A view of the back garden

Since you saw a little of the garden that surrounds the patio in yesterday's post about the bananas, I thought I'd show you a little bit more today.


This is mainly for comparison later in the summer (and for winter soul recharging).



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Getting a little closer:


If you know where to look, you can get a glimpse of the patio and stairway:


This is such a great combination right now:


Too bad the glowing 'Silberpfeil' Miscanthus will get a chop soon when it starts flopping.

Here's the panoramic view (click for larger version):


Those maypop on the trellis will soon be taking over and growing into the japanese maple. That vine is coming up everywhere this year -- it spreads from its roots.

Hope you like this view as much as I do!

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Denise  – (June 28, 2016 at 8:45 AM)  

Ah, so lush. It's wonderful, Alan. Hope that miscanthus doesn't need the chop.

danger garden  – (June 28, 2016 at 11:08 AM)  

Lovely! BTW there are big, fat, buds on the maypop you sent me last year. Flowers are just around the corner!

outlawgardener  – (June 29, 2016 at 8:26 AM)  

So beautifully green, full, and happy. This is a great view and helps me with the mental mapping of your garden.

chavliness  – (June 29, 2016 at 9:32 PM)  

So lush! You obviously don't have grass. Whats the green mat you have carpeting the slope?

Alan  – (June 30, 2016 at 12:12 PM)  

Denise: It does every year. Gets too big to support itself and flops. A chop early July is the solution.

Loree: Interesting! No buds here yet, but a bazillion vines. It spreads from the roots so you'll see it pop up in more places each year. Easy to pull though.

Peter: maybe you'll see it in person some day? Or I could create a video tour, which seems more probable.

Chavliness: There's some turf grass in there, but it's a mix of clover, violets, grassy weeds and more. I "mow what grows". :)

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