This was the garden bed that greeted us at one of the gardens we visited a couple of weeks ago for the Garden Conservancy Open Days Program in northwestern Connecticut. It ran alond the entire driveway of this house, and it was stunning. But I couldn’t help wondering what this bed looks like for the rest of the season. I had a chance to talk to the homeowner, and she says that this entire bed is filled with daffodils in spring. The daylilies and black-eyed Susans start to emerge soon after and their foliage hides the fading foliage of the daffodils. Now that I think about it, a bank of solid green for a couple of months before they start to bloom wouldn’t be so bad. But I bet there’s something she could add to bridge the gap. What would you suggest?
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