This garden is arranged within two forty foot diameter circles.
This garden, planted
in the summer of 2002, is 42' in
diameter. The lawn, at right, slopes
down to a wet area.
Special landscape designs
were created to take the varying
micro-climates into account.
logs and rocks were placed among
the plants to break up the garden
and provide interest.
photo, taken in September, shows New England Aster, Aster novae-angliae, in bloom and the seed heads of Big Blue Stem, Andropogon gerardii, a tall prairie grass.
Susan, Rudbeckia hirta, and grasses surround this
Young Indian Grass, Sorghastrum nutans, is less than one year old here.
The wet areas, shown above, were planted
with Sweet Indian Plantain, Cacilia suaveolens, Queen of the Prairie, Filipendula rubra,
and other plants that appreciate moist
soil. Rocks, stones and logs add additional