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Inspiration abounds in the summer in McHenry County.
Take, for instance, Lorna Jones of Wonder Lake. She provided affluence for those of us who took allotment in the anniversary McHenry County Garden Airing on Saturday.
The event, sponsored by McHenry County College and the U of I Extension Adept Gardeners of McHenry County, featured 12 gardens.
Jones’ garden was a accurate delight. She’s 97 years old and still able to do what a lot of us ambition we could. Her home overlooking the Nippersink has amazing angle from its assorted decks, and abounding absorbing plants, such as hostas, cleome and lilies, to ogle. Of course, with all those breadth to visit, there was afflatus at every stop.
At the 5-acre amusement acreage of Dale and Ellen Morton in Bull Valley, there was an all-encompassing garden, an orchard and a admirable archetype of a built-in prairie. Everything was buried with a purpose, and the anxious architecture was a point to ponder.
Then there was the arbitrary delights at Edyta Greczek’s garden in McHenry. Themed vignettes brought surprises about every bend. Highlights were corrective birdhouses that she advised herself, as able-bodied as corrective beehives. Absorbing plantings added to the aesthetic touches.
Joe and Lauri DiGrazia of Wonder Basin aggregate absurd basin angle from their terraced backyard. Plantings at anniversary terrace offered a different way to accession vegetables. Their affable “garden room” at the advanced aperture was enchanting, too.
Also in Wonder Basin was the garden of Peggy and Gary MacGregor. They had some agitating alembic gardens, including a fun way to appearance off succulents in what appeared to be a repurposed birdbath. Flea bazaar finds throughout were abiding to atom account for approaching projects.
The breadth at the McHenry home of Karen and Tom Liston were jaw-dropping. There, with its added than 75 varieties of hostas, was article for everyone. Zebra grass, alembic gardens, a barn with its own kitchen. Good affair for cameras.
Whimsy reigns in the breadth of Laura and Bryan Herne in McHenry. Humor abounded with admirable touches in their baptize affection and alfresco acquisition room. Amid it all were vegetable beds and blithely buried containers, as able-bodied as an amazing mulberry elm timberline that was grafted in 1915. Add a above vibe and it’s what some of us aspire to.
Right beyond the artery was the garden of Betsy Meyer, who got rid of the grass at the advanced of the home and buried a abiding garden. It’s beautiful. The backyard, with its appearance of the river, is appealing spectacular, too.
Laurel Mayer’s garden in McHenry has a alternation of aesthetic vignettes that culminates in her own “beach” alfresco the aback door. A gazebo and a alternation of little garden apartment added to the charm.
Deborah Hoffman has been alive on her garden in McHenry for 50 years and it shows. So abounding admirable groupings of plants, arbitrary touches such as a parking beat and blaze hydrant and alike an breadth for the grandkids to comedy in fabricated this one a must-see.
A affluence of bright flowers aggressive by English breadth greets visitors to the home of Terri LaDuke in McHenry. Jaw-dropping is acumen that this, forth with a admirable backyard abounding of birdhouses, was amorphous alone bristles years ago.
Rounding out the breadth was the McHenry County College affirmation gardens, area the adept gardeners advertise what they’re up to. Able-bodied account a peek.
Inspiring? You bet. So if I’ve got my algebraic right, I’ve got 47 added years to get my agronomical act together. Right, Ms. Jones?
• Joan Oliver is a above Northwest Herald abettor account editor. She has been associated with the Northwest Herald back 1990. She can be accomplished at email@example.com.