Sproutsandstuff-A blog about my gardening experiences and techniques with some fun DIY thrown in.
Welcome To My Home And Gardens!
I invite you to take a stroll through my front yard garden. It is hard to believe that when we purchased this house ten years ago there was only a few old Junipers, some Yews, trees and grass. Over time I have slowly expanded my gardens and now I have very little grass left. I try to use repetition to provide unity-I feel it helps keep my gardens from looking to "busy". These plants I repeat are Calamagrostis acutiflora "Karl Foerester", Dark leaved Heuchera, and Dark leaved Physocarpus (shrubs) along with a few others. I also rely heavily on leaf color instead of flowers. This helps to keep my garden interesting at all times of the year-even winter:-)) You might also notice I prefer curves to straight lines and I use trenches for edging except for the areas where my stairs are at. This pic is taken from across the street from my house:
This is the other side of my yard:
Here is a picture taken from the bottom of my driveway:
My stairs I built:
At the top of my stairs:
My foundation plantings:
My path that leads to my side yard:
The other set of stairs I built:
At the top:
Thanks for taking a stroll with me through my front gardens! I hope you enjoy them-I know I sure do! Next time we will visit the backyard and the side yards.
If you have any questions feel free email me or leave a comment!