The theme of this month's Picture This photo contest at Gardening Gone Wild seems to have been picked with Buffa10 in mind. Judge Rich Pomerantz is looking for an image that conveys a theme or design scheme or unifying principle, which I'd be hard pressed to find at Squirrelhaven. I found that inspiration (among others) in the magical garden in the woods of Mike & Kathy Shadrack. Mike's a Hosta expert; you can find my review of his new book at Carpe Geum. The image above is of Kathy's sunny garden on a hillside, backed by beech woods. I hope to post more about this visit. I was so moved by the beauty of the setting, I doubt I can convey it in words and images.
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Stay tuned for the new, exciting Bizarro Garden Awards - coming soon!