Today we’re visiting Lee Miller’s garden.
Welcome to my late May–early June garden! I am a Long Island, New York, native, having grown up, and still residing, in the friendly town of Sayville located on the south shore. My love of gardening developed around the age of five as I first started growing flowers from seed, a passion that continued to develop. Today I am the author of three gardening books, and I spend most of my time in the gardens of clients as a landscape designer and garden consultant. My love of gardening lies deep within me as I continue to garden as both a hobby and as a career.
The part of garden design I am most passionate about is combining foliage and color. I must admit that while I am involved in some form of horticulture throughout the year, the months of May and June are among my favorite times to be in my Zone 7a garden. By mid-May and into the beginning of June, new foliage is emerging everywhere, and perennials are just waiting to burst open their blooms, exposing an array of color. Come along with me to see what the garden has to offer!
As we come to the end of our stroll, I hope you enjoyed the tour of my Long Island Zone 7a garden. I have always had a love of gardening, but I find refuge in the garden now more than ever. A garden is an extension of its owner, a living piece of artwork that constantly changes, and the resulting creation can be enjoyed by all those who encounter it.
As always, happy gardening!
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