Garden Delights For Midsummer

 


Article by: Marie Fisher

We have once again reached the wonderful magical time of midsummer, when the garden , Making a Pond With a Pond Liner is aglow with sensational blooms and a fantastic array of colors. , Henry Doubleday Research Association Many of these wonderful blooms fill the air , Landscaping 101 with their tantalising perfume.

I often pause for a while especially at twilight when the scent from the blooms are at their stongest, and I feel extremely proud of the effort that I have put into my garden. , 6 Steps To A Greener, Healthier Lawn

This is when I really appreciate how worthwhile it has all been.

No doubt your garden , How to Create a Wildflower is looking really special as well, but if by any chance you feel there are any gaps, or plants , Using Vines to Beautify Your House that you think could be doing better, might I suggest that you take some inspiration from some of these wonderful blooms which I find truly magnificent.

In my opinion these are some of the blooms that will enhance any garden and delight the senses with their combined scents.

Rose eglanteria - This sweet briar rose , The Rich History of Wild s is valued for the strong apple aroma which comes from the leaves, but there is also much more than a pink flower , A Few Simple Facts About Purple Martins in summer, , Outdoor Wood Furniture - Check the Method of Construction Before Buying it is followed by a deep red in the autumn. , Vermicomposting - Worm Composters For Eco-Friendly Waste Disposal and Recycling I think that it is an extremely handsome bush, and it also makes an impenetrable hedge. , Boxelder Bugs (Maple Bugs) Invade Homes in Fall

Agastache faoeniculum (anise hyssop) - This is a stately herbaceous perennial, whose silver green , Henry Doubleday Research Association leaves release a liquorice aniseed fragrance. The rich violet blue , Barefoot at the Cottage color flowers , Pictures Of Landscaping - Using Other Peoples Ideas To Design Your Landscape are particularly loved by bees, butterflies and goldfinches among others. I find the rich beautiful color , 3 Easy Steps to Growing Plants from Seed delightful when it bursts into my garden in the late summer, , Feed the Birds and lasts right through to autumn. , Six Good Reasons For Going Organic

Cytisus battandeiri (Moroccan Broom) - When planted around the walls , 6 Steps To A Greener, Healthier Lawn of the house , Potting Benches: Beautiful and Practical or around the patio, , Vermicomposting - Worm Composters For Eco-Friendly Waste Disposal and Recycling the crushed pineapple aroma which comes from the cones of the yellow blossom will pervade the air. , Wind Chimes Soothe The Soul

It truly excites the senses on the warm still days of June and July, with its wonderful aroma wafting into the house , A Few Simple Facts About Purple Martins or patio , Tulips: Anything But Typical area. It should be encouraged to flower , How To Mow A Lawn freely so that you get the most from this absolutely wonderful flower. , Barefoot at the Cottage

Magnolia grandiflora - The large chalices are a joy in late summer , Barefoot at the Cottage with a wonderful lemon zest aroma. It should be helped to bloom when young by espalier-training the shoots against a warm sunny wall. , Would You Like More Information About Climbing Roses? Train them horizontally, and shorten new shoots to five leaves in August.

Dianthus (Brymton Red) - These lovely old fashioned dianthus have a lingering clove fragrance and the "Brymton red" is a true peacock among them. They yield a brilliant display of single deep red flowers , Pictures Of Landscaping - Using Other Peoples Ideas To Design Your Landscape laced with darker markings, and are just scintillating in June. Be sure to deadhead flowers , Making a Garden Pond With a Pond Liner weekly to channel your plants , 3 Easy Steps to Growing s from Seed energy into producing more shoots and blooms.

Eucryphia nymansay - This elegant evergreen is famous for its summer , Want A View? Start Growing Orchids On Trees and autumn , Swimming Pool Chemicals: Algaecides & Clarifiers display of large honey scented white flowers. , Boxelder Bugs (Maple Bugs) Invade Homes in Fall The flower , Landscaping, An American Pass Time is coveted by nectar seeking bees. It needs a warm and sunny location. , Pictures Of Landscaping - Using Other Peoples Ideas To Design Your Landscape I absolutely adore these.

Ferdinand Pitchard - This is an old fashioned rose , How To Keep Your Yard Ornamental With A Proper Sago Palm Care with the beckoning smell of fresh picked raspberries. The globular pink , Create the Perfect Patio: Finding Great Furniture blooms striped with crimson and purple will be your reward for planting this fantastic rose. It thrives on humis rich soil , Feng Shui In the Garden in full sunlight, and it will bring color to the summer season , Six Good Reasons For Going Organic most beautifully.

Other Flowers , Making a Garden Pond With a Pond Liner To Bring A Fesival Of Color , Barefoot at the Cottage And Delight.

Gladiolus communis - Until recently people looked down their noses at gladiolus but they do make really good border flowers. , Vegetable Growing for Beginners They are excellent at cramming the other colors, , Hedge Trimmers Are Tools Not Toys and they barely take any space at ground level.

