Audrey's Plantmania

An Annapolis gardener sharing her bounty at bargain prices

Foxgloves (Digitalis) April 27, 2012

The amazing foxglove stops people in their tracks with her beautiful speckled flowers in shades of pink and purple in May.

 

Stalks of flowers reach 3-4′ tall, and bloom for a long period in May, flowering first at the bottom of the stalk and following with more flowers all along the stem.  Wonderful for the back of a border, and makes a great cut flower.  Will grow in sun or shade.

She’s a biennial, but readily drops seed after blooming.  Or you can collect it and scatter it all over your garden.  A must-have show-stopper!

 

 

 

Spring is here! March 21, 2011

I’m an Annapolis Gardener with lots of plants to share. Are you a beginner? Yard choked with weeds? Don’t worry. In addition to selling plants, I love talking about gardening, and I’d be happy to share my expertise and get you started. We all were beginners once, and almost all of the plants here require little care, so don’t worry!

Come visit my garden and take home an armload of plants.  Most plants here are $2 or $3 for a small pot, $4 or $5 for large pots, $6 for shrubs.  (Cash only please.)

I plan to keep adding plants as things come up this spring.  I’ve also started seeds for various annuals and perennials that I will sell here.  Keep checking back for the latest.

Gardening has enriched my life so much, and I hope it brings joy to yours as well!

 

Moneyplant (Lunaria annua) March 7, 2010

Biennial, self-seeds readily, so it acts just like a perennial.  Takes sun or shade, purple (sometimes white) blooms in May, wonderful in the woodland garden or under trees.  Drought resistant.  3′ high when in bloom.

By the end of the first summer, the plant will be a large clump of leaves 6″ high and wide.  The 2nd spring, the plant flowers with purple or white stalks of flowers.  Afterward, you’ll see the “money” form, coins that start out green and then turn papery white.  Inside each “coin” are 3-4 seeds.  Spread them around your woodland garden and reserve half, if you like, to scatter the following summer.  That way you’ll have moneyplant blooming every spring instead of every-other.  Enjoy!