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Friday, June 07, 2013

This is my garden at the front of my house. All weeded...new white stones added...and flowers are coming along a treat. This garden is ALL perennials but when one flowering is done on one another flowers etc...right through till the early Fall. See the yellow flowers out here already?( to the right ) Once they fall....another in the garden will flower and so on~~

This is one of my back gardens...Here I have a mixture of annuals and perennials. The annuals just perk it up till these late blooming perennials take over. Although I do have some flowers on my old fashioned Bleeding Heart and my Evening Primrose. My wee water girl we bought in Maine last year as well as the Canadian Flag wind director....could not resist buying that wind vane when I saw it in an American shop...lol

This wee rock garden is at the back fence that belongs to the Forestry Department yard...the fence is a mess and must have been there for near gone 50 years! Even some of the trees have grown through the fence! You cannot see them yet here but I planted *anything climbing* seeds right along the fence and I am hoping they will grow and cling to that darn old fence! LOL the are growing above ground so here's hoping eh?

Here are the 6 hanging baskets on our gazebo...starting with the 2 at the front opening...then the 2 at the side...then the 2 at the back~~

These are the 2 hanging baskets on our south fence~~

And these are the 2 on our north fence~

And last but NOT least! I got rhubarb this year! emoticon
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    so envious love living in a block of flats make me envious of those who have a garden.you have done a great job there and every right to be proud. emoticon
    1758 days ago
    I enjoyed your pictures and your words to go along, Heather.

    I am quite pleased with our work in front of our house. We have three very large trees in our front yard, so it is often in shade. The soil is very poor, so I opted for container plants, and have been very pleased with their performance. DH has joked that I must be a shade plant queen. The front does look better than the containers in the back yard, which is nearly always sunny, except under one tree, and again, the plants there look better! LOL!
    1782 days ago
    1783 days ago
    Love your yard and the way you have laid it out. Bet it is beautiful in "real" life. Would love to have those beautiful flowers here in Texas where there is no water. Do you have any bird feeders or birds? The gazebo - perfect place for a glass of iced tea and a good book.
    1783 days ago
    WooHoo, Lucky you having Rhubarb. Fred loves it but he cannot eat it because of his gout so I will not try again to grow it. We had a huge patch and moved it and it gave up growing. we did try several times but now it's ok.
    I love your garden it looks very formal, no dandelions either. I imagine the gazebo makes a nice place to sit in the evenings you can keep the bugs at bay.
    We both had eye appointments today, Fred needs new glasses and he had to see the low vision specialist. I have to go back in 3 weeks and now the Dr wants to do the other eye. I can see much better with no lens just clear glass but it is fuzzy. He says doing the other eye will be a big improvement. HUGS Just starting to Spark at 8-30 pm. I need a n ice long walk tomorrow. Thanks Pat in Maine. HUGS
    emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon THANKS!!!
    1783 days ago
  • 4CYNDI
    Lovely spots. You must be proud. Enjoy the fruits of your labors.
    1783 days ago
  • TEMPEST272002
    Your yard looks lovely! Such a nice place to relax and enjoy. Hubby and I did a DYI yard and garden this year: made an upright garden and 2 chairs out of wood pallets, a raised veggie garden with strawberries on the side from a scrap metal container & squashes planted in raised beds made of old tires. Not so elegant as your yard, to be sure! Still, we enjoy it and the pallet chairs are super comfy. I'll post pics when the plants start coming in.
    1783 days ago
    1783 days ago
    Your yard is beautiful! I can tell you enjoy the rewards from all your work.
    1783 days ago
    OUTSTANDING! WOW..you have the touch!
    1783 days ago
    What a great job and everything looks fantastic! Think I'll come sit in your yard for a while. lol
    1783 days ago
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