Ellen and Ray Lundgren of Wheeler Lane have been recognized as December 2018 Garden Selection of the Month by the Garden Club at Palm Coast.
They moved from New Jersey to Palm Coast in 2003. Ray says Ellen has the green thumb and she has done a wonderful job!
This yard is nicely landscaped with several islands that are made with slates. They have round shaped green and variegated Ligustrum, pink, red, and yellow Knockout roses, white Gardenias, Hawaiian Ti, Ixora, Hydrangeas and a large weeping Holly tree.
Front door area has two nice pots with pink Desert Roses. To the right you have a European Palm, a potted Bougainvillea, purple Salvia, red and mixed Vincas and white Jasmine.
In the back yard all along the fence you have peach Hibiscus, Knockout roses, pink Azaleas several pink Curcumas that are part of the ginger family that reproduce themselves. There is a small Crape Myrtle, Sweet Potato vine and white Pentas.
They have a Papaya tree with fruit. A small garden of Eggplant, Broccoli, Peppers, Beans, Tomatoes, and some Ginger. Inside porch area there are Aloes and several Lavender and pink Christmas Cactus that Ellen has propagated from year to year.
Submitted by Nancy Iandoli
Selection of the Month Committee