September 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

Johanna’s South Carolina Garden

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

Today we’re in Aiken, South Carolina, visiting with Johanna Smith.

, SEO, Wordpress Support & Insurance, Mortgage, Loans, Legal, Etc BlogsLots of evergreen shrubs make for a landscape that looks good all year and requires minimal work to maintain.

, SEO, Wordpress Support & Insurance, Mortgage, Loans, Legal, Etc BlogsThese prickly pear cacti (Opuntia sp.) were started from three pads from our son in Georgia. We decided that since the area is surrounded by two pines and an oak and is very dry, so we would give the desert look a shot. We actually have seven large cacti and are able to use the fruit to make jam and sangria.

, SEO, Wordpress Support & Insurance, Mortgage, Loans, Legal, Etc BlogsA yucca joins the cacti to add to the desert look in this part of the garden.

, SEO, Wordpress Support & Insurance, Mortgage, Loans, Legal, Etc BlogsThis gardenia looked like a goner a couple of years ago, but after a severe cutback it has been a nonstop bloomer.

, SEO, Wordpress Support & Insurance, Mortgage, Loans, Legal, Etc BlogsThis hydrangea (Hydrangea macrophylla, Zones 6–10) is planted in acidic soil, so we get flowers in this blue color.

, SEO, Wordpress Support & Insurance, Mortgage, Loans, Legal, Etc BlogsThis flagstone sitting area was created after a tulip poplar tree (Liriodendron tulipifera, Zones 4–9) was removed. We wanted to hide the shed and have a better view from the kitchen window.

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 :