November 28, 2021

SEO, Wordpress Support & Insurance, Mortgage, Loans, Legal, Etc Blogs

SEO, Wordpress Support & Insurance, Mortgage, Loans, Legal, Etc Blogs

, SEO, Wordpress Support & Insurance, Mortgage, Loans, Legal, Etc Blogs

Ginny’s Gardening Adapting to Shade

Share This :
, SEO, Wordpress Support & Insurance, Mortgage, Loans, Legal, Etc Blogs

My name is Ginny McNally, I’m from Hatboro, Pennsylvania.

I’d been gardening on a small scale for about 40 years. At first I had a vegetable garden, grew all sorts of things. Then our trees started to take a lot of the sunshine away, so the vegetable garden was filled in. My husband and I built the English-type garden you see, and I have tried many different flowers and plants. I have numerous gardens throughout my yard.

, SEO, Wordpress Support & Insurance, Mortgage, Loans, Legal, Etc BlogsA brick patio and neatly trimmed shrubs give this part of the garden a formal feel, and the multitude of pots full of blooming annuals softens the look and brings color to the space.

, SEO, Wordpress Support & Insurance, Mortgage, Loans, Legal, Etc BlogsMixed perennials fill this bed, with taller shrubs and ornamental grasses forming a backdrop, while an urn filled with succulents makes a centerpiece.

, SEO, Wordpress Support & Insurance, Mortgage, Loans, Legal, Etc BlogsThe flowers of this pretty incredible double-flowered clematis (possibly the variety Clematis ‘Taiga’, Zones 6 – 9) steal the show here, while foliage and a brick path form the backdrop to these incredible blooms.

, SEO, Wordpress Support & Insurance, Mortgage, Loans, Legal, Etc BlogsThis clematis flower is beginning to unfold layer after layer of purple-and-green petals.

, SEO, Wordpress Support & Insurance, Mortgage, Loans, Legal, Etc BlogsOne of the most important spots in any garden is a place to sit, relax, and enjoy the beauty.

, SEO, Wordpress Support & Insurance, Mortgage, Loans, Legal, Etc BlogsThe increasing shade of a maturing garden doesn’t mean it has to be boring. Here a mixture of foliage in different colors, shapes, sizes, and textures creates a beautiful effect.

, SEO, Wordpress Support & Insurance, Mortgage, Loans, Legal, Etc BlogsThis is of the more unusual pieces of garden art I’ve seen! I love that even the car has been turned into a space for a few more plants.

, SEO, Wordpress Support & Insurance, Mortgage, Loans, Legal, Etc BlogsThe garden shed is beautiful, and surrounded by lush greenery.

, SEO, Wordpress Support & Insurance, Mortgage, Loans, Legal, Etc BlogsPerfectly geometric English-style garden beds act as a frame to show off the plants within them.

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.

If you want to send photos in separate emails to the GPOD email box that is just fine.

Have a mobile phone? Tag your photos on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter with #FineGardening!

You don’t have to be a professional garden photographer – check out our garden photography tips!

Do you receive the GPOD by email yet? Sign up here.

Share This :