Paula’s Entrance Backyard in Ottawa

We’re visiting Paula Brown’s stunning backyard at present.

four different wreaths on a front door through the seasonsMy backyard, in Ottawa, Ontario, is beneath a variety of snow proper now, so I made a decision to speak in regards to the inventive wreaths that tie my backyard along with colour by means of every season. When my backyard is waking within the spring, I’m busily planning my colour chart as to what annuals I’ll plant alongside my perennials. This dictates how I’ll construct my wreath and what hues I’ll incorporate in it. I take advantage of as many pure merchandise as I can, however because the wreath might be on my entrance door for months of southern publicity, I’m restricted in my use of dwelling crops. I’ve been doing this since 2000, and annually appears to “develop” greater, because it appears my creativity is aware of no bounds.

small front yard garden with many colorful flowersThe entrance backyard in June is filled with flowers, with all the colours echoed within the wreath on the entrance door.

close up of large rose bush with bright pink flowersThe rose is superb in full growth in June.

front yard garden with birght red flowers growing in containersThe backyard in late September remains to be filled with flowers and colour, although the rose is completed.

front porch covered in snow with wreath and other holiday decorThe backyard at Christmas time, coated in snow, nonetheless has some colour from the wreath on the entrance door.

frozen decoration made with garden clippingsI create a hanger every winter from gathered twigs, berries, conifer ideas, and water that I enable to freeze. This hanger was impressed by music notes.


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