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These days we’re visiting with Carol Verhake.

It’s been some time since I submitted footage of my lawn, however I’ve been inspired with the autumn colour show this 12 months and felt forced to ship you some for attention. I lawn in Berwyn, Pennsylvania, outdoor of Philadelphia, the place I’ve lived for 22 years now. We’re lately Zone 6b regularly transferring towards 7a.

garden in fall with lot of trees and and shrubsThe vast majority of the footage I’m sending are of my forest lawn, which options a lot of deciduous timber along side shrubs and perennials that I’ve presented through the years.

close up of tiny yellow flowers of bluestem goldenrodThe realm is most commonly dry colour, which can also be difficult, however I’ve discovered various vegetation that thrive there, similar to this Solidago caesia (bluestem goldenrod, Zones 4–8).

fall garden with fall foliage and moon gate in the distanceI’ve additionally added architectural options similar to this stone moon gate, which echos the various boulders in my lawn.

pond water feature in the gardenThe boulders within the lawn additionally give you the atmosphere for a water function.

rustic seating area in the garden

A brand new sitting spot affectionately known as the Love Shack is a brilliant position to calm down and benefit from the lawn from a special standpoint.

canopy structure over a garden bench, made out of vines and branchesThe shack is constructed basically of invasive vines and harvested bamboo on an underlying construction of fence posts and PVC pipes that have been spray-painted to lead them to disappear.

view of fall foliage from the benchThe view having a look out from within the Love Shack.

bird house in a tree with bright orange fall foliageMy forest has suffered from various storms, however I exploit fallen logs as edging for my pathways, or to build benches. I even transformed this tree (Nyssa sylvatica, Zones 4–9) that used to be crowned off via a hurricane right into a residing birdhouse publish.

close up of blue and white flowersAlong with my colour lawn, I’ve many sunny spots. Right here Aconitum (monkshood, Zones 3–7) blooms with late-season blue flower.

close up of purple beauty berry in fallBeautyberry (Callicarpa ‘Early Amethyst’, Zones 5–8) and white anemones (Anemone hupehensis, Zones 4–8)

link pink chrysanthemum flowersThis hardy chrysanthemum (Zones 4–8) from the World Warming collection of late-blooming, hardy hybrids looks as if the range ‘Sparkling Ember’.


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