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SHADY WOODLAND

This lovely garden soothes with its calming, cool palette of green, white, and pink.  Beautiful, stone pathways lead you around, lush plantings and through flower-covered arbors. Relax at the end of the day at the colorful patio.

Homeowners:  Carrie + Joe Patterson

Address: Hickory Trail Drive, Cordova

Garden Age: 23 years

Plants:

  • Trees: crepe myrtles, pine, forest pansy redbud, Japanese Maple, dogwoods , sweet gum, and an oak
  • Shrubs: Azaleas,  a variety of hydrangeas including oak leaf, Annabelle, and limelight. We also have Virginia Sweet spire, aucuba, foster hollies, Florida Anise, fig tree, and buckeyes.
  • Vines: 
  • Perennials: ferns, woodland poppies, anemones, woodland phlox, salvia, cleome, iris and daylilies.
  • Annuals: caladiums, vinca and impatients

Garden Philosophy: Gardens provide a great deal of pleasure over the years. It evolves and  always presents new challenges. 

Favorite Garden Tip : Feed your birds and pollinators with bee balm, coneflowers, cleome, and day lilies and enjoy the daily wildlife show.

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