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A Walk thru My Gardens


Saturday, May 11, 2013


Entry angel

Center entry island with birdhouses and butterfly trees

Closeup of the butterfly tree

Entry signs with the new yard art-apple birdhouse on top-blocks will be new
edging and more is planned for this are-a condo birdhouse is coming!


This is the new bed being made-stay tuned for the finished version

Birdhouse added to the bicycle circle

One of our recent birdhouse finds-repainted it, added a butterfly and front flowers

Double shepards hook with recent birdhouse finds and below is a new
yard art we made with a birdhouse on top

Ceramic birdhouse addition

Crepe myrtle tree with birdhouses

Laundry room area - the boots used to be up front by white entry sign

Other side of entry to laundry room-this long room area is where I store
all the park decorations (Christmas, Easter, fall)

Red, white & blue teapot yard art we put in the flower bed by manager's house

Flowers in front of the office

Welcome gator by the office

Rose arbor in center circle in front of the clubhouse

The concrete edging on the inside by the sidewalk is part of my spring
project-replaced the black plastic edging

This is the glazing ball yard art we made for the area where we have the
memorial for residents who has passed away

Noah's ark birdhouse down by lake/pool area

Pool area flowers-butterfly tree-pool area is by the lake

Little fishing boy flower bed (Dad's name is on the little boy in his memory)

One of the little bugs that the wings wave on that we have placed in different
areas of the gardens

Hope you have enjoyed your walk thru my park gardens-this is where I spend a lot of
time working-when I tell you I am out weeding or planting, this is where I am spending
time.
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Member Comments About This Blog Post:
KARABEANLVRLNDA 5/30/2013 10:40PM

    emoticon walk through to see where you hang out.
What a labor of love and friendship!
Made me feel like I was on vacation to a Florida resort!
Very very nice.

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LINOVER 5/15/2013 4:02PM

    Pat -
Your gardens definitely show your creativity! They're beautiful! Thanks for sharing with us!

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DIBANANA 5/15/2013 10:29AM

  Pat what a great job you have done. Love the yard art and the memorials. You have done a wonderful thing for your community! Want to come to mine?

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2BEHEALTHY2014 5/13/2013 2:34PM

    Thanks for sharing. This is beautiful!

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2WHEELEDSHARON 5/13/2013 2:29PM

    Pat, everything is absolutely beautiful! No wonder you spend so much time there:)

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MT-MOONCHASER 5/12/2013 6:24PM

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DOODIE59 5/12/2013 6:23PM

    Who wouldn't want to live in your community, Pat? All your effort says the people who live there care about where they live and who their friends are. And we know that to be true:)
Hope you had a great weekend!
Deirdre

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KINEPS 5/12/2013 4:29PM

  Just gorgeous .... thanks for sharing your pictures with us!!

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CONTENTCHRIS 5/12/2013 12:09PM

    I like the lil fisher the best.

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CONTENTCHRIS 5/12/2013 12:07PM

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OURELEE1 5/12/2013 8:01AM

  Very nice love the birdhouses

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FANGFACEKITTY 5/12/2013 3:43AM

    Beautiful!

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WINDSONG~ 5/12/2013 3:22AM

    You do beautiful work and butterflies represent those that are no longer with us but come by to say HI.

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MSLZZY 5/11/2013 11:11PM

    And all of it created with love! What a beautiful stroll it was! Happy Mother's Day!

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GRAYGRANNY 5/11/2013 9:52PM

    I so very much enjoyed the walk thru your flower haven. You surely have had and will have your hands full taking care of this. You have done a terrific job!!! The gazing ball that I had pictured and you asked what grout was used by my cousin.............she said it was grouting like you use putting on tiles in bathrooms and such. I just now had my memory jogged on my walk thru.the potted plants that show here on your back ground page............how are they attached??

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IAMWINNING 5/11/2013 9:25PM

    Pat, THANK YOU for sharing these pictures with us. I keep reading how you're out weeding and/or planting, and have tried to imagine how things look, but my vivid imagination didn't even come close! You are so talented, and have done a lot of work (I figured out the lot of work part from your discussion thread postings). You've made what could be mundane shine with beauty. How clever you are in creating the glazing ball and teapot yard art items, especially. Thank you, again for sharing pictures of your hard work.

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HARPLUTE 5/11/2013 9:00PM

  Pat: You do beautiful work and have such good taste. Thank you so much for sharing your photos. You must be very proud of all your landscapes.

Gail

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CKSCARBERRY1 5/11/2013 8:48PM

  Pretty

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