Return to the Garden Photo Gallery Forum | Post a Follow-Up

 o
New Garden

Posted by
late-bloomer
(gw:late-bloomer) on
Sun, Jul 16, 06 at 11:46

Here's a photo of a new sunny garden I planted on what was a grassy slope in my backyard. It's around 60' long and 10'to 25' as it curves down the slope. I scattered some poppy seeds there last fall and they really helped to fill in until the other plants have time to become established.

It's hard to believe that last year at this time I was mowing this area!

John

Image link: New Garden (54 k)


Follow-Up Postings:

 o
RE: New Garden

Lookin' good John. I like the architecture you have built in to it.

Your backyard looks very inviting.


 o
RE: New Garden

John, love the Red Hot Poker...the entire bed looks wonderful! Vikki


 o
RE: New Garden

Your garden is a huge success! I have a lot of success with Poppies from seed also. And the arbor is wonderful. I built one very similar using landscape timbers, and it was quite a job. Good work!


 o
RE: New Garden

WOW!!! Your garden is beautiful...I need to show this to my husband and try to talk him in to building me a arbor like yours.
Christina


 o
RE: New Garden

  • Posted by mush Nia. Ont. (My Page) on
    Wed, Aug 23, 06 at 20:47

Beautiful!


 o
RE: New Garden

  • Posted by botann z8 SEof Seattle (My Page) on
    Thu, Aug 24, 06 at 4:31

It sure beats a bunch of boring grass doesn't it? You've made a nice place to sit and enjoy your work.
You have inspired me to do something with my Red Hot Pioker plants. They are languishing in deep shade now.

What part of the country do you live in? That's always nice to know in the gardening world.


 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!


Return to the Garden Photo Gallery Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Please review our Rules of Play before posting.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.


Learn more about in-text links on this page here