GPOD on the Street: Vancouver Hardy-Plant Examine Weekend

Again in June, buddy of the GPOD Cherry Ong attended the Vancouver Hardy Plant Examine Weekend and was sort sufficient to share photographs of a few of the gardens she toured. Immediately she’s taking us alongside to go to Thomas Hobbs and Brent Beattie’s backyard.

close up of a Paris flowerParis (Zones 5–9) has lovely and strange flowers. This relative of trilliums has largely inexperienced flowers that reward nearer inspection.

close up of foliage plants in various shades of greenOn this distinction in textures and shades of inexperienced, Paris is once more within the foreground with different shade-loving crops, whereas the sheered shrubs within the background give a contrasting formality to the backyard.

small garden bed with foliage plants and bright pink flowersHere’s a lovely contrasting mixture of foliage colours, with the one floral contribution being the pink blooms of the spirea (Spiraea japonica, Zones 3–8).

tree limb and trunk chairOne half backyard seat, one half backyard artwork—lovely and strange

metal jacks garden artI really like this sculpture within the backyard.

close up of light pink Martagon liliesMartagon lilies (Lilium hybrid, Zones 3–8) thrive in partially shaded situations. The leaves are lovely and topped by these unbelievable spires of chic flowers.

large terracotta urn in the gardenThis urn tucked into the foliage of the backyard is completely pretty. What an unbelievable piece.

more foliage plants with pink flowersAn fringe of Sedum ‘Angelina’ (Zones 5–9) supplies vibrant yellow-green coloration, in distinction to the darker inexperienced of the remainder of the foliage.

close up of Asian mayapplePodophyllum (Asian mayapple, Zones 5–9) with extremely patterned foliage

close up of Solomons sealI really like the feel of this mass of Solomon’s seal (Polygonatum sp., Zones 5–9).


Have a backyard you’d wish to share?

Have photographs to share? We’d like to see your backyard, a specific assortment of crops you’re keen on, or an exquisite backyard you had the possibility to go to!

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