Welcome to the fourth and final part of our daylily garden tour. This garden has been cultivated by one family for about forty years, and they recently were kind enough to open it to the public for one day. Such gracious hosts, they even served lemonade and homemade cookies! The endless flower beds, sculptures, garden art, and whimsical decor has been inspiring us all week, so let’s see what they have in store for us today.
This bronze sculpture of a girl with butterflies was, perhaps, the masterpiece of the garden.
Remember all the driftwood we saw in parts 1, 2, and 3 that they’ve used as fencing and stands for garden ornaments? That driftwood came from the lake seen through the trees here:
The garden has many hydrangea bushes of various colors. The one pictured below was both blue and lavender.
Then there was this hot pink hydrangea.
A very important visitor was doing a very important job. I didn’t realize until I looked at the photo, later, that there was another insect besides the bee – do you see it?
Broken dishes used as garden ornaments. These folks have thought of everything!
This was a really serene spot: a shady path, guarded by owls and glass mushrooms.
Do you remember the dead tree stump we saw in Part 1 that they were using as a trellis? Here’s another idea for a dead tree:
That little cherub almost looks as if he’s thinking, “I sure wish my tree hadn’t died.”
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