Good evening everyone-While I was out working in the garden this week I had one lady pull in the driveway and then back out and stop where I was working. She asked me, Is this a nursery? Somebody told me there was a nursery over in this vicinity. NOPE. Not here. I told them where the ones in the area were but this was definitely not a nursery. This is my garden.
A few days later I had a couple stop their car while I was working in the same area and ask me the same question. Most people when they drive by just gawk. I have had a few actually stop and compliment me on the beautiful garden. That I appreciate.
I guess the size of my garden/bird sanctuary has drawn attention in the area. I am not too keen on having attention drawn to myself but I guess my garden is unusual around this neck of the woods.
So if I get another car stop and ask Is this a nursery? I will tell them what I told the people who stopped and inquired. NOPE. This is my 1/2 acre garden. Maybe I should tell them what my friend Gary Woltal calls it. Virginia's #1 tourist attraction.
I smile when he calls it that because it is a far cry from that but what it is and has been is a WHOLE lotta work and sweat and it isn't finished yet.
Now I have visited several nurseries over the past 3 yrs since I started this project and I have never seen a nursery with all the trees and shrubs planted nor have I seen mulch all around them and gravel walkways and landscape timbers. Here are some pics I took today while out working late this afternoon. This area is about 125 long and about 70' wide and that is just the front part. A work in progress.
This is along the front side of my woman cave
This is the next section of the back part of the and the middle
This is the third section of this back area.
This section is off to the left closer to the front of the garden.
It is difficult to get the full scope of the garden but this is at least a portion of it. As the work progresses and as more things are in bloom I will share more.