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HyVee Perennial Clearance!

Category: Pianolady's Gardens | Posted: Sat Jun 30, 2012 6:23 pm

I guess it's hot and HyVee is clearing out all their plants. Gallon perennials were $2 this week, so I picked up everything I thought I could use. Also found 4" perennials at the hardware store for $.99. Picked up a dozen coral bells in a variety of colors, 4 hardy geraniums, 2 Mazus Reptans, and misc. veronica etc. Frankly I don't remember it all now.

I decided to plant coral bells in front of the new retaining wall and keep it simple. Once it cools down, I'll transplant a low ground cover around them. Thinking about dead nettle or sedum, got plenty of both.


The shade is starting to take over already at noon, but I tried to get a bigger picture of the area.



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eileen wrote on Sat Jun 30, 2012 8:56 pm:


You certainly managed to pick up more than a few bargains didn't you? I wish somewhere around here would have a clearnce sale of plants but, so far, no luck.

I know I've said it before but I really like the new retaining wall.





 

Pianolady wrote on Sat Jun 30, 2012 10:04 pm:


Thanks Eileen!




Cayuga Morning wrote on Sun Jul 01, 2012 10:27 am:


PL--I agree with Eileen. That retaining wall really looks great. I notice the drainpipe at the base. Good idea! I like the material you used and the larger capping stones on top give the wall interest. The coral bells should do well there!





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