Garden description: This garden is planted with shade-loving plants. The lawn area receives afternoon sun, but the planting bed is shaded for the entire day by the Korean dogwood in the center of the plot and trees from the neighboring lots. The lot front is 20 feet wide and the garden width is about 16 feet.
Who are the gardeners: Marilyn Bromels and Gerald Woodward
Why do you garden: For the joy of creating something alive and beautiful.
How has gardening impacted you during this time: Plants were more difficult to obtain, especially the Bounce impatiens.
What do you have in your garden? Korean dogwood tree, five holly bushes, stand of Astilbe (not blooming at time of photo), 75 Dragon Heart caladiums grown from bulbs ordered online from Caladium World, 16 Bounce impatiens purchased locally, and 6 white browallia purchased locally.
Do you have any problems with disease or pests? If so, how are you dealing with this problem? The holly bushes had a bad infestation of scale this summer. Treatment with Malathion solved the problem.

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