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Front of Porch Garden

The old bushes died and I redug this area. Need things to fill it, so I am trying Hardy Geranium and Columbine. The Bleeding Heart is in the corner by the stairs, and I planted 2 miniature Hollyhocks (mallow) near the outer corner. Got these bonus bulbs which I cannot identify, but I think they are Oxalis, which I put in the front. The birdfeeder is here, so I will have Sunflowers, too! I have some ground covers in there – a Creeping Sedum of some sort, and some Lamium.

Containing 6 plants, PauletticusJ's Front of Porch garden is an outdoor garden located in Clintonville, United States.

This is a Foundation garden that is known to be in USDA Hardiness Zone 4b. It has mainly Sandy Loam soil and receives Partial Sun light.

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Only one Columbine is doing well. One seems like it is starting, one seems dead. The Lamium is blooming!

Posted on 24 May 15 (about 4 years ago)

I have discovered that the free bulbs i got were ranunculous. The bulbs looked like little bunches of bananas. I saw a photo of the sprouting leaves online and I do believe this is what I received now. They have sprouted well, but I know nothing about them! I seem to remember them being named something like “pinks”. I am very curious to see what these turn out to look like.

Posted on 11 Jun 15 (about 4 years ago)

I planted some potted begonias here and they look beautiful with the blue Lamium and Geraniums! The Columbine is blooming now, too.

Posted on 23 Jun 15 (about 4 years ago)

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