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.
A 1927 House with a garden 30 years in the making, a welcome garden gate.
Sunken patio space with bbq.
Lovely courtyard created where former front lawn was located.
1913 Delamont House (Historic District in Kits) with beautiful garden created by 20 year tenant.
Garden statue feature.
Pots line the windows and are sprinkled throughout the garden.
A lovely garden gate.
Courtyard garden created exclusively with pots and window boxes.
Garden bench seating.
A shady spot created in a sunny south facing garden.
Front garden water feature, with four katsura trees canopied over the entire garden.
Shell shaped vegetable garden with sundial and sweetpeas.
Japanese inspired garden.
Pergola feature divides the garden.
Princess Diana clematis
Rose garden with statue
Long landscape garden with many interesting plantings.
Look at the colour of these leaves and rosehips!
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.