DGDBobbie Brooks
Gloucester MA 01930
Email:  lilylady@comcast.net


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Tapestry Design
DESIGNING A TAPESTRY GARDEN  new

Description - Combining rich bold tapestry colors in your garden; explored with trees, shrubs, perennials, annuals. Daylilies are featured as the summer show offs. Featured in the AHS Daylily Journal Winter 2011.
Tapestry Design

Plum, Purple, Lavender
DESIGNING A PLUM, PURPLE, LAVENDER GARDEN  new

Description - How to create a garden featuring flowers and foliage that are in the purple, plum, lavender colors. Although daylilies are predominant, trees, shrubs, perennials, spring and fall plants are explored. Featured article in the AHS Daylily Journal Spring 2012.
Plum, Purple, Lavender

Yellow Design
WHAT TO DO WITH ALL YOUR YELLOW DAYLILIES  new

Description – Like the sun in the sky, yellow daylilies become the stars of this garden. We’ll explore how to create a Blue/Yellow garden featuring foliage as well as flowers. Tree, shrub, perennial, and annual suggestions given. Featured article in the AHS Daylily Journal Summer 2012.
Yellow Daylilies

Design
DESIGNING GARDENS

Description - Focus on trees, shrubs, perennials, then additions. Gardens needs structure, varied plant forms, color vignettes, and focus on seasonal plantings. One must first decide what kind of garden is desired and design from there. Not everything needs to be in every garden. Popular with clubs.
Design

Trees and Shrubs
TREES AND SHRUBS – THE BACKBONES OF YOUR GARDEN

Description – Good Garden Designs start with Trees and Shrubs as the backbone of the garden. Something that will look good in all seasons, give height, depth and interest. Then you can add perennials, annuals, bulbs etc. Several suggestions and examples given to use in a northern/central gardens.
Trees and Shrubs

Unusual and Usual Perennials
USUAL AND UNUSUAL PERENNIALS

Description – Are you interested in the tried and true or looking for plant collections and unusual varieties? Remember to learn your plant’s requirements. Know your own sun, soil, and water conditions. Many examples are given along with pictures in actual local gardens. I am a collector of unusual plants but also realize the need for the tried and true for easy care maintenance.
Unusual and Usual Perennials

Shade Gardens
SHADE GARDENS

Description – There are many varied Shade Garden Conditions – Deep shade? Dappled Shade? Sun quickly in the morning or late afternoon? Planting under trees? Know your plants needs. Right place, right plant! Many suggestions other than the well known hostas! Shrubs, perennials, annuals.
Shade Gardens

Daylily Collection
DESIGNING GARDENS WITH YOUR DAYLILY COLLECTION

Description – Now that you have collected a variety of wonderful daylilies, how might they be best displayed in your gardens? And with what companion plants if you so choose to add daylilies to your perennial borders? Seasonal and colorful vignettes add suggestions to enhance your collection. This lecture is a big hit with daylily clubs.
Daylily Collection

Ornamentation
CREATIVE GARDEN ORNAMENTATION

Description – The final enhancement? Or might it be something special to build a garden scene around? Found objects, family antique heirlooms, or barn finds. Every garden is enhanced by some special ornamentations. Fences, gates, arbors, and special containers are only the tip of the iceberg!
Ornamentation

Containers
SPECTACULAR CONTAINER GARDENS

Description - Tired of boring 'stick it in a pot' geraniums or petunias? Discover new exciting container plants and groupings for window boxes, antique containers, huge hangers, and small choice tidbits. A complete town of spectacular containers is feature along with many other suggestions.
Containers

Companions
GARDEN COMPANIONS

Description – What plant goes well with what? It is a matter of observation, experimentation, and concentration on color, form and texture. Many wonderful combos featured for both the sun and shade gardens. This is one of my fortes and many suggestion pictures are seen. Another club favorite!
Companions

Wildflowers
WILDFLOWERS IN YOUR LANDSCAPE

Description – Want to enhance the natural plant settings in your garden? Suggestions on what to plant where and what naturalizes (spreads or self seeds); what might be invasive and the plants growing conditions.
Wildflowers

Daylilies - cold climate
DAYLILIES FOR COLDER CLIMATES

Description - There are some daylilies that do better in colder conditions and some that do better in hotter climates. One cannot go by Dormant, Semi Evergreen, or Evergreen labels. Those only tell what the foliage habit is. Some may grow but do not bloom well. Here are some suggestions with the varied forms and patterns seen in the modern hybrid daylilies.
Daylilies-cold climate

Daylilies-hot climate
DAYLILIES FOR HOTTER CLIMATES

Description - There are some daylilies that do better in colder conditions and some that do better in hotter climates. One cannot go by Dormant, Semi Evergreen, or Evergreen labels. Those only tell what the foliage habit is. Some may grow but do not bloom well. Here are some suggestions with the varied forms and patterns seen in the modern hybrid daylilies.
Daylilies-hot climate

Daylily care
DAYLILY CARE

Description - How to care for your daylilies – buying, catalog description explanations, planting, dividing and much more. Good for the beginning collector. Good for gardening clubs and home gardeners.
Daylily care

Annuals
ANNUALS

Description - Annuals provide color all season long. Try some unusual combinations or some herbs. Or try tropical plants like Cannas, annual grasses, and creeping vines like the Sweet Potato within your regular annual plantings. What you might consider a hanging plant also grows well on the ground!
Annuals



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