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The Garden at Misty Haven

Dreamy California garden

close up of pink and peach roses

We’re visiting with Edward Bielski today.

We purchased our unbuilt home in 2021 in a new subdivision in Roseville, California. We started with a blank canvas and, using the pool as a focal point, created a series of outdoor rooms with our favorite plant species. After nearly a quarter of a century, this is what it looks like today. I am now retired and have a wonderful gardener to do the heavy lifting and keep it looking fresh at the different seasons throughout the year

large pool surrounded by gardensViews of the lush garden across the pool

row of various colored tulips in bloomTulips along the front walkway in full spring bloom

close up of callas in bloomCallas (Zantedeschia aethiopica, Zones 7–10) are standing tall by the koi pond. These beautiful flowers can grow in regular garden soil or in shallow water or bog conditions.

close up of pink rhododendron flowerA Rhododendron in bloom

close up of white and pink waterlilies in a pondWaterlilies (Nymphaea hybrids, Zones 5–10) are showing off in the water garden.

brick path lined with evergreen plantsAutumn leaves provide a contrast to evergreen ground covers.

close up of pink and peach roses‘First Prize’ and ‘Teasing Georgia’ in the rose garden


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    simplesue 02/06/2024

    Money well spent is money spent on a garden and pool so well designed as yours is!
    So elegant, I'm just in love with it! Sure wish you had more photos of the Koi pond, you Waterlilies are gorgeous!
    The landscaping/garden fit in perfectly around that gorgeous pool all so inviting!
    A real dream garden!

  2. btucker9675 02/06/2024

    Beautiful garden - especially love your waterlilies!

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