Laura Crockett’s garden in Oregon is a horticultural playground. There are playful details at every turn, and this is no exception. It’s a miniature landscape made from a rock garden plant and a tiny toy tractor, and after you’re compelled to drop to your hands and knees to take a closer look, you can almost imagine yourself stepping on the gas!
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Just an FYI...the tiny green plant with pink flowers is Silene acaulis, an excellent plant but must have great drainage like the gravel base shown in the picture.
Thanks for the ID, littlegreenthumb--I was guessing some sort of Saxifraga, but wasn't sure enough to include it in the post!
I So enjoy folks with a playful sense of humor. Thanks for sharing!!!
I love the thought that goes into miniature designs. I bet she has fun with Halloween decorations, too. All of the little, creepy scenarios... hope we can see more shots of her gardens.
We tinker with a tad of decor in our front garden as well, and have a little resin racoon charachter named Rocky who makes his way around the garden to check out the lush surroundings. We'll have to get a shot to share of him checking out the Silver Mound Artemesia that nicely accents the rock formations.
Flowers don't look quite right to me for Silene acaulis. Is it possible that it is Dianthus simulans? It tends to mound this way. Great photo!
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