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We bought a new house last August, which has nothing in the yard except for two apple trees and three maples. So after a very cold Spring, I finally am able to get going and I am thrilled so far!

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This encourages me. I have to do raised bed cultivation because of clay soil. Presume you are in Canada. Strange to us how they call a garden 'the yard.'
Over here in the UK a yard is a paved area beside a warehouse or shop. What is this called in Canada ?

31 May, 2013


Coming along nicely Sun !

31 May, 2013


nice start.

31 May, 2013


Diane, I have a paved yard ajoining the house as well as a garden which is separate, so the use of the word yard doesn't sound strange to me. My yard is full of acers at the moment, and my mini-greenhouse:)

Sunflower, I love your maples:)

31 May, 2013


It's very nice. I hope you'll be able to do what you want to it this summer :o)

31 May, 2013


Thank you! I am in New York but originally from Paisley, Scotland, so am used to both terms.

3 Jun, 2013


You are right to be thrilled Sunflower, your beds look good.

13 Jun, 2013


Thank you so much!

15 Jun, 2013

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