Thursday, May 14, 2009

Colorado inspired garden in Tennessee.......

Welcome to Robin's Garden...........this wonderful backyard is owned by a lovely couple who hail from Colorado. So naturally the inspiration was easy. Birch trees which are similar in appearance to Aspens, Colorado Blue Spruce, Columbine and wildflowers, boulders, a water feature to hide an unsightly brick planter and lots and lots of river rock..........did I mention river rock?






the "boulders" were hand picked by the owners.........the more lichon, the better!



oops...........that's a shot of columbine from my backyard...........



water source........... the Carolina Jessamine and Creeping Juniper have hidden the brick planter very nicely and softened the edges.........





what a peaceful sound of trickling water.................






downstream...........







a "boulder bubbler"...........








a wonderful place to sit a spell......... amongst the Blue Spruce..........









I love the color combo on this Spiderwort.........










no "Colorado Garden" would be complete without some Columbine.











2 comments:

Myrna said...

Hi Erin! So nice to meet you! Don'tcha love Tracy Porter? I do!! Thanks for popping over to my blog...your blog is BEAUTIFUL!! You are off to a great start! I love your backyard--you've created a wonderful sanctuary! And your paintings are amazing! (I did a little quick run thru your blog!) ;-)
Will visit again!
Blessings!
Myrna

Shacina said...

You rocked their world, didn't you! Stone by stone. I remember the weekend after you worked on those elements. Now I understand even more clearly. All of the particular placement really paid off, in that it doesn't look particularly placed at all. How fun this is! Like an online garden tour. Must show more,especially as the seasons change.