Tuesday, August 11, 2015


Our Muscadine Grapes in the Small Fruit Area of the Arboretum are starting to ripen.  These grapes grow well in our area.  Picking time is late summer.  Planting time is early spring.  Perhaps you want to prepare a spot in your garden so you can pick your own.  Click here for more about:  MUSCADINES IN THE HOME GARDEN

This is a sample of What's In Bloom at the Arboretum this week:

Photos by A. Laliotes
#1  Russian Sage     Perovskia atriplicifolia    (Perennial Border)
#2  Black & Blue Sage   Salvia guarantica      (Children's Garden)
#3  Yarrow              Achillea 'Coronation Gold'  (Children's Garden)
#4  Blanket Flower   Gaillardia aristata          (Wildflowers)
#5  Glossy Abelia     Abelia x grandiflora        ( CPP #1)

#6  Muscadine grape   Vitis rotundifolia 'Hunt'   (Small Fruits)
#7  Rose of Sharon      Hibiscus syriacus           (CPP #2)
#8  Threadleaf Coreopsis  Coreopsis verticillata 'Zagreb'  (Butterfly Garden)
#9  Colorado Blue Spruce   Picea pungens        (CPP #5)