One last photo from Philip Leveridge in Austin, Texas. I fell in love with his hay bale garden table. He says, “These grasses lie between a couple of hidden galvanized steel stock tank pools. I garden more with foliage than blooms so ornamental grasses naturally feature heavily in the East Side Patch, both for texture and drought hardiness. Dwarf miscanthus, pampas grass and bamboo muhly contrast in this scene with the broad leaves of a burgundy canna lily, another personal favorite for foliage color and repetition. I have a small mound in the background to add some “Jurassic” dimension to a loquat, and pampas to balance the tall cattails on the left. The hay bale table works great for quite some time before it eventually ends up on the compost pile.” Thanks yet again, Philip, for sharing your East Side Patch with us!
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