By: Kim Charles

Tracie Cosmos from Ida, Michigan, shares her woodland garden with us, that touches all senses.


"My garden is a little over one acre in size, and is surrounded by woods with large pathways, so you can walk and enjoy the various areas.  One of these areas consists of the shade garden in front, that is filled with a large hosta collection, along with trillium, daylilies, azaleas and hydrangeas just to name a few. When you transition from the front yard to the back, is when your senses really come alive. You hear the soft sounds of the waterfall, as you approach the zen garden. Once there, you can sit on the bench and relax, while listening to the water and the birds. I hope you like the garden as much as we do!"

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