Today Bruce and Suzanne Pearce are sharing their garden with us.
We live in the beautiful Okanagan Valley of British Columbia. Here are some photos of our spring garden.
Despite roses’ reputation for being finicky, these look incredibly happy and beautiful.
It’s hard to beat these incredible views from the garden! The hedge in the back of the garden provides shelter and privacy without obscuring the scenery beyond.
Here are several spring-blooming beauties, with daffodils (Narcissus hybrids, Zones 3–8) at the bottom, a yellow tulip (Tulipa hybrid, Zones 3–8) at the top right, and several ranunculus (Ranunculus asiaticus, Zones 7–10 or as an annual) at the top left.
This unusual daffodil variety with extra petals in the center creates a full trumpet.
Layers of petals on this more-typical double-flowered daffodil make an effect almost more like that of a rose or camellia than a typical daffodil.
Tulips in soft shades of orange show off their dark centers.
A double daffodil with petals of a pure white.
An incredible view is framed with spring blooms, including fragrant masses of lilac (Syringa vulgaris, Zones 5–7).
An assortment of bearded irises (Iris hybrids, Zones 3–10). The name “iris” comes from the Greek word for rainbow, and this image shows how apt that name is, with flowers coming in nearly every color but true red, and often combining two or more colors in a single bloom.
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The view is breathtaking. I also love the contrast with the lilac.
How lush and glorious! Gorgeous flowers, spectacular view. With a cute little garden shed tucked in…
Oh, my, daffs are beautiful but that view is beyond words.
Wow! You have a piece of paradise! Those unique daffodils with the "full trumpet & extra petals" are beautiful.
Flowers, views, mountains, a lake and privacy...you have it all!
Be still my heart!!! The view is spectacular and the garden is a perfect frame for it. Daffodils, iris, and lilacs, oh my... Love the persimmon colored door on your garden shed, too. Thanks for brightening my morning with your lovely gardens.
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What a feast to the eye!!!
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