Category Archives: Sunny Garden

Sunny Garden Leaves No Stones Unturned

by Joe Kelly, Certified Master Gardener Although we’ll never stop adding new plants and moving others, the Sunny Garden’s multi-year renovation is finally coming to a close. Right now, the late-spring bloom peak has brought a burst of colors, thanks … Continue reading

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New Focal Point for the Sunny Garden

by Elaine Mills, Certified Master Gardener Photos © 2017 Elaine Mills The Sunny Garden has a new focal point: a striking wooden arbor arching over the central entrance path. The new structure was designed and installed by Master Gardener Alex … Continue reading

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Sunny Garden Kicks Off the Season

What’s with all the Weeds? By Joe Kelly, Master Gardener Where did all those weeds come from? Yes, the overabundance of weeds has been our greatest challenge so far this spring in the Sunny Garden. Worst of all were the traditional … Continue reading

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Rejuvenating Beds in the Sunny Garden

by Mary Frase and Elaine Mills Our class project as members of the 2012 class involved rejuvenating two beds in the Sunny Demonstration Garden.  The project turned out to be considerably more complex than we initially anticipated and is still … Continue reading

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Sunny Demonstration Garden at Bon Air Park

by Elaine Mills, Master Gardener Plans for a demonstration garden featuring sun-loving perennials took shape in 1990 when Lyle Priddy, a member of the Master Gardener class of 1989, agreed to be the coordinator.  Although several sites for the garden … Continue reading

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