My name is Linda Gelinas, and I live in Orange, Massachusetts. We have had a substantial amount of rain this summer, and everything is very lush and green. Most of my perennials have done very well, but my annuals have suffered a bit. My son Chad took these lovely pictures with his drone. I had a hard time selecting pictures to send, as they were all so beautiful. I selected some of my favorites, but there were so many more that were just as beautiful. I have a small stand in front of my house where I sell some flowers that I separate or grow from seeds in my greenhouse. My husband, Wayne, and I have also put together some birdbaths we fashioned from things we picked up in thrift shops and have either sold or given away. You can find several handmade birdbaths in my gardens as well.
In the shade garden, a showy yellow begonia (Begonia hybrid, Zones 10–11 or as an annual) adds color to all the rich green.
The woodland path invites you to explore the rest of the garden.
A drone’s-eye view of the garden. It’s so interesting seeing it from above!
Pots of begonias mounted on a tree trunk add interest to the shaded garden.
This soft pink daylily (Hemerocallis hybrid, Zones 4–10) is in perfect bloom. Many daylilies can bloom well in partial shade conditions.
A handmade birdbath in the garden
A shady paradise
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Lovely - especially love the tree mounted begonia pots! Will definitely steal that idea for my wooded area.
I need a chair and a glass of wine so I can sit and enjoy your shady paradise. Love it.
OMG you have a woodland path!
This is so pretty, I like what you've done here.
And a handmade birdbath- wow so cool!
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