

Lovely!!!

    Bookmark   August 8, 2011 at 8:01PM
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rafor

Gor-ge-ous!!!!!!!

    Bookmark   August 8, 2011 at 9:04PM
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plantmaven(8b/9a TX)

Pretty! Please tell me all those things are not blooming now!
Here that would be like fine tuning He**.

Kathy

    Bookmark   August 8, 2011 at 9:07PM
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cedarglen

Hello again,

Thank you for the nice comments. The orange flowers in the first and second pictures are helenium, or sneezeweed. Not a very good name for such a beautiful plant!

Thanks again for looking!

    Bookmark   August 14, 2011 at 6:36PM
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luckygal(3b)

Gorgeous!

    Bookmark   August 14, 2011 at 8:31PM
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mantis__oh

Lovely pics--makes me yearn for your Northwest climate. I don't think Helenium would grow well here in Ohio. I especially like the poppies with those blue hydrangea. What makes me nervous, though, is the gooseneck--so invasive.

    Bookmark   August 14, 2011 at 8:48PM
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pjaxson

AMAZING! you do a great job. Wish my garden looked that well!

    Bookmark   August 15, 2011 at 12:53PM
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gottagarden(z5 western NY)

Love that you have big clumps of perennials, not onesies and twosies. Fabulous helenium!

What is that pretty pink flower with the blue hydrangeas? Some sort of poppy?

    Bookmark   August 17, 2011 at 7:00AM
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