Beautiful Gardens 2020

Dianne and Ted Cofer’s garden in Slave Lake is this weeks Beautiful Garden. This year their great-grandson Kobie Lucius helped plant. Ted started many of the plants from seed. There are also various perennials, annuals and
vegetables.
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Dianne and Ted Cofer’s great-grandson Kobie Lucius with the sunflowers he helped plant at their house. Photo courtesy of the Cofers.
Two white cucumbers in the greenhouse.
A perennial which neither Dianne nor Ted can remember the name of. They planted it when they owned the Ladybug Greenhouse in Widewater.
The Cofers have several other perennials which are doing very well. Two are heliopsis (a false sunflower) and ligulara, which has a stem of flowers several feet high covered in small yellow flowers.
Morning glory climbing up a trellis on the back deck.
Bearded iris
Bright purple delphinium growing on the edge of the vegetable garden. By the back deck, there are other varieties in shades of blue, pink and light purple.
Cofer’s cat, Shady, in his spot in the garden. He lives in harmony with the various hummingbirds, but not the resident crows and blue jays.

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