2012 American Hosta Society Pics - Cornelia Holland Garden

beverlymnz4June 17, 2012

"Tranquility" garden, aptly named, 1/2 acre wooded lot.

Two Holy Mole flanking her front door.

Sun Power

Elvis Lives in a pot in Nashville

Moonlit Sonata

Celtic Dancer

A view from a well placed bench

Pineapple Punch

Royal Flush leaf

Royal Flush

Dream Queen

Garden Ornament

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Moccasin(z9aMobileAL)

Thanks for sharing this view of the convention in Nashville.
I see some familiar companion plants in the mix, and notice the use of containers spread among them. I think containers lift up the body of the hosta so it is more prominent.

Now where else can you find "Elvis Lives In A Pot In Nashville?" Just perfect place for him.

    Bookmark   June 17, 2012 at 10:50PM
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irawon(5a Ottawa)

Thanks for sharing your pictures. I was in Nashville in March and enjoyed touring this lovely city very much. Would have loved being at the convention.

    Bookmark   June 18, 2012 at 7:22AM
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Steve Massachusetts Zone 5b

Beautiful garden wonderfully photographed. Thanks Bev for sharing.

Steve

    Bookmark   June 18, 2012 at 7:31AM
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paul_in_mn(4b)

Beverly, thanks for taking time to share. My favorites were Moonlight Sonata and the pic with the path.

Paul

    Bookmark   June 18, 2012 at 9:16AM
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Babka NorCal 9b

Thank you Beverly! What a feast for the eyes.

-Babka

    Bookmark   June 18, 2012 at 1:43PM
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hostamanphil

It is always a treat to get to see other people's gardens. Thanks for posting. Phil

    Bookmark   June 18, 2012 at 5:13PM
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beverlymnz4

Thank you for your comments. In these gardens I have seen many more ways I can use hosta, ornaments, containers and companion planting. The gardens were inspiring.

Because of heat and the lack of topsoil, you will see some commonalities. For example, the type of hosta, the use of containers and raised beds and the somewhat smaller mature size.

Beverly

    Bookmark   June 20, 2012 at 8:50AM
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TNTranquility

Bev,

I have shared the convention photo sites with the other 212 AHS Convention garden owners as we did not have an opportunity to visit each others' gardens prior to the event. It is always nice to see one's garden through another's eye.

Cornelia

    Bookmark   July 16, 2012 at 10:03AM
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Steve Massachusetts Zone 5b

"Elvis Lives in a pot in Nashville."

Love it.

Steve

    Bookmark   July 16, 2012 at 1:19PM
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