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Such dramatic skies you've been having. Your new garden looks like its coming along very well. At least you haven't had to water it this year.
WOW... I didn't realize just how big that back yard garden was. Amazing. And in a few years when things start to fill out... :)
Cats just seem to defy gravity. Everything looks so green. Is that thanks to all the rains? I remember things being much more brown and dusty around this time of year there. I also recall maps indicating NE experiencing extreme drought 2001-2004, especially in the western end of the state. Have things improved any? --Curmudgeon
MMD--Heaven's no, no more water please! I haven't even had to water the grass, but I'm always behind on mowing. Mowing is like what I imagine a colonoscopy to be.... The skies in the evens after storms have been gorgeous, and we've obviously had many.Kim--1500 square feet in the back and east side, another few hundred in the front. It looks pretty uneven now, doesn't? And I did all taht by my purdy self.Curmudgeon--I still think we're techincally in a drought, though we are 5" over average this year, which really isn't that much, but it comes in 2-3" deluges that never soak in. I figure, it being windswept NE, brown and dusty won't be hiding out too much longer--July and August are coming up fast.
It is filling in nicely and those skies...oh my! I think we could all dance nicely on that lawn, barefoot and everything and yes, I would! It might not be pretty but it would be fun!
OK I looked but didn't see you.But I did see some great photos. Don't get me wrong, I didn't say they were all great so don't let your head swell :)The yard looks bare but I know it's going to fill out nicely. You've got a great start with some great plants. It will only get better with time.
Layanee--no dancing unless people pull weeds a part of the joie de vivre....WA--Eh, they be ok photos. Yeas, it's amazing how when I came back after a two week trip how lush I thought the garden was. Now, I think it's just not growing in fast enough at all. I need the main area to fill in NOW so the side area will look more sparse and contemplative.
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