Tag: Japanese anemone
The ‘Honorine Jobert’ Japanese Anemone (Anemone x hybridus) is doing in the shady Back Garden. I’m a sucker for those gleaming ivory flowers with golden centers.
We seem to have begun the transition from summer to fall, which seems like a good time to take another look at the shady Back Garden.
Recently the staff at the Lurie Garden made some interesting changes to the Dark Plate, which is the partly shaded area east of the boardwalk. The Dark Plate tends to play second fiddle to the larger Light Plate that basks in full… Read More
Time for another installment in my monthly series on Chicago’s Lurie Garden. By November, the flowers have pretty much vanished, and yet there is still plenty of color. The sky was grey and overcast on the day I brought the camera downtown,… Read More
So yesterday Judy and I went to the Lurie Garden to see how things were progressing.
Last post was about white flowers, specifically white flowers in my garden that bloom in spring. Might as well finish my thought and talk about the white flowers of summer and fall.
The first garden we saw outside of London was at Scotney Castle. Our friends John and Pauline drove us there after picking us up at the train station. Scotney Castle includes a one acre walled garden and a 19 acre park built… Read More
“Oh, hushed October morning mild, Thy leaves have ripened to the fall; Tomorrow’s wind, if it be wild, Should waste them all … Oh, hushed October morning mild, begin the hours of this day slow. Hearts not averse to being beguiled, Beguile… Read More