As we speak we’re in Aiken, South Carolina, visiting with Johanna Smith.
A number of evergreen shrubs make for a panorama that appears good all yr and requires minimal work to take care of.
These prickly pear cacti (Opuntia sp.) had been began from three pads from our son in Georgia. We determined that because the space is surrounded by two pines and an oak and may be very dry, so we might give the desert look a shot. We even have seven massive cacti and are ready to make use of the fruit to make jam and sangria.
A yucca joins the cacti so as to add to the desert look on this a part of the backyard.
This gardenia appeared like a goner a few years in the past, however after a extreme cutback it has been a nonstop bloomer.
This hydrangea (Hydrangea macrophylla, Zones 6–10) is planted in acidic soil, so we get flowers on this blue colour.
This flagstone sitting space was created after a tulip poplar tree (Liriodendron tulipifera, Zones 4–9) was eliminated. We needed to cover the shed and have a greater view from the kitchen window.
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