Some Spring Pictures

ingrid_vc so. CA zone 9May 9, 2013

It's been a strange spring, with more disease and fewer flowers than I expected, and weird weather, but it's always possible to find beauty in the garden.


Belinda's Dream


Front triangle


Sister Elizabeth


Part of the back garden


Betty Prior


Front garden square bed


Garden by the rock


Souvenir de la Malmaison


Lavender Mist


Potter & Moore


Potter & Moore


William R. Smith in front, Belinda's Dream in the back

Ingrid

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the_dark_lady(z7 Amelia VA)

Absolutely gorgeous, Ingrid!
I always marvel at your Limonium, too :)
Marina

    Bookmark   May 10, 2013 at 6:28AM
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seil zone 6b MI

Thank you for sharing your beautiful garden with us, Ingrid!

    Bookmark   May 10, 2013 at 8:11AM
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jim1961 Zone 6a Central Pa.

Very nice garden Ingrid! :)

    Bookmark   May 10, 2013 at 7:41PM
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TNY78(7a-East TN)

All beautiful! Your roses are stunning, but I'm still in love with that huge brown boulder in your yard! All I've got is some ugly grey rocks sticking up on my property lol!

Tammy

    Bookmark   May 10, 2013 at 10:44PM
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bethnorcal9

Ingrid, you have a spectacularly beautiful garden! I love your rock. I'd love to see a picture of all of it. It looks amazing and huge!

    Bookmark   May 11, 2013 at 12:18AM
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hosenemesis(SoCal Sunset 19 USDA 8b)

I love your garden, Ingrid. What a spectacular rock you have!

    Bookmark   May 11, 2013 at 2:06AM
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ingrid_vc so. CA zone 9

Thank you all so much for your nice comments. Very few people actually see (or appreciate) my garden, so it's a great pleasure to share it here with other passionate gardeners.

I'll try to see if I have a picture that shows more of the rock. It's about 30 feet across and the whole structure, which tapers to a lower height and is less solid rock and more decomposed granite, is about 150 feet long.

Ingrid

    Bookmark   May 11, 2013 at 10:57AM
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ingrid_vc so. CA zone 9

Here's a somewhat better picture of our garden rock that I happened across when I was looking for something else. You can't see the long part that parallels the house, but this is the highest point of it anyway.

Ingrid

    Bookmark   May 11, 2013 at 5:58PM
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nanadollZ7 SWIdaho(Zone 7 Boise SW Idaho)

While outside an angry storm is brewing, I am enjoying a May tour of Ingrid's beautifully arranged garden. Oh, those pinks--I love them, too. That sister Elizabeth bloom is spectacular, and Betty Prior is looking just right against the pale color of the house. I can see why you love Potter & Moore, and I plan to check it out on HMF right after I finish this post. Thanks for the tour. Diane

    Bookmark   November 30, 2013 at 6:08PM
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canadian_rose(zone 3a)

WOW!! I see a lot of pink!! I love pink roses!!! Belinda's Dream is sensational. Lovely shaped bush with flowers that completely suit it.
Thanks!
Carol

    Bookmark   December 1, 2013 at 2:10AM
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sara_ann-z6bok

Ingrid - I've seen several pictures of your lovely roses, but have hesitated to comment, because I have a difficult time coming up with the words. There is such a naturalness in the way it is all put together, Your roses so look like they belong, I love the look you have created.

    Bookmark   December 1, 2013 at 8:09AM
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