Accentuating the Garden

Lower garden
A collection of Hosta, Christmas and Painted ferns and heirloom Cowslips

 

              As if a myriad of greens and profusion of color are not enough

Vinca and Purple Wave petunia
Purple Wave petunia and Vinca planted at the base of a Golden Thread leaf Cypress

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gardeners add yet another level of interest to their gardens.

 

Bowling ball sphere and begonia flowers
Bowling ball sphere found curbside on junking day (free) and wax begonia flowers

Perusing roadsides on junking day, (trash day in America), local thrift stores or antique shops, equips the gardener with a Pandora’s box of innovative objects and ideas.

Brass birds on front garden
Brass birds purchased at a local thrift shop for only 2 dollars adorn the gardens at the front of the home

One is never enough

Lower garden additions
The bowling ball pyramid is now balanced by the former top of a fountain purchased at a local garden faire for only 25 dollars

An otherwise ordinary corner of the garden becomes an inviting destination.

Newest addition to the gardens
Cement cherub purchased at a local antique shop for 50 dollars
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7 thoughts on “Accentuating the Garden

  1. As much as I adore plants, I also enjoy the addition of objects of ornementation. It’s a different way for the gardener to express their personality. I like your eclectic approach!

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