Today’s photos are from Cynthia Blixt in Merriam, Kansas. She says, “My husband built my garden out of some large rocks. He works for a construction company and had access to the right kind of equipment to move the rocks into a horseshoe shape. After filling in the raised area with dirt, I didn’t have very much money for plants the first year. So, I add a little more each year. The garden is starting to fill in nicely now but I would still like it to be even more full and lush. The major colors employed are purple, pink and yellow. The main perennials of the garden are two butterfly bushes. I try to use mostly native and/or very tough plants. This area of the country really has extremes with weather. Last winter we had a lot of snow and ice but in the summer the temperature was over 100 degrees for almost a month. In contrast, this winter we have barely had any snow.”
Beautiful plantings, Cynthia! Keep us posted this year. We’d love to see more photos. Thanks!
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