My living laboratory

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At the beginning, they always advise.  No story should start otherwise. You can see there wasn’t much of a garden.  There’s the one strip of white flowers from the corner of the house to that telephone pole and some wisps of foliage against the house. We bought our home, a typical 1952 ranch home, about […]

My Front Garden is Boring

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… and Flat. I promised you some hall-of-shame photos and it seems only fair that I share my own garden first.  It’s a howler, with typically brown summer grass (the green spots are the weeds), and the overgrown foundation plants of rhododendrons. But, let’s start at the beginning, in approximately 1953.  Note the only flowers […]