MySecretGarden

U.S.A., Washington State. USDA zone 8a. Sunset climate zone 5

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Part 2. Breathtaking Charm: Lakewold Gardens, WA

This is a great time to visit spectacular spring display in historic Lakewold Gardens.
The Brick Walk with Mt. Fuji cherry trees.
This is a fine cherry species native to China, Japan and Korea. Cold hardiness zone 5-7.
As other garden's features, the Quatrefoil Pool was designed by renowned landscape architect, Thomas Church.


   Boxwood parterre beds are filled with flowering plants.

 Pacific dogwood (Cornus nuttalli) frame the Teahouse:
 The Teahouse's lattice structure supports two old fashioned climbing roses: Cecile Brunner and Kathleen. Two other species of dogwood are also located nearby, Korean dogwood (Cornus kousa) and Cornelian cherry dogwood (Cornus mass).

There are over 900 rhododendrons in the Gardens






















Wagner house.
Read here about the  History of the place.
I place the pictures in no particular order. They are taken in different garden rooms:
Fern Display Garden, Shade Garden, Woodland Garden, Rock Garden, Rose/Cutting Garden, The Knot Garden, Library Courtyard.






Part 1 is  HERE 


To be continued.

***Copyright 2012 TatyanaS

7 comments:

  1. This time of year is so much fun to visit gardens. A friend and I enjoy doing it, and we learn so much from each garden we visit. I love the shape of the cherry trees in Lakewold...just stunning...as is every feature of these gardens. Thank you for sharing your visit with us.

    ReplyDelete
  2. This garden is so beautiful, thanks for sharing it with us. I went last year after the rhodies were done, and it was still stunning.

    ReplyDelete
  3. Tatiana, I loved the photos of my favorite rhododendrons, white and purple! And the pictures of Teahouse is so quiet and calm.

    ReplyDelete
  4. Tatyana, I am quite envious of all the beautiful public gardens in your area! Drool!

    ReplyDelete
  5. What a wonderful garden. The various Rhodies blooming are so lovely! Not many folks plant Cornus mas... kind of a forgotten native. What a great stand of Japanese Forest Grass, Hakonechloa. Mine is still soooo tiny.

    ReplyDelete
  6. How can you not love that place?

    ReplyDelete
  7. A very inspirational garden. Thanks for sharing it with us.

    ReplyDelete

Thank you for stopping by and for your comment! I appreciate your time! See you soon on your blog!

Blog Archive

Search This Blog

Follow by Email

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...

I'M GLAD TO SEE YOU!

Labels

Abyssinian Banana Actaea s. Alaska Amaryllis Amur Maple Aquilegia Aralia Arundel Castle Gardens Autumn Before and After Berry Bird Houses Blotanical Blue Poppy Book review Bouquets Butchart Gardens California Calla Canada Clematis Coleus Conifers Containers Corydalis Dahlia Dan Klennert Dogs Elandan Gardens End of Month View England Euphorbia Eze France Exotic garden Fall garden Favorite plants Favorite plants. Tree Philodendron Fences Foliage Formal gardens Foxglove France Fuchsia Garden elements Garden works Gardening Tips Gardens of nature Gardens to see Gardens to see (tours) Geraniums Germany Giveaway Giverny Grasses Great Dixter Greenhouse gunnera Hampton Court Hellebores Herbs and Vegetables Heronswood Hidcote History of gardening Holidays Hops Hosta Hydrangea Illumination Italy Japanese maple Kew Lakewold Gardens Lavatera Lavender Leucosceptrum stellipilum ‘Ogon' Lobelia tupa Meconopsis Melianthus major Minter Gardens Missouri Botanical Garden My Garden My Open Garden MY PICTURE OF THE DAY Neighborhood NPA Open Gardens NWFGS Old Goat Farm Oregon Pampas grass Peony Perennials Plant ID Poppy Problem areas Recipes Rhododendron Rock garden Romneya c. Russia and Russian Art Sarah P. Duke Gardens Serre de la Madone (Lawrence Johnston) Shade Garden Shrubs Sissinghurst Sky Watch Slope garden Slugs Spring/Summer garden Stachys Succulents Summer/Fall garden The Garden of Great Depression Tree Peony Trees Trips Tulip Festival Uncategorized Vegetable garden WA Weigela Wells Medina Nursery White garden Wild animals Wild flowers Winter and winter garden Wordless Wednesday
Copyright 2009-2017 TatyanaS, MySecretGarden Blog



-->

Thank you! Best 130 Gardening Blogs

*