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Friday, August 2, 2013

August Tour 2013

Front Garden

Forest

Back Garden




Side Garden

Vegetable Garden

Patio

Alley

11 comments:

  1. You have such a pretty home/yard. Are those succulents in the back?

    Hope you guys enjoy the weekend.

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    1. Hens and chicks are visible in the side garden.
      They have really filled in their space.

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  2. After reading the comment about the hen and chicks I had to go back and take a second look - they look kinda big! They are so fun to grow - close ups are so cool.

    The yard is looking green with the rain,wonderful to have rain.

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    1. The hens and chicks are getting big. Some are almost dinner plate sized.

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  3. I've always admired your collection of containers-I especially like that tall one next to the post. Things sure are looking much greener.
    We actually got a GOOD rain yesterday---almost an inch. The ground never absorbed a drop (too dry), but my rain tubs are FULL for the first time in ages. What a great feeling!
    Have a wonderful weekend!
    :)

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  4. It's always a treat to see what is going on there in your gardens. I'm really glad you've gotten some much needed rain lately.

    Have a great weekend ~ FlowerLady

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  5. You can sure tell that you love to garden. All your spaces are very nice and a have peaceful look and I suspect feel to them. I guess, being a guy, mine always have a more rugged look and feel. I really should incorporate more flowers to give a softer look. I'm intrigued by how you integrate the yard art among the flowers. Did you start with a plan for these garden areas or did they evolve over the years kind of like what mine are doing?

    Have a great day and if you have some extra rain can you send it my way?

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    1. Everything has evolved I guess. I did the beds around the edge of the garden first and then filled in the middle. Wanted shrubs and taller stuff on the outside and needed paths through the middle.

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  6. Certainly does look better than it does in winter.... ha ha.... AND--since you have had rain, I'm sure everything in your garden is doing better...

    Hugs,
    Betsy

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  7. I wish I could grow a vegi garden. I want to try it sometime. Have you ever considered hanging a wrought iron decorative piece or planting a tall conifer in that place in the middle of your house( in the front)? Maybe even a trellis would looks good there. take care! Gina

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  8. It is always fun to see how things change from month to month! Happy Aug :-)

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