garden ponderings




I am new to appreciating these old-time flowers and I just love them. They are beautiful, sturdy, drought- resistant and deer-resistant. What a perfect addition to my country garden. They grow and thrive under what would be stressful conditions for more fragile flowers.

They appear to be biennial, where the plant takes a year to establish itself, then flowers the next year. I can live with that. Now I want to pay attention to when the flowers go to seed, so I can spread the seeds to specific areas. I want to learn if they can actually repel the deer, or just waylay them. My long-term thought is to be able to put deer resistant plants around a more vulnerable shrub (like a lilac) and not have to fence the shrub from four-footed invaders.

Author: susanpots

potter, gardener of flowers and vegies

2 thoughts on “Foxglove

  1. Generally I don’t learn post on blogs, but I would like to say that this write-up very pressured me to try and do so!
    Your writing style has been surprised me. Thank you, very
    great article.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.