Our Gardens at Home

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strangebutterfly

Last summer we had these rather fierce looking butterflies

Nasturtium

Old nasturtium variety, very vivid

lavender

Trident lavender. Beautiful but low yield.

August garden at home

August garden at home

avidechin

E. angustifolia, best for medicinal use

2catepillars

Determined catepillars on bronze fennel

Czech-lavender

The test garden. Czech lavender and santolina in the foreground, with mullein, nasturtium, garden sage in the background.

echinacea-and-rudbeckia

Anise hyssop, hyssop, horseradish, rudbeckia and echinacea

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Mid May. All the perennial herbs are up. Here we see comfrey, mugwort, lemon verbena, motherwort, yarrow, rue

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Still mid-May. Lamb’s ears not yet blooming, medicinal primrose, vervain, bee balm

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The empty spot here now holds basil and arnica. To the left is my mystery plant.

lushgarden

Summer in the garden

podophyllum-peltatum-colony

Our mayapple (mandrake) colony

sungardenside

The test sungarden