Well, it’s supposed to be a White Garden, but the yellow-flowered heliopsis that I tried to dig out last year strongly disagrees:
Not to mention the volunteer sunflower:
And speaking of not-sticking-to-a-colour-scheme, there are also hits of purple in this garden because they go with the clematis vines, which are about to start flowering:
To see this garden at other times of the year, click here and scroll down.
Heliopsis, veronica, lady’s mantle, fleeceflower, delphiniums, lilies:
Also paprika roses, bottom left:
Asiatic lilies behind a pot of petunias:
The veggie garden area at my old house in Calgary was called ‘England’, so this one in my new-to-me Edmonton backyard is, of course, ‘New England’!!
Last year I planned out the raised bed size,
and then in the winter I decided on a round lawn in front of it, with a little sitting area where the evening sun lasts longest:
I’m very happy with it! Raised beds make a veggie garden much easier to maintain, and less grass also makes me happy. The dark mulch also helps the shape of the lawn stand out better. Here’s one more photo a little closer in:
Below: Red and yellow Yarrow, red Maltese Cross, and dill. Blue Delphiniums and white Fleeceflower in the background.
Below: A little closer in on the Maltese Cross and dill.
And here’s the red yarrow in multiple shades of “fading”: