The May 2023 Garden Ramble - 27 East

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The May 2023 Garden Ramble

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Red Baron’s toasted foliage. Many times when this happens the tree will releaf, but that can but a major strain on the tree's food reserves when it's going into next winter as it sets leaf buds and flower buds for next spring. ANDREW MESSINGER

Red Baron’s toasted foliage. Many times when this happens the tree will releaf, but that can but a major strain on the tree's food reserves when it's going into next winter as it sets leaf buds and flower buds for next spring. ANDREW MESSINGER

Astilbe

Astilbe "Delft Lace" was badly burned by the freeze with nearly all the stem tips turned crispy. In the garden since 2013, this is the first time it’s shown any frost or freeze damage, but each of the 13 varieties of Astilbe in the garden showed similar damage this year. ANDREW MESSINGER

Freeze damage to Rodgersia

Freeze damage to Rodgersia "Bronze Peacock." This plant has been in this spot since 2014 growing larger each year as a magnificent specimen plant. While half of the foliage was damaged the other half seems viable and will probably support the plant through the growing season. That’s the hope anyway. ANDREW MESSINGER

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  • Publication: Residence
  • Published on: May 25, 2023
  • Columnist: Andrew Messinger
This week, as I run out of the days of May, a ramble — my monthly attempt to cover a number of topics briefly and sharing some information with you... more

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