Low Upkeep Lady

Low Upkeep Lady

This tiny lot has a double-wide crested stone inlay driveway leading to a yellow door.  The double tiered capped retaining wall holds perennials and shrubs for 4 season interest. The back patio with lighted arbor is the perfect place to watch the setting sun.

Homeowners:  Victoria + Jeffrey Matlock     Address:   Blythe Street

Circa:  1910              Garden Age:   3 years


  • Trees:  
  • Shrubs: azaleas, gardenia, 
  • Vines: Amethyst Falls Wisteria
  • Perennials: hostas, cast iron plant, ferns, foam flowers, gaura, phlox, variegated geraniums, purple heart, spiderwort, liriope, coneflowers, amsonia
Garden Philosophy:  Still learning. With young children and a busy schedule, we try to keep it simple and easy to maintain.  

Favorite Garden Tip:  Perennial Plants!  Plant once, enjoy forever.  

Need some kid-friendly outdoor activities?

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