Entries Tagged as 'Carolyn’s Shade Garden'

Monday, December 13th, 2010

How to Use the Internet to Find Gardening Information

macterrarium by aur2899 If you wish to do gardening, plant or insect and pest research on your own, TheGardenLady wants to suggest a few ways to get the best, most up to date information on line. The first is to check out what the extension offices have written on your subject of interest. When Googling […]

Wednesday, October 6th, 2010

Upcoming Gardening Events

StoneCrop Gardens 152 by jon.trimble TheGardenLady has received some notices of events that might be of interest to readers of TheGardenLady.org blog. As they are received, I will try to let you know what is happening so that you can mark your calendar and plan ahead. Carolyn’s Shade Garden is having an open house this […]

Tuesday, June 15th, 2010

Graveyard Plantings

Carolyn’s Shade Garden in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania TheGardenLady recently wrote  a post answering a question about the the types of plants she would recommend planting near a graveside.  You can read it here.   She then received the following letter from Carolyn Walker of the famous  Carolyn’s Shade Gardens in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, which  was about […]

Wednesday, May 12th, 2010

Carolyns Shade Garden 3rd Open House – May 15th, 2010

Large Hosta by WxMom TheGardenLady is a big fan of hostas in the garden. They add such pizazz to any garden landscape. Mine are planted around trees to decorate the feet of the trees for a finishing touch. So in my garden, instead of just seeing a mound of mulch at the bottom of the […]

Wednesday, May 12th, 2010

Another View on Using Compost for Potting Soil

On Monday’s post, TheGardenLady answered a question about using compost for potting soil, in which she suggested that this was fine to do.  Recently, she received a response to her answer from Carolyn of the famous Carolyn Shade Gardens in Bryn Mawr, a garden which TheGardenLady has written about in the past (see here).  Here’s […]

Friday, April 9th, 2010

Carolyn’s Shade Gardens Hosts 5th Annual “Bulb and Wildflower Day” – April 10

Italian Arum – 20070804-vs-7131 by Made in Madeira Carolyn of Carolyn’s Shade Gardens says that her unusual bulbs and wildflowers seem to peak between her first two open houses, so she is scheduling her fifth annual “bulb and wildflower day”. Anyone who is interested in purchasing the plants listed below is invited to stop by […]

Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010

Open House at Carolyn’s Shade Gardens Nursery, Saturday, March 27

Carolyn’s Shade Gardens Nursery is having its first spring open house on Saturday, March 27, from 10 to 3, rain or shine (checks and cash only). Directions are attached. For the convenience of her neighbors, please park on the right side of Robinhood Rd only and do not block mailboxes and driveways. Feel free to […]

Friday, February 26th, 2010

Hellebore Seminars for the Totally Obsessed

Where: Carolyn’s Shade Gardens 325 S Roberts Rd Bryn Mawr, PA 19010 610-525-4664 carolynsshadegardens@verizon.net When: (Select One) Saturday, March 20, from 10 to 11:30 am Sunday, March 21, from 1 to 2:30 pm Friday, April 2, from 10 to 11:30 am Saturday, April 3, from 10 to 11:30 am Cost: $25 per person Attendance is […]

Friday, February 12th, 2010

Galanthus and Other Winter Plants To Buy From Carolyn Walker’s Shade Garden

More Galanthus and other winter interest plants that you can buy from Carolyn Walker’s Shade Garden Potter’s Prelude Charles Cresson’s Heirloom Snowdrop Collection New G. ‘Atkinsii’: In Snowdrops, Matt Bishop says that ‘Atkinsii’ has “elegant elongated flowers that suggest the drop-pearl earrings of Elizabeth I”—if that description doesn’t portray a true English classic, I don’t […]

Wednesday, February 10th, 2010

More On Galanthus To Buy From Carolyn Walker’s Shade Garden

More on Galanthus that you can buy from Carolyn Walker’s Shade Garden Galanthus ‘Potter’s Galanthus elwesii Early January bloom, unique green markings, naturalizes Galanthus nivalis Bears many flowers, spreads rapidly Galanthus nivalis ‘Flore Pleno’ Double flowers Galanthus nivalis ‘Viridi-apice Green markings on outer petals, substantial plants, my favorite Galanthus ‘S. Arnott’ Heart-shaped green marking, rounded […]