By Kim Charles

Anna Echols of Victoria, BC, Canada is enjoying her inherited gardens and close proximity to the fabulous Butchart Gardens.

"My inherited garden… surprises me each Spring with little wonders in the soil like those attached. This is our 2nd Spring with this garden and I just love watching it unravel as I forget where the little gems like these attached, will sprout up.

However, I’m an avid bulb planter - about 1,000 between the last two fall seasons. Luckily here on the west coast, I can plant in containers in the Fall and have blooms wherever I need them in Spring, like the tulips in the faux/makeshift window box."

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