By Kim Charles

Front Yard this year, little neater. 


Susan Zeeb benefits from a dose of ocean warmth.


"I live in Portsmouth, VA. and I am zone 8 at the southeastern corner of the state. Our weather is mostly influenced by the Ocean so we are warmer than the rest of the state."


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Perennial Butterfly Garden, behind my garage in back yard.


Hosta Garden, South side of the house under Birch Trees. This is the coolest part of the yard and for some reason has a nice breeze always. Great place for a hosta garden in zone 8 anyway. My Hosta garden has a few coral bells and a small Japanese Maple, called 'Waterfall'. 

Front Yard at peak daylily season, last year.


Bird Bath Garden, in front yard. Has daylilies and river rocks.

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