March 25, 2018 - 14th Garden Tour, Mt. Dora Florida

This year's theme was Container Gardening.

Garden Number 1

A large part of the backyard was covered in concrete and river rock with the collection of beautiful specimen plants under a large commercial greenhouse screen roof.

What I like: Rabbit statue placed on a large saucer with succulents

Garden Number 2

A very nice water feature and newly planted fence line with attractive planters sprinkled throughout.

What I like: I love this half-sunken urn covered with bromeliads in the garden's woodland section

 A large camphor tree provides dappled shade for the large backyard

Garden Number 3

This garden was featured in 2012's Mt. Dora Garden Tour, I believe back then were even more potted plants in that yard. 

A beautiful large oak tree in the front yard with bromeliad collection

 What I like: urns with ferns placed right and left by the garden bench

Garden Number 4

I wish I had an oak tree out front. I just love the bromeliads at the base of the tree!

What I like: a painted window glass panel

 Pots, pots, pots, everywhere, large and small, old and new.

 Everything has something growing, even this chandelier

Garden Number 5

Home to antique collectors, with an antique gas station in the front yard

Large areas in the front yard are covered with cute chenille plant

What I like: leave the garden as it is and draw the eye to artwork

We did enjoy the gardens and talking to the garden club volunteers and homeowners. They all worked hard to make this garden tour special. I am looking forward to next year's featured gardens. 

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