Liv Fruitful with Livi Lou! She is currently breeding strawberries, developing a garden product, trialing plants and researching the history of heirloom fruit varieties. She writes about unique perennials and fruit plants, so that you can grow an ornamental fruit garden.

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Summer Photos
by Livi Lou - posted 08/09/17

As always, July flies by in a blink of an eye.  August brings the return of Hocking Hills Orchard visits, the finalizing of our garden product, the maturity of garden plants, and the appreciation of the natural landscape.  Please enjoy these photos. And stay tuned for interesting apple varieties!

Annuals at their peak: Begonias are full, lush and colorful


A large leaf moth


Perennial thriving: Sedum sarmentosum groundcover as beautiful as ever


Inspiration: the artist in me loves the contrast of light and shadow in this photo


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