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How A Happy Little Garden Makes You Smile

How A Happy Little Garden Makes You Smile

My little garden brings me much joy. It’s not much a garden, but it’s mine, and I love it. 

I went to Lowe’s with my best friend, and we had a great time choosing the perfect gardening items we needed. They surely have unique flowers. Pricey, but well worth it. I still have a few spots to plant in, but this is my start for the summer. I know they will bloom into beauties for all to enjoy. I plan on shooting some pics every week to update their growth. 

I’m on a mission to find out all the names of these flowers, so if you recognize any of them, please do post in the comments. I really appreciate it!

Elijah Blue:
Common Name: Blue fescue

Type: Ornamental Grass
Family: Poaceae
Zone: 4 to 8
Height: 0.75 to 1.00 feet
Spread: 0.50 to 0.75 feet
Bloom Time: June to July
Bloom Description: Green with a purple tinge
Sun: Full sun
Water: Dry to medium
Maintenance: High
Suggested Use: Ground Cover
Flower: Insignificant
Leaf: Colorful
Tolerate: Drought, Dry Soil, Shallow-Rocky Soil, Black Walnut, Air Pollution


Elijah Blue


Pink Elf – French Hydrangea

Pink Elf – French Hydrangea:
Height: 24 inches

Spread: 24 inches
Sunlight:  Full Sun, Partial Shade
Hardiness Zone: 6a
Other Names: French Hydrangea, Bigleaf Hydrangea
Description: One of the showiest and most desired summer-blooming garden plants with large pink lace cap flowers that get more blue in acid soil; a compact variety, blooms on old wood of the previous season


Red Fox Speedwell

Red Fox Speedwell: 

Height:Medium 15″ (Plant 12-14″apart)
Bloom Time:Spring to Late Summer
Sun-Shade:Full Sun to Half Sun/ Half Shade
Zones:3-8   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition:Normal, Clay, Sandy
Flower / Accent:Red / Red
Pot Size:3.5″ square x 4″ deep
Dazzling red tapering spikes of Veronica Red Fox arch upward to add vibrant color to the summer garden. A carefree tidy plant with medium green, toothed, lance-shaped foliage. Lasts well when cut, charming in bud vases. Classic Veronica spikes in lovely hues. Any well-drained soil in full to part sun will do. Long lasting and carefree.










Some of the shrubs are babies yet just planted last year. I am excited to see them blossom and grow up!

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