Richard Birkett's Garden
Since 1980, Richard Birkett has developed a very interesting shade garden on a 100 foot by 150 foot plot in the heart of Oakville. Richard has approximately 50 lepidotes and deciduous azaleas growing in a woodland created with Hemlock, various forms of Japanese Maple, an Empress tree, a Fringe tree, a Purple locust, 10 varieties of Magnolia, and a Weeping variegated willow.
the years he has planted over 1000 bulbs which include various varieties
of allium and tulip. He has numerous varieties of Hosta, many Japanese
tree peonies, a Japanese pond, a rock garden and a lath house in the form
of a gazebo for growing seedlings. Stone paths connect various parts of
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