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What’s in the Garden? – O

Categories: Alphabetical Gardening.

~ O-o-o-o what did I find in the garden that starts with O for this week.  I’m really enjoying this alphabetical gardening challenge each week. The gorgeous orange orioles are frequent summer visitors to the garden.  I make nectar for them but never add any colour.  They also love slices of oranges and will peck at them for nourishment. Blobs of grape jelly are a favourite of theirs too. We had lots in the spring of this year but now they have left for a better climate. orioles I’ve made a grape vine obelisk for the garden.  One year I
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O for Obedient Plant

Categories: Plants and Seeds.

O for Obedience plant … a perennial plant that isn’t always obedient in the garden as it can become quite invasive. Or is it O for obedient plant … that shows no obedience when growing in the garden. Obedience/obedient plant or physostegia grows well in most types of soil and likes full sun to a bit of shade.  Newer varieties are being developed that aren’t so invasive.  I have white and pink plants in the garden and tend to plant them at the edge of the garden where the mower cuts down the shoots that spread into the grass. The common
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