Every so often one looks with new eyes at a familiar scene. I can’t say how many times I have visited with my friend Lyndy Broder of Clematis fame; but this visit was different.
Perhaps because the deciduous magnolias were putting on a show of shows or perhaps the trees she planted have finally reached a size in scale with the lake. One thing is certain; this scene will continue to gain in stature.
THIS is Landscape, at its best!
When her home was built on a pasture there was not a tree in sight. The deal she struck with her husband gave her a free hand to plant. This is the result.
This may very well be the first visit where I was not distracted by the profusion of clematis in bloom!