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My April Garden

Sedum Hey! It's April garden share time! Right now I am in the thick of getting the flower beds ready for the summer. The spring always seems like a mad dash to edit and rearrange flower beds, divide a few perennials and mulch before the heart (and the heat) of the summer really begin. The front yard and foundation gardens are basically mud since getting our new stoop, and I have been focusing most a lot of my time on getting grass growing and the flower beds whipped READ MORE
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Perennials : Bleeding Heart

Remember how I was doing that indoor plant feature-thing throughout the last few months? I decided to extend it into the summer, sharing my favorite perennial plants, and then getting back to featuring indoor plants again in the fall. The idea is that I'd talk about perennials from my garden as they are blooming, that way you guys can get a feel for how I choose plants and edit my flower beds - and maybe even apply it to your own. I'll be including all important info like the size of the plant, READ MORE
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Soaker Hose Irrigation System

Guys! Sorry for the lack of posts lately, but it just turned spring here, like yesterday, and I haven't been able to do anything except stare at small green things that are growing in my yard. It makes for very boring blog talk. However, I have been up to a few little projects that you guys might be interested in, like creating a new irrigation system for ma raised bed gardens, installing landscape lighting in my backyard, and watching some very hard working dudes build me new front steps. READ MORE
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My March Garden

Sedum I'm getting so excited that it's almost garden time. Spring is my favorite time of year, and I am dying to get my hands dirty. I especially love that gardening is one of those things where there is always room for improvement. I couldn't be happy if it was just done and there was nothing to do or improve upon. I've just ordered some soaker hose for irrigation in my raised beds. It's not a super pro set-up but it will be more sophisticated then what I have going READ MORE
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Flowers from Seed

Friends! Holy cow, this winter has flown by and it seems like spring might actually be right around the corner (and by saying that, I hope to god I didn't just jinx it). For the first time in history I am actually behind the ball when it comes to getting seeds sown for spring. At this point I'm usually weeks into the process. I just (like today) put in an order for a few of my favorite varieties of seeds over at my go-to spot, Park Seed, and I'm so excited for them to get here. I've been starting READ MORE
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