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My identify is Nick Bresso. I reside in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, which is solely north of Detroit. My lawn is in Zone 6a. We moved to our house 4 years in the past and began with a clean slate for the lawn.

grasses and evergeen plants surrounding yellow foliage plantsFothergilla gardenii (Zones 5–8) placed on a powerful display of fall foliage, surrounded via liriope (Liriope spicata, Zones 4–10). That is my favourite view from the bed room window.

various foliage plants in fallLow Scape Mound aronia (Aronia melanocarpa, Zones 3–9), golden yew (Taxus, Zones 4–7), and ‘Emerald Gaiety’ euonymus (Euonymus fortunei ‘Emerald Gaiety’, Zones 5–8) have all completed neatly in dry soil beneath an enormous pine.

yellow hostas next to round evergreen shrubs and newly planted dogwood treesHosta ‘June’ (Zones 2–9) and ‘Summer time Gold’ variegated dogwood (Cornus kousa ‘Summer time Gold’, Zones 4–8) change colours within the fall. Throughout the summer time, the dogwood has inexperienced leaves edged with yellow, and the hosta has inexperienced leaves with gold facilities. As you’ll see, within the fall the dogwood turns purple and white, and the hosta turns gold and white.

close up of bright red and orange japanese mapleI really like Eastern maples, however this ‘Autumn Moon’ number of full-moon maple (Acer shirasawanum ‘Autumn Moon’, Zones 5–8) has my favourite fall colours.

ornamental grass and various shrubs in the garden

Yews (Taxus spp.), boxwoods (Buxus spp.), and arborvitae (Thuja spp.) are the core of my lawn, with a ‘Bihou’ Eastern maple (Acer palmatum ‘Bihou’, Zones 5–9) including some colour.

 

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