My Mom’s Garden in June 2012

Mom’s Garden

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Just wanted to give an idea of where I get my gardening interest.

My grandmother had pretty much an entire green body, never mind just the thumb.

My Mom has continued that and both my sister and I – despite hating gardening as teenagers – are both involved in gardening now.

street view of the rock installation on the boulevard

The dirt project that we completed was nothing compared to my Mom’s – we had a mere 2 dumptruck loads of dirt, while my Mom had 4 and half.

They did a lot of rock sifting the hard way and my sister turned the grassy boulevard into this rock art representation of a river, using different sized rocks and using some leafy plants.

rock river detail

They recently added this neat fence with chicks n hens in front and columbines in behind with the rose circle just beyond …

fence with chicks n hens border

the strawberry garden

Making a tiered bed for the strawberries and defining the levels with river rocks makes a stunning and tasty garden addition.

strawberry fields forever!

pink dogwood next door

and then the colours of spring in flowery glory – bleeding hearts, tulips and more!

tulips

stunning colours

the multi colour tulips and a back lit by sun white one

sun kissed

a flowering shrub

bleeding hearts

making the hydro box pretty

rose circle with the dirt still to do behind

tree with hostas

the dog in the backyard