I saw this little bit of everything garden on the High Desert Garden Tour in Bend, Oregon in July 2022. The long, narrow yard at this house included fruits, vegetables, and lots of flowers. The homeowners have been working on it for 22 years.
The owners created large, elevated raised beds from wood and tin roofing. You can see sweet alyssum blooming near the front edge. Hummingbird feeders hang near them. They’re growing pear, cherry, and apples on espaliers behind the raised beds.
This raised bed was at ground level. It included red lantana, yellow petunias, orange ganzia, purple salvia, and dark pink snapdragons.
This tiered bed surrounded a tree. It included common sunflowers, orange marigolds, and golden celosia.
The pale purple delphinium pictured below was a few feet tall and impressive.
You could view the garden from this comfortable bench. The flowers growing nearby include red posies and golden daylilies.
The aqua blue pool was a little oasis at one end of the yard.
The 8 ft x 20 ft greenhouse was full of plants, including tomatoes. Here in the High Desert, we often use shade cloth to partially block the intense heat of the summer sun.
Hope you enjoyed the tour of this little bit of everything garden!