Cathy Bachara sent in today’s photos from her garden in the Blue Ridge mountains in southwestern Virginia.
Densely planted perennials create a full, lush garden and leave little room for weeds to grow. In the foreground, pink-flowered spotted deadnettle (Lamium maculatum, Zones 3–8) weaves its way through the other perennials, covering the soil with beautiful foliage and flowers.
Stone paths lead through the garden, with views of the beautiful mountain landscape beyond.
Purple coneflowers (Echinacea purpurea, Zones 3–8) mix with ornamental grasses and yellow threadleaf cypress (Chamaecyparis pisifera ‘Filifera Aurea’, Zones 4–8) to create a romantic, naturalistic display.
A simple wooden bridge stretches across the water feature, with views of the mountains beyond.
Who wouldn’t want to get a massage in this magical, relaxing garden?
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