2013 North Peace Garden Tour 2 of 8 : )

Next up was the home and garden of Jean & Bertrand Gammage…

A very peaceful and Buddha-ful garden!

A loaded miniature orange tree finds a summer home on a sunny deck.

This beautiful orange tree loaded with miniature fruit obviously loves its summer home. We used to have one years ago, though nowhere near as healthy as this one. I remember when ours finally produced some little oranges Darcy was certain they would be the “sweetest little nectarines in the world”…not so! The look on his puckered up face was priceless.

gravel mulch not only suppresses weeds and helps hold in moisture, but it also holds heat; perfect for sun loving or tender plants.

Gravel mulch not only suppresses weeds and helps hold in moisture, but it also holds heat; perfect for sun loving or tender plants.

 

Gravel mulch does a great job of suppressing weeds.

Entering the backyard...

Entering the backyard…

A close up of one of the many Buddha sculptures to grace this garden.

The back garden was filled with strategically placed stones, pieces of wood and Buddha sculptures.
 The garden was filled with strategically placed stones, pieces of wood and Buddha sculptures.

and another...

and very simplistic and effective displays…it was truly a delight to find this Asian styled garden nestled in a backyard in Northern BC!

A simplistic effective display

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