Today we’re in Mary Hardnett’s garden, where she’s gotten the garden ready for fall, adding pumpkins and mums, and reseeding grass as needed in the lawn, then mixing it all with the remaining beauties of the summer garden.
With annuals still going strong, adding a couple golden pumpkins brings in a fall vibe. The color scheme here is pink and yellow, with pink coming from pentas (Pentas lanceolata, annual) and geraniums (Pelargonium hybrid, Zones 8–10 or as annual). Yellow lantanas (Lantana camara, Zones 8–11 or as annual), along with yellow foliage from coleus and creeping Jenny (Lysimachia nummularia ‘Aurea’, Zones 3–10), bring the yellow to the mix.
The pink-and-yellow scheme is here provided by a pink rose and a yellow-leaved barberry (Berberis thunbergii, Zones 4–8).
A beautiful vine-covered arbor welcomes you into this part of the garden, while autumnally-themed cushions invite you to rest on the bench and enjoy the garden.
Pink and white pentas lie in front of an angel surrounded by hydrangea flowers.
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