Riverwest Secret Garden Tour has sculptures outside old Schlitz bar

Marina Lee’s philosophy about the crops in her Riverwest back garden is uncomplicated.

“I’m not a real gardener. If they grow and they’re joyful, I’m joyful.  I do not require to know considerably else,” she claimed.

In spite of her peaceful angle towards gardening, her compact yard is striking as it’s loaded with perennials, trees, shrubs and some of her bright and whimsical sculptures. 

It’s an artist’s backyard, and it is possible to be a single of the highlights on this year’s Riverwest Key Back garden tour on July 10.

Lee, who is the proprietor of Starting Desires Permanently, an art business she runs out of her residence, explained she commenced operating on her gardens when she acquired her property about 25 several years ago.