The newest garden, the potager which is behind the garden facing the street. It was finished in April 2010.
Red fountain in the new potager in 2010.
This is the red fountain which is the centerpiece of this garden. Fountains provide water for visiting wildlife including our dogs and the birds they want to chase. Fountains are also repositories of soothing sound and can drown out highway noise.
Salvia elegens ‘Golden Delicious’ pineapple sage in front of my red fountain last fall. No filter, just backlit with beautiful October sunlight.
The potager (kitchen garden) in June.
Red fountain and potager with Haws watering can.
The potager at winter with the fountain taken down. The white bucket is full of rocks that tumble in the bottom of the fountain.
Wouldn’t you like to swing on this tree swing for my daughter. I’ll sneak in some swing time this afternoon.
In late summer, sweet potato vines covered the brick walkways, but the bountiful garden looked its best in July and August with all of the overflow.