12 GARDENS 5 hours – heritage Vancouver garden tour

Heritage Vancouver (heritagevancouver.org) has hosted a fundraiser Garden Tour for five years, people generously open their gardens, this is my third time enjoying.  From the grand to cottage, there was much to love about each. Here is a small sampling of the day.

garden gate

A 1927 House with a garden 30 years in the making, a welcome garden gate.

water feature

Water feature

sunken seating patio

Sunken patio space with bbq.

front garden

Lovely courtyard created where former front lawn was located.

1913 Delamont Park home

1913 Delamont House (Historic District in Kits) with beautiful garden created by 20 year tenant.

feature statue

Garden statue feature.

1913 Delamont Park garden

Pots line the windows and are sprinkled throughout the garden.

garden gate

A lovely garden gate.

patio pots with statue

Courtyard garden created exclusively with pots and window boxes.

garden bench

Garden bench seating.

garden seating

A shady spot created in a sunny south facing garden.

water feature

Front garden water feature, with four katsura trees canopied over the entire garden.

sundial garden

Shell shaped vegetable garden with sundial and sweetpeas.

al fresco dining

Alfresco dining.

garden gate

Garden gate.

frog pond

Japanese inspired garden.

resident frogresident frog.

patio seating

Patio dining

pergola seating

Pergola feature divides the garden.

gorg planters

Gorgeous planters

Princess Diana Clematis

Princess Diana clematis

entrance planting

Entrance planting

rose garden sculpture

Rose garden with statue

koi pond

Koi pond

ruffled hydrangea

Ruffled hydrangea

landscaped garden

Long landscape garden with many interesting plantings.

rosehips

Look at the colour of these leaves and rosehips!

pretty poppies

Pretty poppies and seed pods are a feature in the center of this garden.

My name is Sue Womersley and I am an Interior Decorator in White Rock BC.

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