We’re in Holland, Michigan, today visiting Terri Holden’s beautiful garden.
It’s a late summer day on the path through Terri’s garden that leads to Lake Macatawa. Terri says she enjoys water features in the garden and how the light reflects off the water in this birdbath.
This small water feature is surrounded by Heuchera ‘Timeless Night’ (Zones 4–9), a hellebore (Helleborus hybrid, Zones 4–9), and blue-eyed grass with one lingering flower (Sisyrinchium angustifolium ‘Lucerne’, Zones 5–9).
The hosta collection started with just five varieties but has grown to 25 different kinds of hostas.
This view out to Lake Macatawa looks over a hydrangea (Hydrangea macrophylla, Zones 5–9). The blooms have faded on the hydrangea but are no less beautiful as they move into their fall and winter colors.
A tall stand of bright pink garden phlox (Phlox paniculata, Zones 4–8), their flowers reflecting in the still water of a birdbath, make a beautiful garden moment.
A diversity of hostas lie under a weeping larch (Larix decidua ‘Pendula’, Zones 3–8).
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