Buds are beginning to show, and if you look closely, you can see that spring will be here soon.
2007: February is a good time to prepare your garden for spring and summer. If you have ever wondered about how to prune your shrubs, roses, and perennials, come by and see how it has been done in the garden. The narcissus smell wonderful, too!
2007: It has been a cold and rainy start so far, but the moisture is welcome this year. March marks the return of growth, and new flowers and shoots burst each day.
The warming weather is most welcome now. Tulips and wisteria are featured early in the month. As April progresses, look for more color in the beds.
2007: Finally a few warm days; the flowers are popping out rapidly now! The rose garden is lovely, and the beds are filling up with colorful blooms.
2007: For June, we showcase close-ups of flowers and leaves. Take a little time to savor the details.
2007: Spectacular flowers are on the way. Dahlias, zinnias, and roses are especially nice. Look for hydrangeas in the shady parts of the garden. Vegetables are starting to ripen, too.
2007: This month may be one of the best for bright colors and profuse flowers. Take in the colors of the flowers, or peek under leaves to see the vegetables ripening.
2007: There continues to be a splashy display of floral color this month. Later in September, look for the bright purple, turquoise, and magenta berries on the Ampelopsis brevipedunculata on the Gazebo.
2006: October, and it looks like rain already. Brighten up the day and come by the garden. Fall vegetables are being harvested, and many, many flowers are blooming. Especially nice are the ampelopsis berries, the beginnings of chrysanthemums, and morning glories.
we have for the last few years, we feature mostly chrysanthemuns in
November. The "Queen of Fall Flowers", the chrysanthemum,
provides the climax of the fall growing season. The thirteen
chrysanthemum flower types, as recognized by the National Chrysanthemum
Society, are well-represented at Gamble. Don't forget to look for fall leaves, and the wonderful Ampelopsis berries on the Gazebo.
2006: It finally feels like winter, now that the rains have arrived. Leaves are falling off the trees just as new shoots are pushing up. It is a quiet time for many plants, but keep an eye out for winter beauties such as camellias.