Proctor/Macke tour de force!


I have featured Rob Proctor and David Macke's garden before in this blog, but on a horribly sunny day: I drop by frequently, and have masses of pictures, and really ought to do right by this amazing garden--but at least you can get a taste of it this week. I dropped in again, middle of the day (blazing sun) but the clouds came over and I dashed around and got a few pictures...

Of course, it's a lush, "English" seeming garden--but filled with drought tolerant perennials and shrubs (some spectacular specimens)--a real tour-de-force: check in at Tagawa's and you can get tickets for a tour in a few weeks (they do it every year to support the Animal Shelters). A visit here is always a delight!


These pictures don't really need a commentary: the garden is just outrageous! Just come on the tour!














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  1. That's awesome. I hope he doesn't mind me copying a few ideas, there might not be enough room for a thyme parterre here but I'm going to try fitting in something similar!

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  2. The view including the Thyme parterre...wow! I met Proctor 20+ years ago in ABQ, showing him some early xeriscape collections near where he was speaking.

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