Fire and Ice, or a little color for you all

bahia(SF Bay Area)March 15, 2011

Another link to a photo of landscape possibilities here on the left coast, with some sizzle...

http://www.flickr.com/photos/20217462@N02/5511356253/in/set-72157626121907584/

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laag(z6CapeCod)

Looking good ... and warm.

    Bookmark   March 16, 2011 at 6:08PM
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mjsee(Zone 7b, NC)

Lovely!

    Bookmark   March 30, 2011 at 6:21PM
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drtygrl

thats a bold and beautiful planter! I am so jealous as we are expecting 18 inches of snow tomorrow here.

I think you are convincing me I need to move, as if I didn't already know that.

Is that campanula?

    Bookmark   March 31, 2011 at 9:54AM
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catkim(San Diego 10/24)

To make the photos easier to view, here is an active link. Be sure to click through all the stunning photos.

Here is a link that might be useful: Fire and Ice

    Bookmark   March 31, 2011 at 11:32AM
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bahia(SF Bay Area)

Thanks Kim for the better link to the photo, still haven't been able to figure out how to do that! No Campanula in that photo, the low grower in the foreground is Lobularia maritima, or Sweet Alysum, the pastel color cultivar.

    Bookmark   April 2, 2011 at 4:30AM
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acw2355

Are you up in the Berkeley hills? I used to live near the campus and go walking up in those hills...near the "steps" and the rose garden. Lovely!

    Bookmark   April 4, 2011 at 1:10AM
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bahia(SF Bay Area)

The photo of this garden is located in the Thousand Oaks north Berkeley neighborhood, near the boundary with Kensington, so not really anywhere near the Berkeley campus. Also, it isn't my garden, I could never afford to live in this neighborhood, I'm down in the flats...

    Bookmark   April 4, 2011 at 2:33PM
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bahia(SF Bay Area)

Here's a link to more photos of this same garden, warning, there are lots of photos... I am hopeful that the real estate market will improve locally, and I'll have more opportunities to do complex gardens with lots of structure and plantings in the future. These days, it is mostly just smaller planting jobs rather than complete garden makeovers, as this garden was...

http://www.flickr.com/photos/20217462@N02/sets/72157626121907584/

    Bookmark   April 4, 2011 at 2:39PM
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tibs(5/6 OH)

What a great thing to see on a very over cast, rainy stormy day. Though it is finally warm.

    Bookmark   April 4, 2011 at 5:03PM
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