Pat's Garden

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Driveway border started in 2003 with a planting of tissue culture lilacs brought back from Seattle underneath the seat of the airplane.  This photo in June 2004 with perennials added for summer interest.

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My how the border has grown in a year! Now late June of 2005. Monarda is about as tall as I am!

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New woodland garden 2005 behind Yarn Barn.
Will have many varieties of hydrangea, azaleas, rhodendrum, hosta, and more to come.

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photo 2004 looking out side door of Yarn Barn.
I think the pot of gold is inside!

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another look at the woodland garden.
This is about a fourth of the area, so many more years work ahead.

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A happy co-incidence, I forget about hosta blooming.  Planted with coral swirl impatients

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oak leaf hydrangea
the flowers on these are as long as my forearm

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new bed 2004 in back of house
Jim loves hollyhocks and this was the first time I have ever gotten them to grow.

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maybe if I dig around in my notes I can find the names of these daylilies

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a double yellow hollyhock from 2004, to bad it didn't live another season, the hollyhock that came up this year is pink single

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the bud on a magnolia


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