A butterfly rests on a liatris plant in a graden at the front of Mary and Chuck Loveland's home west of Lawrence. "I don't design a butterfly garden, but I'm not surprised my flowers attract butterflies," Mary said.
Chuck Loveland displays one of his Blanc Douvle de Coubert roses, which he describes at a sweet smelling rose. Loveland and his wife, Mary, have more than five gardens at their country home west of Lawrence.
Chuck Loveland checks on one of his rose plants in the Charlie Garden. Mary and Chuck Loveland have planted more than five garden at their near 30 acres of land west of Lawrence.
Mary Loveland digs up tulips bulbs near the tree line in front of her country home west of Lawrence. Mary and Chuck loveland have planted more than five garden on their 30 acres of land.
Mary and Chuck Loveland stand in one of their gardens, which they call The Garden Room. Mary Loveland is a self-taught gardener, who has been gardening for thirty years this fall. "This is my pallet," Mary said. "I've discovered I'm an artist."
Mary Loveland cuts off the dead flowers from her garden in the one of her garden beds. Mary and Chuck Loveland have planted more than five garden at their near 30 acres of land west of Lawrence.