Toronto teaser Foliage Follow-Up


I returned home from the Toronto Garden Bloggers Fling last Monday, but I haven’t had a moment to post about the gardens yet thanks to a big deadline. I’m still slogging away on that, but for Foliage Follow-Up, which is today, I offer you a teaser of Toronto posts to come. Designer Marion Jarvie’s garden — richly colored through leaf and needle, not flower power — perfectly suits today’s celebration of foliage.

So what leafy love is going on in your (or one you’ve visited) June garden? Please join me for Foliage Follow-Up, giving foliage its due on the day after Bloom Day. Leave a link to your post in a comment below. I really appreciate it if you’ll also link to my post in your own — sharing link love! If you can’t post so soon after Bloom Day, no worries. Just leave your link when you get to it. I look forward to seeing your foliage faves.

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16 Responses

  1. My foliage this month is grass. . . http://enclosuretakerefuge.com/2015/06/15/our-garden-in-june/

    Congratulations on your listing in Better Homes and Gardens!

  2. Now that is my kind of garden. Looking forward to seeing more. My foliage is posted here: Permalink: http://eachlittleworld.typepad.com/each_little_world/2015/06/foliage-follow-up-61615.html

  3. Tina says:

    What a beautiful shot–looking forward to more of the same from Toronto. Thanks, as always, for hosting and here’s my post for FFU: http://mygardenersays.com/2015/06/16/foliage-follow-up-june-2015

  4. Looking forward to taking a virtual tour of Toronto gardens with you and all the flingers over the coming weeks! Today at Bloomtown we’re fawning over the humble, but powerful Japanese forest grass. Such a doer! http://www.bloomtown.net/2015/06/foliage-follow-up-june-2015.html

  5. Peter/Outlaw says:

    It is a beautiful garden! Looking forward to seeing more of Toronto! I was with y’all in spirit! My foliage follow up for this month focuses on weird and wonderful foliage in my garden and can be found here: http://www.outlawgarden.blogspot.com/2015/06/weird-and-wonderful-foliage-follow-up.html

  6. Alison says:

    I am very much looking forward to reading your posts about each of the gardens you saw on the Fling, I know I can count on you to post thoroughly about them. There have been a few general “I went to the Fling and saw this interesting thing there” type of posts, but I really love the ones that show each of the gardens.

    My Foliage Followup post is here: http://bonneylassie.blogspot.com/2015/06/foliage-followup-june-2015.html

  7. This is is a lovely garden and I am also looking forward to your Fling posts! Here is my Foliage Follow-Up for June at: http://landscapedesignbylee.blogspot.com/2015/06/garden-bloggers-bloom-day-foliage.html#.VYCncflVhBc

    • Pam/Digging says:

      Lee, with a summer payoff like you’re seeing, maybe a couple of hard winters is a worthy tradeoff! I admired your alliums, but my heart belongs to that charismatic weeping blue Atlas cedar. —Pam

  8. Wendy Moore says:

    Umm, this was my first Foliage Follow-Up (FFFU), so I might have gotten carried away. http://rabidgardener.blogspot.com/2015/06/inaugural-foliage-follow-up.html

    I can’t wait to see pictures from the Fling!

  9. Kris P says:

    I published my foliage follow-up post this morning and then ran out of the house without linking up. Here’s my belated link: http://krispgarden.blogspot.com/2015/06/foliage-follow-up-back-lit-beauties.html

    I look forward to your fling posts when you have time to breathe.

    • Pam/Digging says:

      Kris, I so envy you those gorgeous Agave attenuata — they’re like big green roses that never stop blooming. I’m happy to provide a “kick in the pants,” but I don’t think you really need it. Looks like you’re enjoying plenty of both foliage and flowers. —Pam

  10. Evan says:

    I’m looking forward to all the posts regarding the Fling. This sneak peak shows some great foliar design, lots of color! My Foliage Follow-up is a random selection: http://practicalplantgeek.blogspot.com/2015/06/foliage-follow-up-june-2015.html

    • Pam/Digging says:

      You have a lovely June selection, Evan. I’m smitten by that combo of crocosmia and Japanese maple and can just imagine the color echo when the croscosmia blooms. With the addition of the Molinia it’s perfection! —Pam

  11. Anna K says:

    It always gets me when people say they need some “color” in their garden. Well duh – I’m always astounded that they honestly don’t seem to realize that color is so much more than Petunias. I think we need to do more to show people what “leaf and needle” (love that wording) can do. Looking forward to your posts. In the meantime – Happy FFU day! https://flutterandhum.wordpress.com/2015/06/16/foliage-follow-up-june-2015/

  12. Shirley says:

    Plenty of color there. It will be fun to posts from the fling and a reminder of my gardening days in a much colder climate.

    Folige Follow-up focuses on my favorite Texas Mountain Laurel.
    http://rockoakdeer.blogspot.com/2015/06/foliage-follow-up-trimming-sophora.html

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