Category Archives: Amaranthus

Overlook Farm, MA

Sister, neice and I visited Overlook Farm on Saturday, an educational endeavor in eastern-central Massachusetts, owned and run by Heifer International.  Visitors are welcome to look around the grounds and the demonstration gardens include small sites representing how people live around … Continue reading

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Moving the daylillies

I bought maybe one plant of a deep red daylilly at a public garden that I visited in New York State many years ago.  It was in the bed along the front walk before I planted the roses and I … Continue reading

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Early dahlias

It’s still too early for my full season dahlia gallery.  The dinnerplate dahlias are tight buds, but starting to show color.  I’m enjoying the flowers too much though, not to share.  Croyden Masterpiece is not as large as it should be … Continue reading

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Decorative Amaranths again

I just wanted to share a couple of photos of my decorative amaranths.  One question I have is whether I should be pinching out the middle to encourage side shoots. especially in Love Lies Bleeding.  No one on the gardens … Continue reading

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Amaranthus, decorative types

I am playing with decorative amaranths this year.  I would really like to find a US source for “Ponytails”, see left, but none of the major seed companies seem to carry it in the US.  T&M does but not in … Continue reading

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