Garden thrives deer-free

By Sophie Wilkins • The Bulletin Published Jul 8, 2014 at 12:11AM
Joe Kline / The Bulletin Sue and Carl Ryan's garden in Bend features a wicker furniture set.
Joe Kline / The Bulletin A fawn wanders outside Sue and Carl Ryan's garden in Bend. The couple installed fencing to protect the garden from deer.
Joe Kline / The Bulletin A poppy blooms in Sue and Carl Ryan's garden in Bend.
Joe Kline / The Bulletin A rose in Sue and Carl Ryan's garden in Bend.
Joe Kline / The Bulletin The garden furniture features bright colors mixed with wicker backs. The couple installed the paver patio.
Joe Kline / The Bulletin A bee flies around a bleeding heart in Sue and Carl Ryan's garden in Bend.
Joe Kline / The Bulletin The Ryans' garden features stone paths and bursts of color amid tall ponderosa pines.
Joe Kline / The Bulletin The back deck looks out over the lush half-acre garden.
Joe Kline / The Bulletin A peony in Sue and Carl Ryan's garden in Bend.
Joe Kline / The Bulletin Delphiniums and double ruffle columbine grow around a bicycle sculpture in Sue and Carl Ryan's garden at their home in Bend.
Joe Kline / The Bulletin Furniture on the path and deck offers seating around the garden in the backyard of Sue and Carl Ryan.
Joe Kline / The Bulletin A stone path runs through the garden.
Joe Kline / The Bulletin Splashes of color and seating areas give the garden a warm and comfortable feel.
Joe Kline / The Bulletin Lamia.
Joe Kline / The Bulletin Sue and Carl Ryan wanted to create a natural looking water feature for their backyard.
Joe Kline / The Bulletin Ferns, flowers and trees surround a sculpture in Sue and Carl Ryan's garden.