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Twisted Youngii Birch

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Dogwood planting day

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Composting for my vegetable garden

I am working on having a organic vegetable garden this year.  I have been composting since last summer…. this yummy compost will be going to the garden patch very soon

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Hail storm

Oh my, I just had a truck load of hosta,  hydrangea  and dogwood delivered, and now we are having a hail storm…

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My garden will be filled with Hydrangea

I love Hydrangeas. My garden will be filled with them. The anomala is a mid-summer flowering and climbing hydrangea with aerial roots. This makes anomala a good choice if the goal is to have the hydrangea attach itself to a … Continue reading

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Only 58 days remain until the tour

early in the day on April 14th, that big pile of top soil still needs to be spread for planting. Only 58 days to have my garden ready for the Mo Botanical Garden’s home tour… when there will be 1500+ … Continue reading

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Rain rain go away….

63 days left until the Missouri Botanical Gardens home garden tour, but it has not stopped raining long enough for us to finish placing the last few boulders or to bring in the few loads of 50/50 top soil mix. … Continue reading

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the beginning stages of the project

  This photo was taken in 2004.  It is the south side of the house; before this photo was taken, there were over-grown scrubs and a very steep hill. I had the scrubs pulled out,  the hill removed.  This left … Continue reading

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My project

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My project has been slowly building for a few years… but now, it has a deadline,  June 12, 2011. I started with a house on one acre, most of the property was lawn (turf) the rest was mostly honey suckle. … Continue reading

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