My Woodland Garden – June 16th

Just when I was making headway on all of the gardens, the storm last week produced winds which brought down hundreds of small branches and leaves.  I must have hauled out 15 wheelbarrows full of sticks and leaves.   Even the smallest of branches fell to the forest floor – some going right through my hosta leaves.  The small holes are not from slugs – but decorated by Mother Nature!  Then, the next storm on  this past Tuesday, we


measured 3 1/2 inches of rain in our gauge.

The gardens are all weeded, most have received a light application of fresh mulch – just a few left to go – and the garden art has all been strategically placed which produces a smile no matter which way you look!

Our toads!

After all, this is what it’s all about!

The pink elephant!

Today, I finally took a day off and some of the crew came out and hauled some mulch and refreshed the red rock on our paths in the main hosta garden.

I installed the mulch around my miniature hosta area – and then brought out the gnomes!  This is my favorite area – creating a little gnome village in amongst the “giant” hosta plants!

The Gnome Village
The Gnome Village