Wednesday, December 4, 2013


Each month Gardens at Waters East (GAWE) will post a few never before seen photos of “garden life” called - - BLOG SHOTS.  Here are the photos for this posting.  These are part of  a collection of “Summer” photos, - - - - good to have as we begin the long Winter season.

moments in the garden - - enjoy

 Succulents in pot
Asian Patio
Lake Michigan in the background


 Coneflowers & Lilies

 Coneflowers, Monarda, & Rudbeckia

 Coneflowers & Globe Thistle

 Engleman Ivy

 Some of the more than 450 hybridized Day Lilies
created at Gardens at Waters East

 Love Over the Fence

 False Sunflower - Middle Walk
view to the South

StoneWater Beach
private beach
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  1. Oh yes, these photos will definitely help during the depths of winter. My favorites are the first and last shots. I'm surprised you can grow Bougainvillea this far north! Love it!

  2. Så många vackra blommor.Och fina bilder.

  3. Definitely reminds me of summer - which now seems so far away

  4. What a lovely view you have.

  5. Love over the garden fence... I must have it!
    Is it an annual?
    I could feel summers heat in these pics! So good tonight, as our first snow is choking traffic!

  6. I wish I had a huge garden as yours. Still, it's a feast for the eyes, to see those beautiful blooms in your garden.

  7. Hach, da möchte man doch gleich wieder Frühling oder Sommer haben :)

    lg kathrin

  8. I havent been in here at your blogg yet, but now i'm in. A fabulous spot and garden, you are lucky.

  9. My goodness, this is beautiful. I'm so glad you left a comment on my blog so I could follow you back here! This summer I was able to spend a few days in a beautiful home on the shores of Lake Michigan (near Sister bay in Door County) I will share your site with my friend, she will be so inspired! I look forward to visiting here again!