Friday, May 30, 2014

May Flowers Persist at Veblen House

The Veblen House garden, so loved by those who have lived in the house over the years, continues to bloom. Iris make a blue arc in the front of the house, perhaps a legacy of Elizabeth Veblen.

A Rhododendron was tall enough to elude the deer through the long winter.

A Fragrant snowbell (Styrax obassia) adds an oriental touch around back.

And a new planting at the edge of the field, part of a town-wide effort to bring back the native butternut, may need some watering if a drought comes along.

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