This is the sign marking Garden 4 of the Old Louisville Hidden Garden Tour. Each of the 15 gardens that I toured last week was marked by these creatively and humorously designed stick people which gave a hint of the personality of the gardener--and garden--you were about to see. All of the gardens in this old neighborhood are tucked behind fences . The fences are just as ornamental as the gardens:
Garden 4 had a weathered silvery gray wooden fence accented, at this time of the year, by plantings of bright pink Oriental lilies, climbing vines, planted pots and garden art:
Here are a couple of mosaics of the garden (click on image to enlarge) :
Clockwise: cast iron planter, lily pond, mosaic glass gazing ball
Clockwise: bird bath among the hydrangeas, fence art, topiary puppy, mixed coleus and impatiens
Linking to Friday Fences at Life According to Jan and Jer .