South Carolina mountain jungle

mike_marietta_sc_z8a(z8a upstate SC)June 20, 2006

Here's a few recent shots from my garden.

Entrance to the jungle

Late afternoon sunbeams over a pond

Bridge over pond

Manihot grahamii leaves and blue sky

Trachycarpus, moso bamboo, and deer patrol

Rain-drip patterns on moso bamboo

Moso bamboo grove

Musa basjoos mat

View up into a Trachycarpus crown

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gurley157fs(zone 7/8sc)

Really amazing! Thanks for sharing those photos.

    Bookmark   June 22, 2006 at 8:56PM
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elle_8b(8b FL)

Thanks for sharing. Especially like the 2nd photo it has a lot of mood.

    Bookmark   August 19, 2006 at 12:48PM
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Datdog(z7 NJ)

Wow! I could wander around all day. Love your deer patrol :)

    Bookmark   October 10, 2006 at 7:40AM
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jxa44

Wow! Now *that's* a wonderful garden! I love your deer patrol too!

    Bookmark   December 10, 2006 at 8:01PM
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waterlover_2007

One of the most beautiful gardens I've ever seen. Perhaps someone on this thread can help me select a few plants/trees for a small yard with a new pool that is very close to the fence line.

I have 6 tall podocarpis along one side of pool now, but need some plants to fill in and add color and texture, hide the pool equipment and give some drama. I love the purples and oranges, since the pool and house is a gray color. And the decking and flagstone is a blue gray. Photos of gardens, pools and any ideas would be welcome. Sacramento is hot in the summer and occasionally frosts in winter.

Manihot grahamii photo is gorgeous, I love bird of paradise, philodendrum (sp) but want to select what will be thriving in this area.

    Bookmark   September 22, 2007 at 3:12PM
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wynd_dancer09

Been hiding in the bushes..........can I come out now?

Mike you have a beautiful place. I love it but I like the dog even more. What kind is he. Does he have any Irish Wolfhound in him?

    Bookmark   March 24, 2010 at 2:07PM
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