BRANCHING OUT: A Japanese maple planted with Acorus grass, shady lady, Daphne odora, and ferns
Border Patrol: The winding foot path is edged in ornamental leaves and evergreen, shade-loving shrubs
In Bloom: Anthurium, also known as “flamingo flower”
Well-Rounded: This raised garden is the centerpiece to the four garden rooms. The joints between the bluestone pavers were left “tooled” (ungrouted) to allow for moss or plant growth.
Curb Appeal: Tommy Peters and wife Sterling Hannah’s Federal-style home in Molasses Creek
Backyard Oasis: Tommy and Sterling with their Boykin spaniel, Gibbes, and rescue hound, Walker.
Branching Out: Tommy planted 10 varieties of hydrangea.
The garden’s “weeping wall”
In Bloom: Confederate jasmine and Lady Banks roses climb the trellis.
Nice Curves: The circular raised garden was built from six-inch concrete masonry blocks, smooth stucco, and brick and planted with weeping rosemary, salvia, and mandevilla vine.
Garden Keeper: Surrounding a maiden statue—one of four, each representing a season—are lush iron plant and deodar cedar.
Border Patrol: African blood lily.
Border Patrol: Potted Edgeworthia, or Chinese paper bush.