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Oh Congratulations...you have the greenest thumb of anyone I know...just amazingly beautiful. Kudos.

15 Mar, 2008

 

Truely Lovely Flcrazy :D

16 Mar, 2008

 

Thanks so much ! Truth is, you change stuff around enough, for long enough, eventually you just get lucky.

16 Mar, 2008

 

Gorgeous

26 Apr, 2008

 

On the average how much do you spend in your garden a day.........it is truly amazing.............smiles

8 May, 2008

 

Now I really would love to walk down your lovely path and admire the borders. Looks wonderful.

8 May, 2008

 

You should be so proud of your garden, it is superb. This looks so friendly and inviting, pitty I live so far away. So you live in the hills too? At least you have a sloping site. I see the datura, what is growing over the arch?

5 Jul, 2008

 

I'd love nothing better than to have your company ladies ! Marguerite, I live on a small lake, so all of my property, unfortunately slopes down toward the water.The left side of the arch has a moonvine growing on it , and here are two cultivars of clematis on the right side.

6 Jul, 2008

 

pretty as a picture!!

12 Sep, 2008

 

Been looking at some of the older pictures...I love the overall effect...looks fantastic...

3 Oct, 2008

 

Thanks Sandra and Skippy. Thank goodness for cameras and pictures, this way, when I 'm too old to garden anymore and the yard has turned back to dirt, I can look at my pictures and remember it wasn't always that way.! That's assuming I'm lucky enough to get old...lol.

4 Oct, 2008

 

this is a phenomenal path. I so need someone like you around to help me with my gardens at the house I just bought. We bought from an older couple that just could not keep up with it all anymore.

25 Oct, 2008

 

this looks amazing...

26 Oct, 2008

 

Thanks Shoobyshar and Eckie !
Shoobyshar, just take your time, work on small sections at a time . Dive in when you feel like it, instead of when you feel you need to, and hopefully you'll enjoy every minute of your time in the garden. If you love what you are doing, then you'll will love the end result. Hope you have a blast... can't wait to see your progress next spring. I'll have to go a check out your posts.

26 Oct, 2008

 

this is gorgeous :0)

18 Apr, 2009

 

Thanks Helen ! These beds change every year,depending on what flowers catch my fancy each year. It was really full and color that year.

18 Apr, 2009

 

Thanks a million Avis. Still haven't decided what to do with this bed yet this year....lol. I'd better get started figuring it out !

29 Apr, 2009

 

Love your path!

15 Jun, 2009

 

Thanks Jan, it's hard to believe I laid this stone path 5 years ago ! Time sure is flying by !

15 Jun, 2009

 

This is lovely.

26 Jul, 2009

 

Thanks Keithsmum. This bed isn't as full this year due to the poor economy. I had to cut back a little this year. Luckily the shrubs on the left side have grown considerablly this year and help may it look full. Guess I should post a pic of this side of the garden sometime to show how the shrubs have grown.

27 Jul, 2009

 

That would be great, I'd love to see it.

27 Jul, 2009

 

WOW! .... THAT is what I want some day.. Absolutely STUNNING area!
My compliments to the "chef"!
Where is all of this growing? (country or growing zone?)
What an absolute knock-out, drop-dead gorgeous area!
{Nice} ;-)

6 Aug, 2009

 

You're too sweet N2....thanks, so glad you like it ! I live in the foothills of North Carolina. We live in Zone 7a with a aavg low temp. of 10 degrees F. What zone do you live in, down there in Texas ?

7 Aug, 2009

 

I'm in zone 8a which is rather interesting to play with.. A lot of the 7a anuals
are perennials down here and often bounce back the next growing season.
Morning Glories are probably the best example. I'm still picking Morning glories out of my Rose garden from last year! {chuckle}

8 Aug, 2009

 

I don't doubt that....lol !

8 Aug, 2009

 

I still cannot get over the beauty of that area... What an absolute masterpiece of gardening design! So many textures, colors, and variety!
Fabulous! Absolutely Fabulous!

12 Aug, 2009

 

So glad you like it N2. This part of the garden changes every year. I mostly plant annuals in this area. You mess and play around long enough, eventually you get lucky !...lol. Maybe I should try and dupliate this one again next year. It would save me from trying to come up with something new ....;-)

12 Aug, 2009

 

That's what I'm hoping for next year.. The organic program in the back yard this year has had only a 2% failure rate in the plants that I have put in the ground and I suspect that the best "plan of attack" for any garden area is to select native plants and others that are better suited to the local soil conditions. I have noticed that once the local soil has been amended with with the proper "rock powders", I.E., Green Sand, Lava Sand, Expanded Shale, and then treated with "Dry Molasses" and "corn gluten-meal" for a "pre emergent" early in the growing season beginning, those do much better.

Plants are SO fun to experiment with.. {chuckle}

14 Aug, 2009

 

Can't wait to see what you come up with next year N2. You certainly have the most important secret to gardening down pat already and that's, great gardening begins with the soil. The rest should be a breeze.

14 Aug, 2009

 

Yes, the soil is the key. Be it container plants or whatever anyone wants to grow. The basic soil is the key to growing successful plants!
If your garden area lacks that magic "biological balance" in the soil that Mother Nature needs, plants will fail. It's a fact of life..
The same technique works for potted plants but is much harder to maintain. Potted plants need to be watched FAR more closely than "plants in the ground". Water control is the key to keeping those little guys alive!
The best start for any pot or garden area is a through organic preparation!
Great plants will follow! {chuckle}

19 Aug, 2009

 

Great garden! Beautiful path. Did you make it yourself?

30 Jun, 2010

 

Thanks Rose Lady !
Yes, I watch a lot of DIY on TV and thought to myself, " that doesn't look hard ", three weeks and a bad back later, I completed the job..lol I'm glad I did it, but wouldn't be that thrilled to do it again...:-)

30 Jun, 2010

 

Your Flagstone path is now a page on my web site, so others can benefit from your expertise should they decide to make their own! Thanks so much for sharing it with us!
See the instructions here: http://www.allaboutrosegardening.com/Flagstone-Walk.html

28 Jul, 2010

 

Thanks the rose lady, can't wait to check it out....:-)

29 Jul, 2010

 

Oh Wow the path is amazing - the rest is too very pretty .

5 Nov, 2010

 

Thanks a million Paulsgarden, glad you liked it. Now that my plants have matured over the years, the path is about half this wide. I had to decide which was more important the path or the plants. I'm afraid the plants won out.....lol

13 Nov, 2010

 

it will still look great as it will blend in and look natural

14 Nov, 2010

 

Just sublime... xD

20 Dec, 2010

taz
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what can I say, its just beautiful, I would love a larger garden,It must take quite a lot of your time to keep it looking as good as this,

23 May, 2011

 

Thanks Taz, glad you liked it. The path has narrowed quite a bit since this picture was taken... The plants have matured and I can hardy squeeze through the path in front of the juniper close to the white arbor...lol
I need to download a photo of what it looks like now.

27 May, 2011

 

I love what you've done! Just gourgeous

13 Mar, 2012

 

Beautiful little path looks like it leads to quite the floral adventure.

25 Apr, 2012



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