Ann McCormick has done a lot in just two summers! Edibles and flowers can indeed live in harmony.
"This is the second summer at our home in Big Lake, Minnesota. When we moved in the backyard had a garden that was indistinguishable from the weeds. I tore it out, saving a few perennials. That first summer, my husband and I built three raised beds and with the help of friends and family built a 10 x12 garden "shed." This summer we added two more raised beds, an arbor and small pond with fish. Edibles and flowers are coexisting beautifully. We have lots of color, birds and butterflies."
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Ann you have a lovely landscape. I was especially glad to see the Monarch butterfly enjoying the flowers. We don't seen enough of the Monarch these days. Thanks for planting the host plant (is that one Milk Weed?) Vikki in VA
You guys have an amazing amount of energy & talent. The shed is colorful & well designed & your carpentry work is outstanding. thru out the garden. It is all very impressive & well done. Good luck, Joe
I have to admit, Ann, that I am thoroughly captivated by your charming garden "shed" (hard to use that word instead of cottage) and the peek inside you gave us. It has such lovely architectural detail with the paned windows and little porch landing. I can't quite tell if you have landscaped around it but if not, that will certainly be a fun project. Great job on everything.
Your hard work has really paid off. I'd certainly be thrilled with the transformation if I were you. Great shot of the monarch on the butterfly weed!
My heart always skips a beat when I see pretty garden sheds! Love the shed, the butterfly picture and the irrigation system for all the flowers and veggies. You and your husband have worked very hard and it shows in the beauty of it all.
Was your shed prefabricated or is it all your own design - you may find someone moving in!
Love your place !!! What are the hoses coming out of the ground ? Don't tell me water…Very cool indeed !!! Love it …
Lovely garden. Thanks for sharing with us. So glad to see veggies and flowers sharing space.
That looks like a she-shed to me. Want one! Lovely garden. Congrats on the monarch too.
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