By Diana Duff Special to West Hawaii Today | Sunday, September 18, 2022, 12:05 a.m.
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The showy pagoda flower is somewhat diminished in size and color when grown in the shade.
An interesting spider lily variety graces Mike and Gary’s garden.
Mike’s construction work includes a supportive rock wall as well as an overhanging lanai. (
Flamingos are among the artifacts that grace this garden.
Gardeners Gary and Mike are dedicated to maintaining a lovely garden. (photos by Diana Duff/Special to West Hawaii Today)
When Mike Hobbs and Gary Pfahl purchased a house with an acre of land covered in cane grass in 2003, they knew they were taking on a big project. Twenty years and a lot of mulch later, they are growing a variety of edibles and ornamentals in their very diverse garden.