A fire-breathing flower, a giant swing made from a steel culvert and the sweetest little greenhouse in which to overwinter your Meyer’s lemon were highlights in the colorful display gardens at the Yard, Garden & Patio Show
in Portland last weekend.
Old Weber kettle grills make an entertaining fire-and-fountain combination.
Long, heavy chains hold this plank swing.
Succulents planted into the backs of old chairs add whimsy to the garden.
This display garden, aptly named Sentimental Journey, was Susie’s favorite.
Striking red iron arches and a red-rimmed pond with blue water highlighted this stunning modern garden.
The Edible Garden featured nicely made raised beds in many shapes and a colorful bee hive.
Nicole from Dennis’ 7 Dees Nurseries shows off a vertical “pallet garden” — great way to recycle some waste wood.
Rustic sawn juniper planks frame soft green doors on this greenhouse design in the Edible Garden display..
Lots of seating around this gas-fueled fire pit with a green-roof pergola nearby.
This metal flower was on fire in a dark corner of the garden.
A galvanized steel culvert section on chains becomes a swing that makes a statement.