Thomas Vetter's Garden

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Thomas Vetter's garden has been on my radar for some time. A few weeks ago, I finally got the chance to see it and it is in a word - FABULOUS! It was raining and the plants were weighted down with moisture so I do want to return on a drier day. Fortunately, Mr. Vetter opens his garden on numerous occasions throughout the Open Gardens program.

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His garden is packed with beautiful plants in lovely combinations with contrasting textures. There are a lot of plants in this garden and he has displayed them in the most artistic ways. This is the garden I strive for and he used many of my favorite plants too. And what a nice guy - accompanying me in the rain with my mouth hanging open and kindly answering questions. This is a great garden to visit on the HPSO Open Gardens Tour. It will be open again on August 13th.


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Text and photos by Phillip Oliver, Dirt Therapy

Comments

  1. What a sumptuous garden. I can see why you would want to emulate this. I would too. The layers, colors, textures all lure you in and captivate.

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  2. Beautiful plants beautifully displayed. He clearly has an eye for design.

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  3. His is one of my favorite gardens too! Thomas REALLY knows his plants. Beautiful post, and reminds me that I must get back out there. It seems like years ago.

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