Wednesday, July 11, 2012

BCMG Garden Speaker

'Sending a special wink to John and Beth!  *wink*  ;-)  and  *wink*  ;-) 


The Benton County Master Gardeners have a wonderful annual pot luck in the gorgeous gardens of John and Beth Strickland.  Being in John and Beth's garden is such a treat! 

This year, I was honored beyond belief when I was asked to present a program.  My presentation was located in their lovely Kitchen Garden. 


A couple of other guys totally stole the show!  ;-)  This dancing dragonfly kept landing on my tent.



A black swallowtail caterpillar was munching on a nearby fennel plant. 



This is the view from my tent.  Don't you love their rustic fencing around the Kitchen Garden? 







They have five acres and all of it is landscaped beautifully.  Strolling around their spectacular property... 













Their home is absolutely stunning! 

Thank you, John and Beth, for being such lovely hosts for the annual BCMG pot luck!  What a special treat! 

;-)  -Marci

 

12 comments:

  1. So pretty! Wish I had a garden...I am one of those who can kill a plastic plant!
    New Follower...thru the 300 bloggers or less!
    Tif
    Ramblings of a Southern Belle
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  2. Marci I love your blog, the picture with the bench around the tree is lovely, I have been planning on doing something similar to one tree at my house, and you showed me it is possible. Thank you for visiting my blog and liking my project. Best regards from Panama.

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  3. Hi, Tif! Thank you for stopping by and for following! I love your blog, too! -Marci

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  4. Hello, Erika! How exciting that you plan to implement something from Beth's garden! Will you please share photos when finished? -Marci

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  5. Beautiful pictures! Makes me want to go out and pull some weeds!

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  6. Thank you, Artsy, for visiting! Beth and John work tirelessly on their garden. It is such an inspiration! -Marci

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  7. Beautiful!
    New Follower. Found you through 300 bloggers blog hop!

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  8. Just beautiful! Love the landscaping and details...=)
    Kristina J.

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  9. It's absolutely beautiful. Thank you for sharing. Visiting from Craftionary. Would love it if you would share this at my Make it Pretty Monday party at The Dedicated House. http://thededicatedhouse.blogspot.com/2012/07/make-it-pretty-monday-week-5.html Wishing you a grand weekend. Toodles, Kathryn @TheDedicatedHouse

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  10. Hello, Kristina! Hi, Kathryn! Thanks so much for visiting my blog! -Marci

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  11. Hello, Nagrade! Hi, Debra! Thank you for the compliments! -Marci

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