Scabiosa "Ace of Spades" - This is one for the chocoholics, "Ace of Spades" is a mass of velvet and maroon with little white , Create the Perfect Patio: Finding Great Furniture pins that have a pincushion effect. What a beautiful flower , 3 Easy Steps to Growing Plants from Seed this is, nestle them amongthe green , Pictures Of Landscaping - Using Other Peoples Ideas To Design Your Landscape foliage of alchemilla for contemporary color , Create the Perfect Patio: Finding Great Furniture scheming. Allow the last flowers , Landscaping, An American Pass Time to self-sow.

Delphinium Belladonna Group - If you are looking for grace and charm then Belladonna hybrids are for you. They are ideal for summoning a romantic effect, look wonderful around cottages, and bring an English type of charm to your garden. , Corylopsis (Winterhazel) - Spicata For a full season , Hedge Trimmers Are Tools Not Toys of color , How to Create a Wildflower Garden grow with peonies, poppies and dahlias. Cut down the first spikes once they have flowered for a second flush of blooms.

Papaver " Lady Frederick Moore" - A charming peach poppy is much softer on the eye than the traditional pillar box red oriental, and is easier to blend with the pastels of early summer. , Silk Palm Trees Grow , Outdoor Wood Furniture - Check the Method of Construction Before Buying in the sun , Turn Your Patio Into A Voluminous Vegetable Garden and hope for gentle weather , 3 Easy Steps to Growing Plants from Seed to prolong this tissue paper like flower. , Feed the Birds

Monarda "Capricorn" - Think magenta, think hardy geranium? Why not try an unusual monarda instead, with its beautiful , Vegetable Growing for Beginners aromatic foliage and spidery petals, totally adored by bees. The stunning color , US Flag Etiquette and shapes make it a good contender with spikes of lythrum and veronica. It is best planted in the sun , Using Garden Decor For a Complete Garden where the soil , Adirondack Chairs - The Proper Way to Care for Them does not get too dry nor the space too crowded.

LLathyrus latifolius - A delightful sweet pea that is everlasting but without the sweet scent I am afraid,,so you can never quite have it all can you! However, with the strong aromas from the flowers , 3 Easy Steps to Growing Plants from Seed above this pretty flower, , Potting Benches: Beautiful and Practical I do think that it is worth having in your garden. , A Few Simple Facts About Purple Martins The flowers , Potting Benches: Beautiful and Practical are much bigger than the annual , 3 Easy Steps to Growing Plants from Seed L.odoratus,with iridescent shells for petals, and twining tendrils that obliginly twirlup small trees , The Secret of Rooting Cuttings or wires on sunny fences. Give them the occasional folier feed and cut down last years foliage in the winter. , Planning Your Garden from Scratch - the Basics

Acunthus mallis - Most perennials , Vegetable Growing for Beginners have unremarkable leaves, but not this stunning bear's breeches. Acunthus makes a versatile backdrop for classic herbaceous borders or jungle style foliage. The dark glossy leaves and spikes of dusky hooded flowers , Henry Doubleday Research Association will make a show all summer , Taking Care of Your Bonsai long. Water , Landscaping 101 well in dry summers. , 3 Easy Steps to Growing Plants from Seed

Achillea "Walther Funcke" - If pastels are not your bag, spice things up instead with paprika shades of "Walter Funcke"! Add a scattering of yellow day lilies and mix in the wispy blonde leaves of ponytail grass, , Use Floating Row Covers to Grow Better Cucumbers Without Spraying (Stipa tenuissima), for good measure. It makes a compact drought , Landscaping, An American Pass Time tolerant mix for a sunny border where space is tight.

Thalictrum delavayi - Verbena bonariensis is not the only see-through plant. , Potting Benches: Beautiful and Practical The tall meadow rue is wonderful airy for the front of a border, with perenial ferny foliage and clouds of tiny, fluffy flowers , A Few Simple Facts About Purple Martins on skinny purple stems. Grow on the cool side of the garden , Hydroponics ing - An Introduction To Hydroponics Gardening For Beginners (part 4) Environment where the soil , How to Create a Wildflower Garden does not get too dry in summer. , Tulips: Anything But Typical

These are just a few of my favorite wonderfully scented flowers , Landscaping 101 and plants , How to Create a Wildflower Garden that I think will add a soft to dramatic color , Pictures Of Landscaping - Using Other Peoples Ideas To Design Your Landscape to your garden. , Swimming Pool Chemicals: Algaecides & Clarifiers

So why not let your imagination and flair for color , Vermicomposting - Worm Composters For Eco-Friendly Waste Disposal and Recycling work magic on your own garden. , How To Design And Build A Fish Pond I can tell you that I feel like a true artist when my garden , Planning Your from Scratch - the Basics is in full bloom.
About the Author

Marie K Fisher is an avid gardening , Tulips: Anything But Typical enthusiast with a passion for exotic flowers , A Few Simple Facts About Purple Martins and wondeful colors. , Turn Your Patio Into A Voluminous Vegetable Garden She is a regular contributor to Garden , Landscaping 101 Center Showplace a leading online Garden , How To Mow A Lawn Center. For more details of the superb range of products , Silk Palm Trees offered, and also more Featured Articles And Tips , Hydroponics Gardening - An Introduction To Hydroponics Gardening For Beginners (part 4) Environment on Gardening , Landscaping 101 visit http://www.gardencentershowplace.com

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