Welcome to our backyard retreat

Irene Lewis finds strength to keep on going through her garden.

"I’ve always enjoyed gardening but, as 2016 rolled in, our garden became a much needed refuge for my weary soul as my hubby’s health took a major detour. With an early Pacific Northwest spring, being out in our yard was exactly what I needed to feel refreshed and ready to tackle the next hurdle in helping my hubby back to wellness. As you’ll probably notice, my gardening philosophy is that you can never have enough plants… especially clematis. Enjoy!"

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Long shot of our backyard

Hosta ‘Great Expectations’ with Clematis ‘Bee’s Jubliee’

Close-up shot of Clematis ‘Bee’s Jubilee’ on trellis

Close-up shot of Clematis ‘Carnaby’

Close-up shot of Clematis ‘Vancouver Mist’

Close-up shot of Clematis ‘Louise Rowe’

Close-up shot of Clematis ‘Crystal Fountain’ with Caryopteris ‘Blue Sunshine’ in background

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