Garden Gallery: Mennen’s Gravel Garden

the gravel gardenMennen’s gravel garden has been evolving over the last couple of years.  It is full of recycled treasures and what once was a space largely catering to her children, the updated and more sophisticated design is definitely more adult.  (adult gardens certainly need tire swings hanging from acacia trees that provide obvious and generous room for a glorious sweep)

gravel gardenI keep flipping through the images of this deeply personal garden and noticing somehting new with ever visit (I love gardens like that!) — if you care to see what it was like before as well as a few more imagees of what it is now — make sure to visit the Gravel Gardener herself.

the gravel garden


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