Garden Tour: Diana Lockwood’s Woodland Garden

By Teresa Woodard

Spring is at its peak in Columbus Dispatch garden writer Diana Lockwood’s woodland garden, and, lucky for us bloggers, we had the opportunity to tour it last week.  Here are some highlights from our visit.

A front yard chock full of spring bulbs like tulips, daffodils and snake’s head lilies and plenty of woodland wildflowers including Virginia bluebells, spring beauty, anemone, Jack-in-the-pulpit, wood poppies and trillium.

Hellebores and daffodils

Hellebores and yellow violets

 

Pheasant's eye daffodils and Japanese maple

Pheasant’s eye daffodils and Japanese maple

Snake's head lilies

Snake’s head lilies

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Diana’s husband Steve Stephens created boardwalk paths throughout the garden.

Jack-in-the pulpit

Jack-in-the pulpit

Garden seating area

Garden seating area

Backyard water feature

Backyard water feature

Debra helps pull invasive honeysuckle

Debra helps pull invasive honeysuckle

Michael stands in wetlands area home to skunk cabbage and salamanders.

Michael stands in wetlands area home to skunk cabbage and salamanders.

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A hillside of Virginia bluebells

 

 

Happy May Day

Wishing you a bloom-filled May Day from Heartland-Gardening!

By Teresa Woodard

 

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