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Forsythia - east

Forsythia - east

The first of the flowering trees and shrubs to bloom each year, planted August, 1996, Forsythia intermedia


Shadblows - south

Shadblows - south

Backdrop of green pines and forest


Japanese maple - east

Japanese maple - east

Acer palmatum 'Dissectum' opening foliage and seedpods


Shadblow - south

Shadblow - south

"Let me show you my petticoats" *blush*


Veronica 'Georgia Blue' - west

Veronica 'Georgia Blue' - west

Beautiful low creeper, accepts any and all abuse


Pieris andromeda - south

Pieris andromeda - south

New foliage on pieris


Viola cornuta - east

Viola cornuta - east

Heirloom Johnny Jumpups


Aerodynamic Impossibility - east

Aerodynamic Impossibility - east

Malus (crabapple) with friend


Cercis canadensis - north

Cercis canadensis - north

The original tree died. I cut it back, and didn't get to pulling the stump for several weeks. It resprouted into a beautiful redbud bush. I call it the Phoenix.


Pink pile - east

Pink pile - east

Azalea 'Blaauw's Pink' - It's a mess 355 days a year. But for 10 days, it invariably earns its keep.


Pink pile close up - east

Pink pile close up - east

Azalea 'Blauuw's Pink'


East garden

East garden


Worm tree - east

Worm tree - east

Named 'worm tree' by the DH, this is about to stun the neighborhood. You'll see it in full dress soon.


Paeonia suffruticosa 'Shichi fukujin'

Paeonia suffruticosa 'Shichi fukujin'

Full bloom. Local garden center find.


Paeonia suffruticosa 'Godaishu'

Paeonia suffruticosa 'Godaishu'

A shot of the shrub


Paeonia suffruticosa 'Shima Nishiki'

Paeonia suffruticosa 'Shima Nishiki'

An unusually variegated Japanese peony. This one has a good acquisition story. Ask me.


Muscari armenicum

Muscari armenicum

Simple little grape hyacinth, but different: white lip, darker cap