The Edmond Sun

July 5, 2013

Bargers in Rolling Creek win Yard of the Week


The Edmond Sun

EDMOND — Nick and Laurie Barger, 2004 Rolling Creek Road in the Rolling Creek Addition, are this week’s Yard of the Week winners.

This spectacular colorful yard is a must see yard for the avid gardners of Edmond with more than 400 varieties of day lilies and hundreds of perennials in full bloom. The Bargers welcome visitors to drop by and see their flowers. All of their day lilies and other flowers are marked with the proper name and variety indicated, which is a sign of a dedicated gardner.

This very large yard is set with several colorful large beds under native oaks, Forest Pansy red buds, crimson queen Japanese maples and double flowering weeping peach trees. Their colorful beds provide a summer show with all colors of 400 day lilies double, spider and rebloomers, pink and blue hydrangeas, variegated hydrangeas, black-eyed Susan and purple cone flowers. Their beds also contain cleomes, white and pink peony’s, pink shrubs roses, assorted hosta, Japanese feros, feuerfews, assorted coral belles, orange hibiscus, verbena bonarneisis, purple leatris, caladiums and assorted ferns of all types. These impressive beds also contain assorted columbines, purple hearts, yellow blackberry lilies, golden Japanese forest grass and assorted azaleas. It should be noted that Laurie is an approved exhibition flower judge.

Edmond Beautiful congratulates the Bargers for making their yard a standout and one of the most beautiful in Edmond, which brings happiness to their friends and neighbors. They receive a $50 store credit from The Home Depot on Broadway and a six-month subscription to The Edmond Sun.

The Edmond Beautiful Yard of the Week is co-sponsored by The Sun, The Home Depot and the Edmond Area Chamber of Commerce. To nominated a yard, call 341-2808.