A statue flanks a pathway that winds through the Fritzel's English-inspired landscape. "I spend all day in the garden," Christine Fritzel says. "It is a labor of love ... or stupidity."
Lily pads surround a water lily blossom in Christine and Joel Fritzel's water garden. The Fritzel's garden is one of nine featured on the 2007 Garden Tour, sponsored by the Douglas County Master Gardeners.
The back patio offers an expansive view of Christine and Joe Fritzel's English garden. Their property will be featured in this year's Douglas County Garden Tour, sponsored by the Douglas County Master Gardeners. The event will run from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.
A small frog hides under the lily pads in the Fritzels' water garden.
A Victoria Blue Salvia.
A bed of begonias winds around the front of Christine Fritzel's home.
A hybrid electron rose.
The centerpiece for Christine Fritzel's water garden is an angel fountain imported from England.