Earthly Treasures - Open Gardens 2018

Angie & Craig Bowald held open gardens on June 30th and July 1st, 2018, and welcomed many visitors to the gardens. Both days were were on the warmer side (in the mid 90's with significant humidity), but the gardens were beautiful. The daylily gardens were in full bloom, and the small waterlily and lotus ponds were beautiful to behold as well. Craig has beds of tropical and accent plants that are just getting going - they need the hot summer heat to reach full potential, and will be beautiful in September when they open the gardens again. Thai Giant was already big though, and amazed a lot of people.

Fang and Claw - 1801

Fang and Claw

Mystic Jellyfish

Mystic Jellyfish

Free Wheelin'

Free Wheelin'

Like a Gee Six - 1801 clump

Like a Gee Six

Breed Apart

Breed Apart

Abstract Geometry - 1801

Abstract Geometry

Wickedly Wild and Wonderful - 1801

Wickedly Wild and Wonderful

Jan's Twister - 1801 (2)

Jan's Twister

Groovin' - 1802

Groovin'

Cooler than Me - 1801

Cooler Than Me

Bella Isabella - 1801 clump

Bella Isabella

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A beautiful Coleus!

Water Lily - 1801

Raspberry Waterlily in Craig's pond

Virginia Spiderwort - 1801

Virginia Spiderwort

Tuni & her Tortoise - 1801

Tuni the cat guarding her tortoise

Thai Giant & Craig - 1801

Craig with Thai Giant

Seashell Stepping Stone - 1801

Seashell stepping stone

Room for Rent - 1801

"Room for Rent"

Praying Mantis - 1801

Praying Mantis

Cleopatra 1801

Canna 'Cleopatra' in bloom

Canna Black - ET18-1

Canna 'Black' in bloom

Black Eyed Susan - 1801

Black eyed Susan just starting to bloom

Lotus - ET18-2

Lotus

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Fairy Garden

Zero to Sixty (Murphy, JP 2010)

Zero to Sixty (Murphy 2010)

Pipevine Swallowtail butterfly on H. Shades of Havana

Pipevine Swallowtail butterfly on SHADES OF HAVANA daylily.

View from lower garden looking up at Thai Giant

View from the pond area in the lower garden looking up at Thai Giant (colocasia.)

Pipevine Swallowtail butterfly on H. Screamcicle

Pipevine Swallowtail butterfly on SCREAMCICLE daylily.

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Cute view near the ponds

Garden view with statuary

Upper garden view with Gandalf statuary

Coneflower _Dumbo_s Ears_ - 1801

Coneflower 'Dumbo's Ears' - this coneflower is over 7' tall!!

Bee Balm 2018

Bee Balm on the bank

Art Gallery Toothpick (Lambertson 2015)

Art Gallery Toothpick (Lambertson 2015)

Angie sharing info

Angie sharing information

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Angel Fountain


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