Anna’s Wisconsin Backyard – FineGardening

Anna Tsai in Bayside, Wisconsin, is welcoming us into her backyard in the present day.

The yard was just some overgrown bushes and hostas once we moved in 24 years in the past. I opened up flower beds, labored on the soil, after which began planting totally different crops that develop nicely in moist and shady areas. l additionally changed the previous and sick bushes with my favourite evergreen bushes. It’s plenty of work, however I get pleasure from seeing my backyard fully modified.

large planting of dahlia amongst other colorful flowersExcessive summer season within the backyard, with dahlias (Dahlia × variabilis, Zones 8–10 or as a young bulb)

mulched garden path cutting through densely planted gardenThis backyard is overflowing with magnificence now, so it’s arduous to imagine it was simply overgrown bushes earlier than.

large elephant ear foliage growing above other plants aroundLarge leaves of elephant’s ear (Colocasia esculenta, Zones 7–11) make a dramatic textural distinction to the remainder of the backyard.

garden art surrounded by lush plants and large flowersBearded irises (Iris hybrids, Zones 3–8) steal the present in early summer season.

vines with purple flowers growing over a large garden arborClematis (Clematis hybrids, Zones 4–8) drape an arbor in flowers.

bright pink flowers in front of gardenA sea of good pink astilbe (Astilbe hybrid, Zones 4–9)

yellow flowers in front of purple flowers and evergreen plantsYellow Heliopsis helianthoides (Zones 3–9) takes middle stage, backed up by lovely astilbe.

pink flowers growing with various foliage plantsStunning foliage in contrasting colours and textures makes the proper setting for an excellent tower of lily (Lilium hybrid, Zones 4–8) blooms.

bright orange flowers as a focal point in the gardenGlowing orange daylilies (Hemerocallis hybrid, Zones 4–10)

brick path cutting through the densely planted gardenA last view of this magical backyard


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