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Woodland Garden Eclectic Landscape, Charlotte

Updated water garden photo (May 2012), courtesy of Evelyn Hadden.
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Yaroslav wrote:
Stones were in the garden, or put it in place?
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Kelly

How about that picture Jay? :-) Would love to see it. Gorgeous garden.

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Jay Sifford Garden Design

thanks Kelly. Remind me next February to take a photo and I'll do it!

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apasionada wrote:
What, please, is the charming white flowered perennial under the fern?
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Jay Sifford Garden Design

Hi. That plant is saxifragia stolonoifera, commonly called strawberry begonia.

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apasionada

Thank you so much for the answer. The flowers are quite a delight. I read that it's spreading (terrific!), but not invasive (even better).

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What Houzz contributors are saying:

Jay Sifford Garden Design added this to Great Design Plant: Woodland Garden Beauty Polystichum Acrostichoides
The unique textural quality of Christmas fern is also useful in creating what I refer to as a living tapestry. Weaving together similar-height plants of different shapes, textures and colors, as shown here, can add invaluable interest to the predominantly green and sometimes monotonous woodland garden floor.Planting notes. Christmas fern is best planted in moisture-retentive soil, although established plants are somewhat drought tolerant. If you’re planting these ferns in a drier part of the garden, water them regularly several times a week until they are well established. These ferns will greatly benefit from the addition of mushroom compost or composted cow manure in the hole at the time of planting. If you are planting in consistently wet soil, consider raising the rhizome slightly above soil level and planting at an angle to reduce any chance of crown rot during winter.It is well behaved in the garden, spreading slowly on its own, although the rhizomes can be divided in early spring if desired.More:Ferns: A Shade Gardener’s Best FriendBrowse more Houzz guides to gardening

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Sonya Peel added this to peel_sonya's ideas
Christmas fern with Creeping Raspberry - idea for mailbox bed
letmework added this to letmework's ideas
Love this combo for waterfall garden

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