February 2006 - a light snowfall
Feb. 2006 - The back driveway
Feb. 2006 - The patio on the south side of the house
Feb. 2006 - The front lawn
Feb. 2006 - North side of house. The brick pathway was installed the previous year from recycled brick from the local landfill.
The garden wall was completed in March 2006. This photo was taken in April just before the Shoals Garden Tour.
Oakleaf hydrangea "Snow Queen" (April 2006)
April 2006 - The raised patio was installed by Murphy Brothers.
An old chandelier planted with flowers. This got lots of comments on the garden tour. (April 2006)
I built the steps and patio area the previous year from recycled concrete found at the landfill. The little waterfall was completed earlier in the year. (April 2006)
A view of the patio (taken from the top of the steps by the waterfall). April 2006
Rose "Robin Hood" May 2006
Rose "Super Dorothy" May 2006
October 2006 - Japanese Maple "Sango-kaku" and Mexican Bush Sage ((Salvia leucantha)
Oct. 2006 - Under the dogwood tree - Mahonia, hydrangea paniculata, juniper
Oct. 2006 - Burning Bush (Euonymus alata "Compactus")
Oct. 2006 - Chrysanthemem "Ryan's Pink"
Oct. 2006 - Oakleaf hydrangea in the secret garden
The garden wall in October 2006. Coleus, ivy and purple heart grow in the containers. Oakleaf hydrangea sits to the right of the bench and on the opposite side of the wall.
Oct. 2006 - The lower garden in fall. The weeping shrub on the right is Lespedeza.
Oct. 2006 - The small vegetable garden on the north side of the house.
Oct. 2006 - The back of the little house (garage/apartment) with Virginia Creeper.