Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Lush Land

A couple of months ago we finished a garden that was once a steep hillside.
A series of retaining walls were built and installed. A water feature against the wall was also installed along with some planting.
This is what the landscape looked a few weeks after we finished
From Water fountains in the landscape

Today I was in the neighborhood and stopped by for a peek.
The garden has 3 months worth of growth and it is looking very lush and full.

From Water fountains in the landscape

Unfortunately it was high noon when I stopped by. The absolute worst time to do outdoor garden photography.
I’m going to go back early in the morning and get some good shots.

From Water fountains in the landscape

Take a look at the size of that Cyperus papyrus plant ! It is about 9 feet tall !

From Water fountains in the landscape

I’m pretty happy with the growth on the hanging Glenchoma ( gotta check that spelling)
It was planted from a 4 inch size container and it is now about 3.5 to 4 feet long
From Water fountains in the landscape


Carolyn G, Woodinville WA said...

I've been following this project on your blog - wow! What a difference a few short months make! The papyrus is amazing. You are such an inspiration! Thanks for the 'porn'! LOL

danger garden said...

Lush indeed! The papyrus is hardy in your neck of the woods, yes?

Kerry said...

Just beautiful Michelle, your work is always inspiring. :)

Deviant Deziner, aka Michelle said...

Hi Danger,
yes, the papyrus is hardy in my hood.
I've had two large blue pots on either side of my front entrance gates planted with papyrus . They've been there for 3 years now.
I think I will take them out this winter though.
Looks like they are ready to break the pots !

Thanks for your kind words Carolyn and Kerry.

be well.

Linda@ Lime in the Coconut said...

I'll SAY it looks lush....almost edible kinda rush!