Garden Gallery: An Oregon Coast Garden

This Oregon coast garden created by Mosaic Gardens is full of beautiful ideas.  There is nothing typical about this design.  Catching my eye are the over-sized arbor over the ‘L’ shaped bench.  Typically you might see a narrower arbour over a single bench.

oregon coast garden by mosaic gardens

The planting is striking and bold, combining well known plants but in slightly lesser favored varieties.  (like the yellow Kniphofia and the fresh green Japanese maple, as opposed to the typical red)

oregon coast garden by mosaic gardens

The Andy Goldsworthy-esque stone sculpture in the gravel courtyard is also a strikingly simple  feature.

oregon coast garden by mosaic gardens

As is the Birch tunnel.

oregon coast garden by mosaic gardens

And the elegant bowl in the circle patio. And the use of purple leaved plants through out to give a unifying style.  So many things to admire…what is your favorite?

Share this!Share on FacebookPin on PinterestTweet about this on TwitterShare on StumbleUponShare on LinkedInShare on TumblrShare on RedditShare on Google+Email this to someone

One Response to Garden Gallery: An Oregon Coast Garden

  1. They are all my favorite. Gardening is one of many reasons I loved living in the Northwest for 10 years.

Leave a reply

Tis The Season….

To be planning your spring display (that is if you are in the northern hemisphere). I know this picture circulated the internet a lot earlier this spring, but now is really the time to think about bulbs if you want to create something really interesting….So we are recirculating. Forced bulbs are a short sighted way…

Inspiration: A couple crazy Cool Ideas from Courtney Cox’s Garden

Inspiration: A couple crazy Cool Ideas from Courtney Cox’s Garden

Still lacking internet access– so I’m quickly sharing something that I have been meaning to for soo soo long. These images were from Elle Decor a few months back but I am still lusting after this garden and way of life. 1) Is this not the most amazing firepit? I love the idea of using…

Match Making with Fall Bulbs (Bonus!)

Match Making with Fall Bulbs (Bonus!)

In the first issue of PITH + VIGOR,  Joanne Neale shared four great planting combos for fall-blooming bulbs – but a couple combos hit the cutting room floor.  They were pretty great – but we just didn’t have the space to print them all, so here are the other two – for even more inspiration….