Melanie Gatfield

Melanie Gatfield

Melanie Gatfield
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Euphorbia characias wulfenii or Spurge. zone 6 to 8, perform best in Mediterranean-type climates and may show stress in hot/humid summers, clay soils and wet winters. 2-4 feet high. cut back after bloom in summers.

Euphorbia characias wulfenii or Spurge. zone 6 to 8, perform best in Mediterranean-type climates and may show stress in hot/humid summers, clay soils and wet winters. 2-4 feet high. cut back after bloom in summers.

Great Design Plant: Lively Fountain Grass Thrives Just About Anywhere Pennisetum alopecuroides Fountain grass USDA zones 6 to 9 Water requirement: Medium to wet Full sun to part shade Mature Size: 2 1/2 to 5 feet tall and wide Benefits and tolerances: Tolerates dry conditions, wet soil, air pollution; prefers full sun but will take light shade; attracts birds Seasonal interest: Flowers are showy late summer into fall and persist through winter When to plant: Spring, summer or fall

Great Design Plant: Lively Fountain Grass Thrives Just About Anywhere Pennisetum alopecuroides Fountain grass USDA zones 6 to 9 Water requirement: Medium to wet Full sun to part shade Mature Size: 2 1/2 to 5 feet tall and wide Benefits and tolerances: Tolerates dry conditions, wet soil, air pollution; prefers full sun but will take light shade; attracts birds Seasonal interest: Flowers are showy late summer into fall and persist through winter When to plant: Spring, summer or fall

Lavandula angustifolia 'Royal Velvet' This lavender is very showy when blooming plants are covered with long stemmed, dark navy-blue and lavender flower spikes. The 3 to 4" long flower spikes hold their dark color as a dried flower. Home gardeners will enjoy it for its rapid growth, its long bloom period in late spring to early summer, and tolerance of wet winters. Color: Very dark purple,18-24"

Lavandula angustifolia 'Royal Velvet' This lavender is very showy when blooming plants are covered with long stemmed, dark navy-blue and lavender flower spikes. The 3 to 4" long flower spikes hold their dark color as a dried flower. Home gardeners will enjoy it for its rapid growth, its long bloom period in late spring to early summer, and tolerance of wet winters. Color: Very dark purple,18-24"

incorporation of decorative stone wall can be a step in the right direction in the arrangement of the interior or exterior. Stone walls as decor are very effective

incorporation of decorative stone wall can be a step in the right direction in the arrangement of the interior or exterior. Stone walls as decor are very effective

Created from shells found picked along beaches during family vacations. Makes a great wreath (but I prefer it as a central focus piece to be hung and enjoyed and seen everyday indoors).