A look at the side garden

The south side of the yard is not wide, but it gives some long views. I'd like to share a few right now, starting with the back half:

Which is essentially me standing at the back corner of the house and looking to the back. All foliage right now -- hardly a bloom in sight, which is a big change for this area from just a few years back.


Turning a little bit to the right (south):

The Musa basjoo bananas are big already. They grow so quickly!

Now turning around and looking toward the front (street):

The view this way is a bit of a mess, but if you focus on the wall things come together a bit more:

There are so many feverfew over here:

I'll thin them once they stop blooming. I really like them though!

Standing in the front yard looking back:

You can't really see all the way to the back anymore... well, just a sliver.

Lots going on here, much to get excited about! (Especially if you enjoy pulling volunteer seedlings...)

A sneak peek at the back yard between the house and patio:

I probably won't show you that for another week or two as it needs a bit more time to fill in...

Have a great weekend!


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Mark and Gaz  – (June 24, 2016 at 12:06 PM)  

You certainly have beautiful views there Alan, relaxing to look at!

danger garden  – (June 26, 2016 at 1:00 AM)  

I think you included photos after the second one, with the bananas? I don't know, hard to tell, my eyes kind of got stuck right there.

Lisa  – (June 26, 2016 at 8:52 AM)  

It's amazing how fast the landscape comes back to life! One of the things I love most about the Midwest.

Alan  – (June 26, 2016 at 12:42 PM)  

Loree: I should do a banana update post. It's amazing how they've grown already.

outlawgardener  – (June 29, 2016 at 8:31 AM)  

Love the textures and lushness of it all! You combine the jungle (bananas, bamboo) with the prairie (grasses, meadow flowers) with a skilled hand.

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