Tuesday, April 17, 2012

More Farm Gate Gardens open day

It really was a beautiful garden.  

Many little garden rooms and plenty of bench seats scattered throughout.
Not much lawn....not enough for a family game of backyard cricket
the up side of that is not much lawn mowing

Perhaps just a bit too much decoration and little bits of this and that.
All in all there was something for every one.

 Lots of plants with the wow factor
It is easy to see why this plant is called the bird of paradise

These are from the same artists as the crazy birds. 

They tell me the duck is a new design.

  I am inspired to continue to work towards opening my garden to the general public.
I know I would like to see more vegetable gardening examples.
Open gardens are generally ornamental types.
Vegetable gardens can be very beautiful as well as useful.
I have to confess I have been slipping some flowers into the vege circles
I think luscious leafy green circles are impressive but the compliment of Asters around the edge just made the whole thing more impressive.
I sold many bunches of flowers from those Aster plants.


Annie said...

Great idea Jayne - the gardens of you 2 girls are amazing - imagine if I was there too, we could have a circuit of 3. I have been given a bird of paradise bulb - just don't know where to plant it.

Gary's third pottery blog said...

oh geez, more of those awesome sculptures :)