Lamb's ears and chives

Old standbys: Lambs ears (Stachys byzantina) and chives (Allium schoenoprasum). Great combo and easy to propagate. Photo via Chiot's Run. Grow chives to deter against aphids, apple scab and mildew.


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Garden, unrestrained

What is better in summer than a path lined with zinnias, dahlias, coreopsis, and nasturtiums?

pink poppies

Pink oriental poppies and lady's mantle. Ladies Mantle is one of those plants that make everything near it look more beautiful.

ulf nordfjell design

Knautia macedonica, Eremurus himalaicus and Aruncus dioicus.


Very tall Eremurus (foxtail lilies) in background, pale pink phlomis in front. Bright, deep pink alliums behind phlomis? Linda Cochran Garden, Bainbridge Island (Pacific Northwest) // photo by terry moyemont, 2009

Lovely, English garden.

Hobbs-birtok The Old Rectory, Haselbech, Northamptonshire - a country garden in England

Pettifer's Garden Oxfordshire - gladiolus papilio Ruby photography by Clive Nichols

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