8 of 10 Gardens on the 2013 Dawson Creek Garden Tour :)

Bob and Marg Lowther’s garden was a child magnet with all of its thoughtfully placed gnomes, lighthouses and other fabulous statuary additions. The double lot offered all kinds of running room and shade from mature evergreens for those hot summer afternoons.

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Beautifully crafted archway leading into the garden

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Using the cavities in the cement edging for the beds to grow succulents in is such a great idea! It makes use of otherwise wasted space and the cement traps heat that the succulents crave.

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A whole family of gnomes hanging out under (and even in) the trees!

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A stone burro with a pannier of plants and a family of friendly bears in the background. I have always wanted to try making one of these paths. This one was beautifully done.

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An angelic gathering beneath the potted plants!

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An inuksuk, a bird house and a gorgeous silver piece of driftwood stand before a bed of ferns and bergenia

2013-07-28 12.46.23-2These blue petunias look so pretty paired with the pink blooms of the bergenia

2013-07-28 12.40.00-2A pinterest worthy birdhouse…bird condo? Really, really, really liked this. Really.

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A great example of filling in spaces in the perennial beds with pots of annuals both in the bed and suspended above!

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Every bed was filled with so many delightful surprises!

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Water fountain, another fabulous bird condo and butter colored petunias paired with pink that matched the bird condo roof beautifully.