A few years ago, I purchased a home formerly owned by an enthusiastic
gardener who planted many beautiful perennials. Unfortunately, the home and
garden then was bought by a family who didn't put nearly as much time and
effort maintaining the garden. When I purchased the home from them, the beds
were completely overgrown and weedy. I am fairly new to perennial gardening
and would like to try to figure out what I have, figure out what are weeds
and what aren't, and start bringing back the garden to something close to
its former glory.
I would be grateful for any help you might be able to provide in identifying
the various inhabitants of my jungle. I've taken pictures and posted them
Generally, I've tried to take one picture of the plant and its surroundings
so that you can see its growing habit, as well as close-ups of flowers and
leaves. I've also labeled plants that I know the names of...generally, I
only know common names, but if you can provide more specific names, I'd
appreciate the additional information.
I've tried identifying plants using the internet, plant encyclopedias, etc.,
but I find it difficult to do so because of differences in varieties, lack
of detail, and the sheer volume. So, I thought I'd appeal to this group for
Thanks in advance!