June Garden photos

Fields behind th ehouse full of buttercups and bed straw- a backdrop to the garden

Fields behind the house full of buttercups and bed straw- a backdrop to the garden

View from top of staircase in driveway

View from top of staircase in driveway

Astilbiodies tabularis, Darmera peltata  at base of new dry stone retaining wall in driveway

Astilbiodies tabularis, Darmera peltata at base of new dry stone retaining wall in driveway

Entry garden with new willow structure and golden hops

Entry garden with new willow structure and golden hops

Looking down from entry room into Big leaf room. Petasites, sumac tiger eyes, and Mandarin honeysuckle

Looking down from entry room into Big leaf room. Petasites, sumac tiger eyes, and Mandarin honeysuckle

Living willow structure clipped into Castle Chicken shape

Living willow structure clipped into Castle shape for chickens

Small plum orchard, bank is bedstraw and bishop weed, tall grass is red clover and daisy

Small plum orchard, bedstraw and bishop weed on bank,unmown area is red clover and daisy. I like encouraging lots of wildflowers in the areas further from the house.

Creeping thyme in Ice house path, green velvet boxwood

Creeping thyme in Ice house path, green velvet boxwood

Persicaria polymorpha white fleece flower

Persicaria polymorpha white fleece flower

Scotch thistle

Scotch thistle

Goats beard rising above rhamnus fineline hedge

Goats beard rising above Rhamnus fineline hedge

Ice house border

Ice house border

Kanutia macedonica- trying to use more color in the garden

Amsonia hubrichtii left and Kanutia macedonica- trying to use more color in the garden

Sanguisorba officinalis- I think? with salvia May night and amethyst

Sanguisorba officinalis- I think? with Salvia May night and S. amethyst

Blue stone Terrace planting

Blue stone Terrace planting with new Teak Smith Granada chairs. Love the X back design.

Moss on old barn wall

Moss on old barn wall

I forgot the name of this plant.. any ideas. I ripped it out of a border and its flourishing here under the heritage birch trees

Lysimachia punctata- yellow loosestrife.  I ripped it out of a border and its flourishing here under the heritage birch trees

Digitalis grandiflora- given to me by a dear friend. Love this plant.

Digitalis grandiflora- given to me by a dear friend. Love this plant.

 

Gallery | This entry was posted in Design Ideas, Perennials, Photos of Don's Garden and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink.

12 Responses to June Garden photos

  1. Joan Martorano says:

    Just beautiful, Don. Could that yellow plant be yellow loosestrife?

  2. Deborah Banks says:

    Beautiful! What is the grass to the left of your knautia macedonica?

  3. Mel Bellar says:

    Your garden is looking wonderful. I think your yellow plant is lysimachia vulgaris but I am not sure.

  4. Julia Clay says:

    As usual, your garden is an inspiration —- just wonderful!

  5. Great photos, Don. They really give me a sense of your garden and how beautiful it is. Love the field of buttercups and bedstraw — makes me feel right at home!

  6. Sandra Hutchison says:

    Gorgeous!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s