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New Fountain Update

The new fountain is in full bloom and has changed some since. The petunias didn’t work and were replaced with ageratum. Now the bright yellow daylilies, hollyhocks and double rudbeckia ‘Cherokee Sunset’ are showing what they can do. The dahlia’s are just beginning to open. ‘Bishop of Llandalf’ has been a favorite, but this year we decided to try ‘Bishop’s Children’ and the mix which are sports of ‘Bishop of Llandalf’ are just exceptional. Continue reading

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New Fountain

We found an interesting pot on sale at Home Depot for $30 and decided to turn it into a fountain. We had a spare pump and spent about $15 on fittings and a plastic basin. The water gently spills over the sides of the pot into the basin. It’s surrounded by hollyhocks, daylilies and ‘Merlin Blue’ petunias. As the season progresses, black-eyed susans and dahlias will spring up. Continue reading

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