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Low-maintenance Plants for Northeast Gardens

Posted: Tue Aug 20, 2013 11:59 pm
by jerrysherry
Jacob's Ladder
Native Jacob's ladder is a first-rate groundcover. A standout selection is the variegated 'Stairway to Heaven', which features pink, white, and green leaves and little blue flowers at (Spam link removed...). Pair it with Canadian wild ginger, anemone, and coral bells for woodland magic.

Foamflower is a perfect groundcover to meander between clumps of established hostas or ferns. Related to coral bells, foamflower sports showy white flowers in late spring and early summer. Many fine selections are available including 'Jeepers Creepers', 'Spring Symphony', and 'Sea Foam'.

Merrybells are charming, easy-to-grow plants that offer cute, dangling yellow flowers in spring. Like many native plants, merrybells look best in mass plantings.

Re: Low-maintenance Plants for Northeast Gardens

Posted: Fri Aug 30, 2013 5:13 pm
by millipede
Removed the link
Always love hearing plant ideas though. Thanks. :)

Re: Low-maintenance Plants for Northeast Gardens

Posted: Fri Sep 26, 2014 4:50 am
by colinwesley
Landscaping is very important if you love gardening. If you really want your garden to be more beautiful you should have at least a lot of decorations that you can use. When you have your first spring with a yard, it could be really overwhelming. Not only do you have to figure out how you can take care of the yard, but additionally you have to purchase all the things to do it. It can get really expensive and cost a cash advance for those who have to buy things like lawn mowers. ((Spam removed by admin)) If you want to buy brand new tools for your gardening or for your lawn, you should have at least a lot of savings. If you need financial help, try availing a payday loan right now and buy the tools that you need.

Re: Low-maintenance Plants for Northeast Gardens

Posted: Sat Oct 04, 2014 10:29 am
by millipede
Sorry you had to be here posting spam. Account deactivated... But, some of what you had to say is worth leaving up for discussion.

Having the equipment to properly maintain a yard can be expensive. We do not even have all the equipment we would like for our property. We would benefit from something like a tractor... But, they are BIG expenses. My neighbor was once driving a tractor(not his) that was worth more than my house. Well, I don't remember how much he said it cost but it was HIGH...

You advice about pay day loans is BAD advice. I will always advise against such things. If you do not have the money to purchase something, or to get a proper loan, you can wait. Putting money into a bank account and saving it up for a few months is far more effective than a small loan. Those (payday loans are a bad idea) often come with horrible interest rates and people end up owing far more money than the item they wanted actually cost... And with those bills, it makes it even more difficult to make the next purchase you need to. Most often, you're just digging yourself into a hole when you take out loans.

You want to do some yard work and don't have all that expensive equipment? start small. Small areas, small projects, smaller tools, smaller costs...
Here at our house we have one electric push mower that we bought used fairly cheap... We also have some hand/non-power tools that you swing back and forth to cut things like grass, bushes, etc.
There is a LOT you can do without those expensive tools... and you can save for those still... in the meantime... you might get a nice workout and get in shape(like people used to do) and do some manual labor.
Anyway... Having an overgrown yard that looks horrible is better than being in debt. So, I strongly encourage people to consider those things carefully. Weigh the wants vs needs with the full reality of your financial situation. A nice looking yard is NOT worth being in debt.