Heidi’s Colourful Backyard in Fairfield County

Completely happy Monday GPODers! Right this moment we’re visiting Heidi’s stunning backyard in Fairfield County, Connecticut. Her yard ranges from full solar to half shade, and (from the appears of those footage) she has completely stuffed each nook doable with sensational blooms. A feast for the senses, a kaleidoscope of coloration might be discovered from annuals and perennials.

What a tremendous weekend full of colours. Foxgloves, lupines, irises, peonies, poppies, columbine and the listing continues. Perennials and biennials which might be deer resistant too.

Completely happy Gardening 🙂

purple Siberian Iris with pink foxgloveThat iris (I feel a Siberian iris selection (Iris sibirica, Zones 3–9) is so vibrant it’s almost glowing! And a pink foxglove (Digitalis purpurea, Zones 3–9) is all the time the epitome of traditional backyard magnificence.

lots of foxgloves planted with poppies and peoniesThe best way Heidi mixes flowers is so enjoyable! The varied combine of colours, varieties, and textures make for infinite curiosity. I may spend hours simply inspecting this one picture and discovering new flowers and colours every time I look.

blue lupines with alliumBut she nonetheless manages to perform nice plant pairings like these lupines rising round a reasonably allium bloom.

blue lupines and columbine with light pink geraniumAnd in one other spot, lupines look equally as beautiful with blue columbine, noticed geranium (Geranium maculatum, Zones 3–10), and the white bearded irises.

close up of mixed flower gardenHowever it’s these wildly-mixed that make me really feel like a child in a sweet retailer! For those who’ve ever felt afraid to combine colours, let Heidi be your inspiration to throw warning to the wind and embrace all the range that crops have to supply.


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