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Wednesday, August 8, 2012

August Tour 2012

Front Garden

Forest

Back Garden




Side Garden

Vegetable Garden

Patio

Alley

11 comments:

  1. It's all nice and neat. About all we can do this year. Looks like you lost a conifer in the alley. I lost several this year along with a bunch of perennials. This just has not been a fun year to garden.
    Cher Sunray Gardens

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    1. Yes, I've lost at least 5. Sigh. I'm hoping this will be the "worst" gardening year and can look back and see how we survived.

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  2. I enjoyed the tour this morning. How neat and tidy and dry :)

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  3. you are brave...I hesitate to show my august garden...so wild and out of control....so many weeds have taken over in this heat and drought
    But maybe I will follow your lead....love your forest

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  4. I always enjoy your garden tours. About five minutes from home yesterday, we got caught in a heavy rain downpour. Got home, and we had nothing!

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  5. Oh wow, you are dry. Wish I could send some of this rain your way.

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  6. Oh, the alley is looking PARCHED. I sure hope you get relief from this. Yikes!

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    1. The alley has not had one drop of extra water from me. The shrubs on the left have had extra water. Some just couldn't take the extreme heat.

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  7. I especially love it when bloggers show where their gardens are in relation to their houses. Anyone can take a picture of a single flower and show it's beauty, but the whole yard may be a different story. This has been the worst year I have experienced in my 70 plus years. Our lawn is brown and crispy and the flowers and shrubs are suffering. Next year has to be better.After winter we'll all take a walk around our yards and see what can be done with what has survived. We gardeners are always looking ahead...that's the optimistic nature of us.
    Balisha

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  8. It is neat to take a tour of your property. Thanks for all the work you put into it.

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  9. I like the tours. Your forest is hardy and lush....it doesn't seem too affected. But the backyard is a shockeroo! I love how you have everything placed together. Looks great.

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