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Aging Gardens
Joe Landsberger
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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West End Neighbors
Garden and History Tours

Ideas for color and companions
in the garden:

Perennials in April |
Perennials in May |
Perennials in June |
Perennials in July |
Perennials in September

Ground covers through the months |
Shrubs through the months |
Trees through the months |
Installations and art |

Minnesota Noxious Weed List
(external link)

Minnesota Wildflowers
(external link)

Extremely Cold Hardy Perennials
Perennial Resource (external link)

Best Performing Perennials
Midwest Gardening  (external link)

My professional homepage

Virtual Tour of the Leech Goodrich Perennials in April:

chionodoxa  Glory-of-the-SnowMarch 29, 2021!:
Chionodoxa (Glory-of-the-Snow)

But no snow--first to bloom in 2021.

crocusApril 4, 2021:

clematis snowdriftApril 4, 2021:
Clematis snowdrift

This very early vine is a rare treasure.

White tulipsApril 22, 2021:
A collection of white tulips

This is a memorial garden for our three whippets: Bess (2006-2019), Annie (2003-2020), and Maud (2011-2020)

lenten roseApril 22, 2020:
Lenten rose (Helleborus orientalis)

A perennial in the buttercup family. Photo reminds me of the Little Shop of Horrors...Lenten Rose in 2021

April 4, 2021

bloodrootApril 23, 2020:
Bloodroot (Sanguinaria canadensis)

HyacinthApril 24, 2020:

In front of the garage's garden house that stores marginally hardy plants during winter.

Yellow tulipApril 25, 2020:
A solitary yellow tulip, a veteran of over 20 years

tulip dasystemon tardaApril 26, 2020:
Yellow tulip (dasystemon tarda)

DaffodilApril 27, 2020:

Another veteran of 20+ years that blooms rarely in deep shade.

rainy day
A rainy day is the perfect time for a walk in the woods.

Rachel Carson