We’re visiting with Marilyn Regnier today. We’ve visited her garden before (Marilyn’s Missouri-Inspired Garden in Minnesota), and today she’s joining in the fun of looking back and sharing the highlights of her 2023 gardening season.
I garden in Minnetonka Beach, Minnesota, Zone 4, and every spring I make a trip to the Minneapolis Farmer’s Market to purchase most of my annual plants.
This 2023 spring color combination is ready for planting.
I brought some of my peonies (Paeonia hybrids, Zones 3–8) into the house, the white one with red splashes (‘Festiva Maxima’) being the oldest and most fragrant.
A chartreuse sedum, purple heliotrope (Heliotrope arborescens, Zones 10–11 or as an annual), and ‘Butterfly’ marguerite daisies (Argyranthemum frutescens ‘Butterfly’, Zones 10–11 or as an annual) complete this bed.
This final image of the season includes Hydrangea ‘Endless Summer’ (Zones 5–9) blooms.
I hope you liked my 2023 gardening season. I enjoyed the color combination so much I might have to plant it again.
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