Dark bronze leaves paired with purplish-pink spring blooms give ‘Dark Horse’ Weigela florida head-turning good looks. Flowers beckon hummingbirds to plants that grow 36 inches tall and wide. This small weigela is versatile in the landscape. Use it as a short hedge, accent plant or mass planting. Hardy in Zones 4-8.
A hummingbird favorite, red horse chestnut (Aesculus x carnea) forms a round-headed tree that’s strikingly beautiful. It grows 35 feet tall by 25 feet wide. Look for the variety ‘Briotii’ or ‘O’Neill Red.’ Both offer good disease resistance and long flower clusters. Leaves turn gold in fall. Hardy in Zones 4-9.
The aerial view of this beautiful horse farm shows a long, winding driveway that carries visitors past fenced paddocks for horses to the main house. Past the main house toward the back of the property, another set of fenced paddocks and connected barn area provide even more space for the horses to roam.
With the farm's most recent renovation, the humans aren't the only ones who get a new, elegant space. The homeowners' equine friends got seven new fenced in paddocks for more space to run free, a new, larger barn area, as well as riding trails that wind throughout the property.
Horseshoe hooks are a fun place to hang your hat in this country style mudroom. A basket neatly gathers various accessories and the bench is full of cheery patterns, unified by their red-and-white color palette.