2013 Flower/Rock Garden

In the fall of 2012 I dug up grass and built a stone-lined garden on the west side of the backyard.  The slope at the edge of the yard seemed to offer a natural location for a “terraced” garden that could be seen from the patio and den.

August 30, 2012:   The first planting, mostly a few perennialsgarden Aug 30 2012

August 30, 2012:  The view towards the housegarden and house Aug 30 2012

Scanning down will show the progress of the garden during 2013.

May 1, 2013:  The snow is gone and the tulips have emerged. garden May1

June 4, 2013:  Many perennials are up and the grass is greening.Garden from patio June 4 2013

June 21, 2013:  Greener yet, and some summer flowers now.  Purple salvia and others.garden from patio June 21 2013


July 3, 2013:


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August 11, 2013


August 28, 2013:




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