Today’s photos are from Kevin Kaiser in Norfolk, Virginia.
He says,“My little 50’X50′ backyard oasis is located in Norfolk’s Ocean View, two and a half blocks from the Chesapeake Bay. I’m a graphic designer by trade, but gardening and landscaping come second nature to me.
I began my home remodel in 2005, which included my backyard. Originally the yellow shed was in the center of the yard, but with help from Googling “how to move a shed” and a couple friends, I was able to move the shed to the backside of the yard, opening up the entire space.
However, a cement slab still resided in the middle of the yard. I used it to my advantage and built the deck in the center of the yard using the slab as a base. I added a two-tiered deck, with the pond at the end of the lower deck giving it a sense of being on a dock. It’s my oasis.
The yard has various plants for sun and shade. The pond is approximately 21 feet long, 4 to 6 feet wide, and 4 feet deep, and it’s filled with goldfish. It’s a great place to entertain and just relax with a glass of wine.”
I LOVE this garden, Kevin! The pond is just dreamy, and I see some awesomely interesting plants in there. Thanks do much for sharing your oasis with us!
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