Sunday, September 21, 2008

More small-scale gardens

This endearing garden owner was looking for advice (the rest of her garden was spectacular).

There were so many interesting vignettes in the jam-packed (I should say plant-packed) gardens we visited yesterday that I can only provide a sampling. Foliage plants are used extensively here, and apparently these gardens were quite representative of NW gardens.



2 comments:

  1. Oh my, the photo called "whimsical colors" -- that grass, what is it called, if you know? That's spectacular...like mini fireworks!

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  2. I'm not sure what it really was, but it looked to me like huge ornamental Allium seedheads augmented with a bit of pigment (either daubed on or carefully sprayed). I didn't poke around to see but perhaps they had been placed there?

    Totally whimsical, to be sure! I loved the image.

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