|With a greeter like this, you just know it's going to be special!|
The artist creates these by using a hollow base to make them easier to maneuver, but they are still very sturdy.
There were a variety of themes in the gardens, but all had a folk art feel to them.
|the picnic area|
|the fish bench|
There were lots of antiques utilized throughout as well, such as the windmill blades used for this fence.
|This barn is the perfect backdrop for the garden.|
|Lots of rusty metal chairs as well as this charming table created from an old washtub, complete with its feet.|
|Here's a close up of the top of that table. Note the spoons that were flattened and pressed into the table top.|
I realize that most of my photos here were of the structures and concrete sculpture art, but the plantings were glorious in their own right.
|There were paths meandering from garden to garden, with things that begged your attention every way you turned.|
|There were several little sheds like this (that I guessing hold many of her supplies). |
Almost every entry had some kind of archway to walk through which added to the thrill of each garden.
Here is a link to my Facebook album if you want to see all the photos I took on the garden tour.
Long Live the Garden Queen