Mari and Kirk VanGundy set to show off gardens during 2022 Adel Home Garden Tour

The lawn was a mystery when Kirk and Mari VanGundy obtained their house exterior of Adel five yrs ago.

“We bought the home in the middle of winter, so we had no notion what was beneath the snow,” Mari said. 

After the snow melted, they soon observed out that the property and gardens have been overgrown with weeds and poison ivy. Mari soon commenced performing to distinct out the weeds and incorporate plants from their former household of 35 years.

“It took us a lengthy time to shift our things and every single trip down in our pickup I said to Kirk I want to provide some of my flowers. I just seriously wished to have starts off and they have taken off listed here just enormously,” Mari mentioned.

Spot people will get a opportunity to see some of those people flowers throughout the Adel Home Backyard Tour on Sunday, June 26. 

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Nevertheless Mari explained the gardens are even now a work in process as she will make notes on what she wants to change for the following year.

“That’s the enjoyment of gardening simply because there is always surprises and you can see adjust every one day,” she extra.

Lilies bloom at Mari and Kirk VanGundy's garden. Their gardens will be one of five featured during the Adel Home Garden Tour on Sunday, June 26.

Her tomato vegetation not too long ago shot up mainly because of the warm climate. These tomatoes are interspersed with bouquets and other vegetables.

“I’m not real classic, I like a wild look and I like to see the unique textures combined in with the crops, like the cabbage mixed in with (flowers),” Mari reported.

Other spots feature delphiniums around some climbing roses and a woods backyard with hostas and other shade plants.