Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Update on spiral garden

I was just on Gardener's Anonymous' Blog and saw the update of her spiral garden which inspired me to update you on my spiral garden. It's exploded into life this year and as of yet has not heard of my plots to rearrange and expand it.

Welcome to the main path:

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Street side:

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House side:

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Sorry, I don't have any pictures of the centre of the spiral but I've changed it around, moving my delphiniums to the front and replacing them with an dark leafed, hardy abelia. Anyhow, it's in for more changing in the coming months and years. The spiral itself is most visible in the spring and fall when most of the herbaceous material has died down. My intention was to have ungulating layers of vegetation so that you play peek-a-boo as you are walking through it until you get to the centre where there is a stone bench for sitting.

Links:

Small spiral garden
Scroll down for a spiral rowed veggie patch

8 comments:

kate smudges said...

Your spiral garden looks lush and lovely. What a wonderful collection of plants. Whenever I visit your blog, I wish that I still lived there. I miss it.

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Aiyana said...

Your spiral garden is beautiful. In my area, I've seen spiral type gardens that start out as labrynths, and after awhile, the gardeners decide to just make the labrynth a spiral garden.
Aiyana

Amy said...

This is such a beautiful idea. Now I want one :) Looks like yours has turned out just wonderfully.

Madilynn said...

If you are out to see your folks look us up. It would be nice to meet you. Have a good holiday. Madilynn

chigiy at Gardeners Anonymous said...

Your garden is fabulous. It is great to see a mature garden in the shape of a spiral, what mine aspires to be someday.
beautiful

Shady Gardener said...

What a beautiful Spiral Garden! I'd never heard of the term, but you certainly have done it justice! :-)