These Days In May

If we were to count the trips made from the nursery area to the greenhouse, from the vegetable gardens to the display beds, I think the distance we cover would be measured in miles…..many. No gym work outs for us, just the regular lifting, hauling, bending, walking, and constant moving that goes along with what we do everyday. No complaints, it all feels great. And, here are a few things in the gardens that make all this worthwhile.

Peony veitchii

Peony veitchii

Magnolia  seedling

Magnolia seedling

Darmera peltata

Darmera peltata


One giant task every season is labeling the plants in the nursery. This is pretty much always Rick’s job, his plant nomenclature far exceeds mine, as customers well know! Everyday new plants are potted, then labeled, and put out into the sales area.Picture 994
Our friend Lucky likes to keep the plants company

Our friend Lucky likes to keep the plants company


And…..two more plants that we feel are worth mentioning……
Glaucidium palmatum

Glaucidium palmatum

Podphyllum peltatum

Podphyllum peltatum

4 comments on “These Days In May

  1. Hi love your plant area…Question for you … I have grown Podphyllum from seed and the plant is about the size of yours and is about 7 years old….when will I ever see it flower…??? I never give up but I would love to see the flower and fruit one day… 😦

    • Hi Sue,
      Which species of Podophyllum are you growing? It is possible that it is in too much shade…..having grown your plant from seed would not be the cause of non flowering. can you describe the growing conditions? Hope we can help! Thank you for following the blog! hope your spring is going well!
      denise

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