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Wayne’s Idaho Railroad – FineGardening

Wayne Decker is inviting us into his railroad backyard in Chubbuck, Idaho. We’ve visited earlier than (Wayne’s Backyard Railroad), and now he’e sharing how factor are trying as spring turns into summer time.

Listed here are my newest photos for this yr on my backyard railroad. Issues are beginning to come again sturdy. My Irish moss strains the observe, and my honeysuckle is a favourite with the hummingbirds. The goldfish benefit from the pond with the little stream that feeds it. Issues ought to be in full bloom by the top of the month. 

tiny garden pond with mini trees and shrubsWayne has created a complete intricate panorama across the railroad.

tiny plants around an outside toy train trackThe small yellow-leaved sedum Angelina (Sedum rupestre ‘Angelina’, Zones 5–8) appears to be like nearly like a tall shrub in comparison with the scale of the railroad.

close up of this mini landscapeThis train-level view of the panorama exhibits how small shrubs, perennials, and rocks tackle the type of hills and timber.

tall plants before bloomThe prepare goes previous towering larkspurs (Consolida ajacis, annual) capturing up as they put together to bloom.

purple and yellow flowers net to the trainViolas (Viola × wittrockiana, annual) bloom by the prepare station.

toy railroad crossing with flowersWouldn’t it’s nice if violas actually towered over our vehicles?

miniature house surrounded by little white flowersBlooming candy woodruff (Galium odoratum, Zones 4–8) surrounds a bit home beside the railroad.

railroad lights covered in plantsFull-size lights engulfed in honeysuckle (Lonicera sp.) are about to burst into bloom.


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