June 14, 2021

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Clare’s New Jersey Garden

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My name is Clare Oliva, and I live and garden in northern New Jersey. Photos of my garden have previously been featured on Garden Photo of the Day (Clare’s Garden in New Jersey Day 1 of 2). Since the spring garden was glorious this year, I thought I would share some pictures.

, SEO, Wordpress Support & Insurance, Mortgage, Loans, Legal, Etc BlogsThis is one of my favorite views of the garden—the side garden in early spring (mid April). The big swath of forsythia (Forsythia spp., Zones 3–8) bushes at the end of the path, the tulips starting to bloom, and the different textures and shades of green are a welcome sight after a long cold winter.

, SEO, Wordpress Support & Insurance, Mortgage, Loans, Legal, Etc BlogsBrightly colored tulips are a feast for the eyes.

, SEO, Wordpress Support & Insurance, Mortgage, Loans, Legal, Etc BlogsThe brilliantly colored petals of tulips are one of the iconic images of spring.

, SEO, Wordpress Support & Insurance, Mortgage, Loans, Legal, Etc BlogsLooking down from the deck, this view shows the hedges, lawns, and paths that define the different spaces in this garden.

, SEO, Wordpress Support & Insurance, Mortgage, Loans, Legal, Etc BlogsColorful creeping phlox (Phlox stolonifera, Zones 3–8) and the blue sky make a lovely scene.

, SEO, Wordpress Support & Insurance, Mortgage, Loans, Legal, Etc BlogsThe creeping phlox really steals the show in early May. It is planted on the edges of a terrace and looks great hanging over the stone walls.

, SEO, Wordpress Support & Insurance, Mortgage, Loans, Legal, Etc BlogsThe creeping phlox is in full flower, with different varieties planted in sections to create big blocks of brilliant color.

, SEO, Wordpress Support & Insurance, Mortgage, Loans, Legal, Etc BlogsHere the phlox is pulling out all the stops, showing off in nearly every shade of pink possible.

, SEO, Wordpress Support & Insurance, Mortgage, Loans, Legal, Etc BlogsA look beyond the Japanese maple ‘Tamukeyama’ (Acer palmatum ‘Tamukeyama’, Zones 5–9) shows the blooms of red azaleas just starting to open.

Have a garden you’d like to share?

Have photos to share? We’d love to see your garden, a particular collection of plants you love, or a wonderful garden you had the chance to visit!

To submit, send 5-10 photos to [email protected] along with some information about the plants in the pictures and where you took the photos. We’d love to hear where you are located, how long you’ve been gardening, successes you are proud of, failures you learned from, hopes for the future, favorite plants, or funny stories from your garden.

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