Diana's Designs. She was also one of the planners of the 2018 Fling, so no doubt time she spent spiffing up her garden was time she'd have rather been relaxing, fling planning is a lot of work!
That may be the Yew I fell for during the DC Bloggers Fling last year (here).
Or maybe not, either way it's a beauty.
My last photo before entering the house. No that's not a pond to the right edge of the lawn, well, I guess it is actually, but not a planned pond.
Thank god Diana didn't have hardwood floors (I think they were tile) as we all dripped, dripped, dripped, through her house to the back garden.
I think that's Alyse (who blogs here) taking a photo of us huddled under Diana's outdoor COVERED patio.
I so wanted to explore the garden, but instead just aimed my camera outward and hoped for the best.
Diana does deal with deer, hence the fence, although she did admit to experimenting with plants the deer might eat, on the outside of the fence. When she simply must have something she trys to conceal it with plants the deer aren't interested in.
Inspired by a few who dared to venture out...
And another group at the back of the house, there were even more gathered in the kitchen.
Hopefully Annette (from Potted) won't mind my sharing this photo. She got so drenched at the Wildflower Center that her pants are in Diana's dryer. She's modeling the latest in fashionable towel attire.
Eventually it was time to make our way back down the
Weather Diary, Sept 13: Hi 71, Low 51/ Precip trace
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