We’re in Sweaburg, Ontario, visiting with Alice Fleurkens. We’ve been to her garden before (Alice’s Front Garden in Canada) so check out the earlier posts if you want to see more.
Oh, how I love coral bells (Heuchera hybrids, Zones 4–8), even though the ants are attacking them left and right. It seems to be their favorite plant for making ant hills in.
This grass was also given to me. (Sorry, I don’t know the name of anything.) We had a great big cedar in front of the basement window and decided we wanted it gone, so my husband very cleverly cut it down himself.
This garden goes all the way down the hill. I planted some more grasses in it, and the bleeding hearts are doing fantastic. They had to be covered with blankets a week ago because we had frost, and they froze in other years and so did damage to the hostas and lilies. They did not die; they just looked ugly for a while.
There is no mulch in the garden yet. But maybe we will still mulch or maybe not. We are undecided. It is expensive.
There was another cedar there in the corner by the door, but it was hitting the roof and did not look very good, so it is gone too. There is a nice hosta and some Miscanthus grass, which does not seem to be doing too well.
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