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Beginnings of the flower border...


Beginnings of the flower border...



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Love the rocks and the forest backdrop.

30 Aug, 2011

 

Good start there Lori...The stream and bridge, close by..and the rest of the view across to the Woods...nice..

31 Aug, 2011

 

I just didn't have the strength or stamina to keep that area closest to the woods cut down... in the early spring I took out as many of the dandelions as I could with the weed whipper...then kept the patches of asters uncut so they could live to bloom in the autumn...then I just let it go to see what would develop. The prettiest surprise was the tall frothy grass...it was purplish red and matured to a beige haze..I like it, don't think I'm going to cut it until late fall. Then I'll take all of it down...cut it back for next spring so I don't have a lot of raking like I had this spring.Will keep the same areas cut and start making more flower areas and plant some more shrubs and maybe a cherry tree. Cut back a lot of ash seedlings this spring and they've rebounded so it looks like I'll be doing that again!

1 Sep, 2011

 

This looks great. Really great size to the bed, I love that. You can have big drifts! I do like what you've chosen to do, letting things flower out, even the grass. You've got such a huge space... :-)

1 Sep, 2011

 

It really does sound good Lori...Lot of work for you, but you've made such a great start...and the fact that you're pleased with all that's going on is a bonus...well done...

1 Sep, 2011

 

Hi Gt...glad you found my page. The whole lot is about 8 acres...and most of it is bush...but there is more grass (lawn) than I can cut...but hopefully I can get it all planted and all I'll have to cut will be the paths!...I'm having mucho fun!
Crissue: Thanks for the positive reinforcement! I don't think I'll live to finish it...there is enough work for 30 years here! Going to poke along at my usual pace and hope for miracles.

1 Sep, 2011

 

:)))))

2 Sep, 2011



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