|Posted by Enchanted Gardens on September 2, 2012 at 12:10 AM||comments (1)|
We will be presenting our program "A Collector's Guide to Hosta" as part of Medfield's Community Education program on Monday, September 24, 2012 from 7:00 - 8:30 pm.
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|Posted by Joan Butler on April 13, 2012 at 12:25 AM||comments (1)|
Miniature and dwarf hosta are gaining in popularity. They are widely used in troughs and rock gardens. When planted in the landscape, they look best grouped together, accented with other tiny perennials and conifers.
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|Posted by Enchanted Gardens on February 16, 2012 at 4:20 PM||comments (2)|
While attending New England Grows earlier this month, a trade show that highlights new trends in landscaping and horticulture, I heard that Tony Avent was scheduled to speak. His topic was “100 Perennials I Wouldn’t Garden Without”, and I knew I couldn’t miss it. Tony Avent is a plant explorer, hybridizer, all-around plant guru,...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Joan Butler on January 5, 2012 at 12:05 PM||comments (0)|
There are very few perennials available to us here in New England that offer the color and form of blue hosta. With colors ranging from deep blue to powdery light blue, they offer a quiet presence that can be used almost anywhere in the shade garden. Plants range in size from giant to small and display a variety of forms and leaf shapes.
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|Posted by Enchanted Gardens on January 3, 2012 at 3:30 PM||comments (0)|
Joan Butler's hosta collection was featured in a summer garden tour sponsored by the New England Hosta Society. As one member relates in the Society's newsletter: "Joan Butler's garden... 'a work in progress' claims Joan, well you could have fooled me. The beds were meticulously laid out with...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Enchanted Gardens on June 14, 2011 at 11:00 AM||comments (1)|
According to the Perennial Plant Association, hostas have become the No. 1 selling perennial in America. And no wonder. With more than 7,000 named varieties to choose from, there is a size, color and shape of hosta to suit every taste and garden. In addition, this shade-tolerant perennial is easy to grow and serves many functions in the landscape. Large hosta, such asH. 'Sagae' and H....Read Full Post »