Scenes From 2018 Master Garden Tour

Scene from the 2018 Master Garden Tour today, featuring five gardens in White Rock and the grounds of the Los Alamos Nature Center at 2600 Canyon Road in Los Alamos. Master Gardener Cas Mason is originally from Yorkshire. Her White Rock garden in arid New Mexico might be the envy of any English gardener. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Labeling in the Mason garden in White Rock means, with some work,  you too can do this at home. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
An alluring Ghost honeysuckle thrives in the Mason Garden in White Rock. It was first discovered atop a grave in Wyoming. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Welcome to Cathy and Ian Strong’s garden, 50 years in the making in White Rock. Through the arbor is a native garden filled with penstemons and native grasses. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Garden Tour guests enjoy the Strong’s garden, complete with breathtaking views. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Cathy and Ian Strong welcome visitors to their garden. Nearly half of their 3.5 acres is garden and all of it beautiful. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
The koi pond in the Strong’s garden. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Visitors to Marjorie and Robert Selden’s garden take in the view. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Visitors check out the paths on the edge of the canyon in the Selden garden. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Marjorie Selden, center, shares gardening tips with guests. Selden, a lifetime Master Gardener, has a wealth of information at her fingertips. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Lush natives on the cliff edge in the Selden garden. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Walkways, terraces and steps decorate the Hardekopf garden. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Guests discuss the Hardekoopf’s garden. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Perennials flourish in raised beds in the Hardekopf garden. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Visitors stand among colorful perennials in the Thielemann-Hollas garden. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Composting makes the vegetable garden grow in the Thielemann-Hollas garden. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Terraced hardy natives in the Thielemann-Hollas garden. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
The raised beds at the Los Alamos Nature Center feature different themes essential to gardening in the Los Alamos area. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
A fairy lurks among the flowers at the Los Alamos Nature Center. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Checking out the penstemon at the Los Alamos Nature Center. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
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