Blog Posts - Hosta



No post for a week, must have gotten a lot done....

.......yes a lot, but not on the house.Monday of last week we worked on the south and east kitchen window shingles and was making great progress.  Then the rest of the week happened.Tuesday R had oral surgery and had to take it easy.Wednesday G...
by Gear Acres on Aug 31, 2016

The Generosity of Gardeners

Gardeners are a generous group, eager to share both their gardens and their much-loved plants. In part, this is because a garden is a kind of love affair, and those who are in love usually want to share their joy with the world. A second, more practi...
by Jean's Garden on Jun 7, 2016

Small garden walk

Now that everything is finally growing in in our Midwest yard, it’s nice to take  a daily garden walk and see everything filling in and blooming!  A few of these were taken on my phone, I apologize for the small size. I’ll have to check...
by Jennifer Rizzo on May 9, 2016

Progress on the Side Slope Design

Since I posted two weeks ago on beginning to design the side slope planting for my new front garden (see Year 2 Plans for the New Front Garden), I have continued to work on it. At the same time, I have been reading Planting in a Post-Wild World by Th...
by Jean's Garden on Feb 20, 2016

Nippon - lo snack

Nippon - Riso soffiato e cereali (20%) in crema di cacao (48%) ricoperto con puro cioccolato al latte (cacao 30% minimo).200 grammi / 7.05 Oz.Ingredienti:Zucchero, grasso vegetale parzialmente idrogenato, riso soffiato, glucosio, burro di cacao, latt...
by The ingredients in products on Jan 7, 2016

Favorite Nurseries: A Visit to Plainview Farm

by Jean's Garden on Aug 27, 2015

First Flower Bed of the New Front Garden

Last week, I took a break from laying paving stones for walkways and a patio to dig and plant the first flower bed for my new front garden.  This is a very small flower bed (only 6.5’ x 3.5’) to fill the space under the window between the front...
by Jean's Garden on Jul 6, 2015

Hydrangeas Just Make Me Happy!

Mother Nature decided that my hydrangeas would not be providing very many blooms this year, but fortunately, they are easy to find in grocery stores and farmer's markets.  There's nothing like cutting your own, but with a little planning, I'll s...
by A Toile Tale on Jun 26, 2015

A Soggy Solstice

The summer solstice is my favorite day of the year. I love the long hours of light, the lushness of the landscape, and the perfect summer weather of Maine in late June. I usually celebrate the solstice by spending as much of it as possible outdoors.
by Jean's Garden on Jun 21, 2015

Growing By Leaps and Bounds

It is hard to believe that there were still patches of snow in my garden only three weeks ago. In the weeks since, we have had warm weather and sunshine, and plants have been growing by leaps and bounds. Two weeks ago, the various Amsonia plants had...
by Jean's Garden on May 20, 2015

Written On The Heart

The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt.  ~ Sylvia PlathI believe this bloom is from a Hosta. Big Thanks to Jayne for the ID Help!!Available  -- HERE ...
by A Little Piece of Me on Apr 27, 2015

Splashes of Color in a White World: GBBD, January 2015

My Maine garden has been under snow cover for more than 6 weeks now. Although we had some unseasonably warm days in December, they never lasted long enough to melt all the snow that had piled up earlier, and more snow has been added in the new year.
by Jean's Garden on Jan 16, 2015

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by GorselProgramlama on Nov 29, 2014

Late Fall Colors

In my Maine garden, October is turning into November. Last week brought a string of cold, rainy days that provided a preview of November and a reminder of why no Mainer has ever declared November their favorite month. By the time the storm passed, mo...
by Jean's Garden on Oct 27, 2014

Late Fall Colors

In my Maine garden, October is turning into November. Last week brought a string of cold, rainy days that provided a preview of November and a reminder of why no Mainer has ever declared November their favorite month. By the time the storm passed, mo...
by Jean's Garden on Oct 27, 2014

Purple, Pink and Lavender Oh My!

It is hard to believe we've met the half way point of the year. Our temperatures certainly don't reflect it's the middle of July. This morning we had a brisk cool 58 degrees I believe a record breaker for us this time of the year, and the...
by lynnesgiftsfromtheheart on Jul 15, 2014

A Fond Farewell

Early on Sunday morning, I closed the door of my Gettysburg townhouse for the last time, put the last of the trash out by the curb, and drove away to Maine. Unlike previous May departures, which were usually just for the summer, this time I was movin...
by Jean's Garden on May 27, 2014

A Fond Farewell

Early on Sunday morning, I closed the door of my Gettysburg townhouse for the last time, put the last of the trash out by the curb, and drove away to Maine. Unlike previous May departures, which were usually just for the summer, this time I was movin...
by Jean's Garden on May 27, 2014

The Lovely Month of May: GBBD, May 2014

After months of below-normal temperatures, it has suddenly become summer-like in southern Pennsylvania, and my Gettysburg garden has burst into bloom. Some flowers, like those of Viburnum x Burkwoodii, came and went so quickly that I barely had time...
by Jean's Garden on May 15, 2014

Fun Flower Facts: Hosta

Hosta, also known as plantain lily, is a genus of about 40 plants native to Eastern Asia. It is a flowering plant, producing spikes of lily-like flowers in lavender or white, but it is more valued for its attractive, showy … Continue reading &#...
by Fun Flower Facts on Sep 2, 2013


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