It's been about a year in the making, but our garden appeared in the June 2017 issue of This Old House magazine. The eight-page spread shows many aspects of the garden – but much was centered around the shed of course.
Did you know that, in the U.S., more people visit botanical gardens, botanical parks, garden tours, and garden events than visit Disneyworld. And Disneyland. Combined. That’s more than visit Las Vegas each year.
During Garden Walk Buffalo, I got out to visit just a few gardens I've never visited before. Local artist Sally Treanor had been in my garden – not once – but twice on Saturday alone for the Walk and I told her I'd try and get over to Richmond Avenue to see hers in the morning.
I struggled for years with a small garden at the front corner of my house. It is right by the front door and visible from both streets as it is slightly higher than the sidewalk. It seemed the perfect spot for an annual garden with brilliant colors that would last for the season.