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Wednesday, November 6, 2013

A garden both practical and beautiful enchants kids, cats and grown-ups

A stone pathway is edged in sedum and rudbeckia, hypericum and ornamental grasses. The variegated perennial on the left is Lysimachia punctata ‘Alexander.’ The hot colors are cooled by the gray foliage of a weeping willow-leaved ornamental pear tree (Pyrus salicifolia ‘Pendula’)