The Gardens at CDLV are really pretty special. Not in the "oh my garden is so much better than yours" sorta way. They're special in that I knew absolutely nothing about gardening when I planned, designed, and planted them. So every year, when I get to see the green come back up through the freshly thawed ground, I smile and say - how special! Last year I didn't spend as much time as I wanted in the garden. I started out with the best of intentions - but due to some challenges to great to bare, I threw in the towel and let the gardens fend for themselves.
So this year I've got a project in mind, and I wanted to get your thoughts. See that area to the far left of the picture above? That had been my project last year. The addition of our fountain and a new reclaimed brick radial. Now I'm in the mood for change, and due to my lack of interest in cleaning up last fall, I have to either redo the radial or put in something completely new. Drumroll please ... The inspiration: