Seeing the Garden Through New Eyes

This day’s put up comes from Erla Richards in Independence, Oregon:

My daughter, Kristen, stayed with me for over per week, serving to me look after her dad. She is an early riser (in inequity to her mom), and she strolled through my yard at morning time all around the week and captured these vignettes of the garden.

Erla has shared her garden with us earlier than (Erla and George’s Backyard in Oregon—Day 1 and  Day 2), and it’s inspiring to see it photographed by yet any other particular person.

Morning time through a lawn sprinkler taken on an amazing Monday morning.

As October began, these Japanese maple (Acer palmatum, Zones 5–9) leaves had been starting attach to paint up.

A garden sculpture beautifully dilapidated with moss.

A purple salvia (Salvia greggii, Zones 7–9 or as annual) blooms away as the season winds down.

The colossal leaves of Bergenia (Zones 3–8) will support up all winter in composed climates, earlier than showing off purple vegetation in the spring.

A birdbath is ready to welcome feathered company.

Moss can also even be an underappreciated characteristic in the landscape, nonetheless at its most efficient it’s lush, filthy rich green, and surprisingly tolerant of less-than honorable stipulations. (Take a look at out our article on the usage of moss in the landscape.)

A bench wrapped in the plush development of the garden continues to be a gripping attach to sit down down and salvage pleasure from the beauty.

The bark of a birch (Betula sp. Zones 3–7) frames an tremendous procedure of the landscape beyond.

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