The spirit of this gardener and his clear adoration for bright blowsy annual flowers and blossoms simply makes me smile. I love a gardener who knows what he loves and sets about creating it.
Is it fashionable? No.
Is it Native? No.
Is it color coordinated? No.
Does it remind me of the joy and awe of driving by that one house that has 1000x more holiday lights than everyone else? Yes.
I found this over at Your Garden Show; I was there uploading pictures of my own garden and spending some time playing around with my own profile. I simply cannot compete with this. He clearly works very hard to maintain such a fantastic show.
This is precisely the type of deeply personal garden I love to see and share here. Do you have pictures of an inspirational, unique garden?
If you would like to share it on PITH + VIGOR get in touch and tell me about it.
I love the word blowsy – and it is the first word I think of for this display.
But blowsy might not be quite right –
Blowsy definition: lush, overblown flowers that are a bit past their peak bloom (I don’t think these annual flowers are past their prime).
Maybe kitschy is a better word?
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