North Border - May 2016Lady's mantleRuta graveolens ‘Jackman’s Blue’<em>Clematis</em> ‘Jackmanii’ July 2016<em>Heuchera</em> ‘Chocolate Ruffles’Mexican Evening Primrose

North Border - May 2016

Lady's mantle

Ruta graveolens ‘Jackman’s Blue’

Clematis ‘Jackmanii’ July 2016

Heuchera ‘Chocolate Ruffles’

Mexican Evening Primrose

There is no such thing as a maintenance-free plant or landscape.

The Renegade Gardener (Don Engebretson)

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