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29 July 2012, in Gearhart, Oregon, benefit for Clatsop County CASA

street view

street view

From the programme:  Donna and Alan Kinsel garden: “This garden deserves an award for right plant, right place. The composition reads like a well written story.”  From the street view, I immediately liked the well weeded and edged tree circles.  I am a believer in going all out for perfection on a garden tour.

front walkway and porch detail

front walkway and porch detail

We entered the garden through the driveway.

We entered the garden through the driveway.

from the driveway

from the driveway

Around the big lawn, the garden beds are tidily mulched and there is usually space between each plant.  My gardening bestie Judy says “Oh, yes!”  Her own garden is just this neat.

tidy garden beds

tidy garden beds

lawn beds

lawn beds

by the house

by the house

I appreciated that no red bark was used as mulch in the Kinsel garden.

by the porch

by the porch

fire circle

fire circle

plant combination

plant combination

garden path near porch

garden path near porch

by the porch

by the porch

Picture 19

a rock wall and path

a rock wall and path
white daisies with white hydrangeas; basset hound statue

white daisies with white hydrangeas; basset hound statue

a rustic gate...I very much like this

a rustic gate…I very much like this

Gearhart house

Gearhart house

The typically handsome house above was right next door to garden number three, which was my favourite garden of the day….

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