With the gorgeous weather we have been having in Georgetown Ontario lately I have been spending much of my time outdoors and unfortunately most of my time in the backyard. I say unfortunately because my backyard has been looking so incredibly sad. Other than the huge, but very cool, play set we put in last year for the kids the rest of our space is looking downright pathetic. I needed inspiration… and SOON! I casually flipped through the odd gardening magazine (where to be honest I just looked at the pictures) and still drew a complete blank while staring at my own gardening space. It just so happened that the Georgetown Horticultural Society was having a Garden Tour on Sunday and I decided it was time to see what people locally were doing with their gardens. If you haven’t heard of the Garden Tour in Georgetown I would suggest looking into it for next year. Simply put, local people volunteer their gardens to become open to all who buy a ticket from the Georgetown Horticultural Society and they let us walk through their spaces, ask questions and take photographs. It was perfect! Equipped with my camera I perused great backyards and skipped the extended research of seeing what the heck won’t die in my own backyard because hey if it’ll live in a backyard a few blocks away from my own chances are at least 50% better that I can be successful too! After 5 houses and a tour around the Watch Tower gardens I am feeling much more inspired to grab a shovel and start working on my own backyard! I feel a backyard landscaping blog in my near future… now where’s my shovel? 🙂
If you want more information check out the Georgetown Horticultural Society’s website-
Check out some great flower shots I photographed and Enjoy!
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