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13 Oct
Demonstration Garden Next to Driveway

As you enter the Natureworks driveway, there is a small semi-shade garden on your left. Some of the plants it contains include: Brunnera  (SIBERIAN BUGLOSS) Penstemon digitalis  'Huskers Red'  (BEARD TONGUE) Cimicifuga ramosa  'Pink Spike'  (BUGBANE) Miscanthus sinensis ‘Yaku Jima’  (MAIDEN GRASS) Echinacea 'Summer Sky'  (CONEFLOWER) Aster laterifolius 'Lady in Black'...

13 Oct
Flag Garden

Looking for long lasting color late in the season? Check out this purple beautyberry with 'Honeysong Pink' aster. FLAG GARDEN PLANT LIST: Polygonatum odoratum ‘Variegatum’  (VARIEGATED SOLOMON SEAL) Weigela ‘Wine and Roses’  (WEIGELA) Hosta plantaginea  (GRANDIFLORA HOSTA) Athyrium filix-femina x nipponicum ‘Ghost’  (GHOST FERN) Aquilegia vulgaris ‘Nora Barlow’  (COLUMBINE) Iris germanica ‘Beverly Sills’  (GERMAN...

13 Oct
Foundation

FOUNDATION Hamamelis x intermedia ‘Arnold Promise’ (WITCH HAZEL)...

13 Oct
Kids Garden

Carousel Mum Karen helped plan and create the children's garden. "I was inspired by the children's  I Spy  books and the natural curiosity of kids. I hoped it would be fun for them to hunt in a space of their own for various plants with amusing names,...

Rosa 'Chuckles'
13 Oct
Mailbox Garden

MAILBOX ROCK GARDEN Deutzia gracilis ‘Nikko’  (SLENDER DEUTZIA) Geranium sanguineum  (CRANSEBILL GERANIUM) Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Filifera Gold Mop'   (THREADLEAF CYPRESS) Microbiota decussata  (RUSSIAN CYPRESS) Stachys byzantina ‘Helene Von Stein’  (BIG EARS LAMBS EARS) Helictotrichon   sempervirens  (BLUE OAT GRASS) Hemerocallis 'Nonas Garnet Spider'  (DAYLILY) Allium senescens  (CHIVES) Rosa ‘Chuckles’  (SHRUB ROSE) Abeliophyllum distichum   (WHITE FORSYTHIA)...

13 Oct
Main Garden

MAIN GARDEN PLANT LIST: Jasminum nudiflorum (WINTER JASMINE) Chaenomeles (AN UNKNOWN QUINCE VARIETY OVER 50 YEARS OLD!) Heuchera ‘Raspberry Ice’  (CORAL BELLS) Daphne x burkwoodii ‘Carol Mackie’  (DAPHNE) Paeonia (UNKNOWN VARIETY OF PEONY THAT WAS HERE WHEN WE MOVED HERE) Hibiscus moscheutos ‘Plum Crazy’  (ROSE MALLOW) Phlox glaberrima ‘Morris Berd’  (GARDEN PHLOX) Caryopteris...

12 Oct
North Border

In 2012 the factory next door to Natureworks was purchased by a couple who wanted to make our shared boundary more beautiful. Invasive plants were removed  and a stone retaining wall was built.  Thousands of bulbs were planted in the fall. In the spring of...

12 Oct
Orange Garden

ORANGE GARDEN with telephone cable - PLANT LIST: Papaver  (ORANGE POPPY) Rhus typhina ‘Tiger Eyes’  (STAGHORN SUMAC) Baptisia sphaerocarpa ‘Screaming Yellow’  (FALSE INDIGO YELLOW) Baptisia x ‘Purple Smoke’  (FALSE INDIGO PURPLE) Lonicera sempervirens ‘Manifich’   (HONEYSUCKLE VINE) Aconitum napellus  (MONKSHOOD) Belamcanda chinensis     (BLACKBERRY LILY) Caryopteris incana ‘Sunshine Blue’  (BLUE MIST SHRUB) Buddleia  (BUTTERFLY BUSH)...

Rosa 'Chuckles'
12 Oct
Pink Garden

PINK GARDEN PLANT LIST: Geranium ‘Pink Penny’  (CRANESBILL GERANIUM) Aquilegia ‘Origami Pink and White’  (COLUMBINE) Rumex sanguineus var. sanguineus (ORNAMENTAL DOCK) Rosa ‘Pink Knockout’  (ROSE) Dendranthema morifolium ‘Venus’ (CHRYSANTHEMUM)...

12 Oct
Porch Garden

PORCH GARDEN PLANT LIST: Helleborus orientalis (LENTEN ROSE) Hosta ‘Jade Cascade’  (PLANTAIN LILY) Acanthopanax sieboldianus ‘Variegata’ (VARIEGATED FIVE LEAF ARALIA) Corydalis cheilanthifolia (YELLOW BLEEDING HEART) Liriope spicata ‘Silver Dragon’ (LILYTURF) Eupatorium maculatum ‘Little Joe’ (JOE PYE WEED) Picea abies ‘Pendula’  (WEEPING NORWAY SPRUCE) Picea pungens ‘Montgomery’ (MONTGOMERY BLUE SPRUCE)...