This is the view of the herb garden on the North side of my home. I leaned out the window one day, early last May and snapped this with an instant camera.
The garden has been in place for about 15 years. The trees and shrubs to the west have been encroaching, and I cut some of them back this summer.
If you look carefully, you can see the tips of the fern fronds at the bottom right of the picture. The ferns fill the area where the back wall of the garage joins the house. The faint line from the right of the picture that runs across the bottom of the herb garden, is the path the chipmunks have worn through the grass to the bird feeder.
The front right corner of the garden has garlic chives, a chrysanthemum, regular chives (the pink blooms), oregano and winter savory. You can see day lilies in the bottom left of the garden. In the center box, a dame's rocket is in bloom with more chives, and the rest of the area is waiting for basil, rosemary and several other herbs to be planted. The arbor holds a deep purple clematis that is just beginning to leaf out.
The veggie boxes are covered with plastic. I have a weed that I couldn't kill off any other way, so I tried solar heat for the summer. We'll see how things turn out next spring.
And all the way to the back is Dear Husband's pride and joy, the Arr!! It's a 32' Bayfield cutter that is moored in Lake Michigan during the summer, and boards with us the rest of the year. Any time you can't find DH.....check the boat!
I want to thank Stu for starting the "View" meme. I have wanted to post this picture all summer and he gave me the incentive to work with my stepson to get it scanned. If you have a view from your home that you would like to share why not join us? And thanks go to Blue Witch, too, for sharing Stu's meme with us.
UPDATE: Stu's meme is called the Skyline Project.