Garden Photos forum: My small garden work

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Name: Keith
West Babylon, NY (Zone 7a)
Region: United States of America Winter Sowing Plays in the sandbox Birds Native Plants and Wildflowers Tomato Heads
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keithp2012
Feb 12, 2015 11:18 PM CST
When my Family moved into our house long ago our yard was nothing more than dirt and mud with a chain link fence. A pool and cement blocks were buried under the entire backyard and front and we had heavy clay. It was so bad our yards were completely dug up to put new soil down and grass.

All those years my parents tried gardening but most shrubs became overgrown and weeds were in every part of the front and back and the grass was brown and hardly grew.

I would say past 10 years I have been working hard to fix up the property and these are a few photos from Summer 2014 showing all the trees/shrubs/grass/ and flowers I had been planting or growing and making the place look alive. I'm the landscaper too. We had heavy rain before taking them so the grass is slightly taller than usual.

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Name: Susie
Leonard, Minnesota (Zone 3b)
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4susiesjoy
Feb 13, 2015 9:29 AM CST
Good job! I can see that you love landscaping and what an improvement you've made! Thumbs up I tip my hat to you.
Name: Patty W
La Salle Illinois (Zone 5a)
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Pattyw5
Feb 17, 2015 6:15 PM CST
Really like what you have. Like you I'm my own landscaper as well. Your hard work shows.
Name: Keith
West Babylon, NY (Zone 7a)
Region: United States of America Winter Sowing Plays in the sandbox Birds Native Plants and Wildflowers Tomato Heads
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keithp2012
Feb 17, 2015 6:17 PM CST
Thank you both!
Name: Veronica
zone 5b
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indygardengal
Mar 20, 2015 7:02 PM CST
lI will be watching your progress as you work on your yard-garden this year.. You have made wonderful strides so far. Congratulations!








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Name: Mike
Hazel Crest, IL (Zone 5b)
There's a place of quiet rest !
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Hazelcrestmikeb
Mar 23, 2015 9:51 PM CST
Keith, I tip my hat to you. to you on your labor of love in the garden. We will be eagerly looking forward to your updates as the season progress.
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Name: Jean
Hot Springs Vlg, AR, DeLand, F
Region: Florida Daylilies Garden Ideas: Master Level Celebrating Gardening: 2015
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rocklady
Mar 25, 2015 5:12 PM CST
I agree We will be looking forward to your progress.
Any day you wake up on the sunny side of the grass is a good day.

"The moving hand writes and having writ moves on. Neither all thy piety nor all thy wit can lure it back to cancel half a line nor all thy tears wash out a word of it." The Rubiyat by Omar Khayyam
Name: Keith
West Babylon, NY (Zone 7a)
Region: United States of America Winter Sowing Plays in the sandbox Birds Native Plants and Wildflowers Tomato Heads
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keithp2012
Aug 7, 2015 11:25 PM CST
Here's a few photos of this years garden. I got a very tall Sunflower out of a few, the front garden did great his year. The backyard is the same just better weeded and trimmed so didn't post any photos. Also photos of hybrid lily seedlings I bred, and a strange; but beautiful variegated tomato I got from seed from last years plants I grew.
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Name: Mike
Hazel Crest, IL (Zone 5b)
There's a place of quiet rest !
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Hazelcrestmikeb
Aug 15, 2015 8:53 AM CST
Keith that sunflower make a tall guy like you look like a dwarf. Rolling on the floor laughing Looking good.
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Name: Keith
West Babylon, NY (Zone 7a)
Region: United States of America Winter Sowing Plays in the sandbox Birds Native Plants and Wildflowers Tomato Heads
Vegetable Grower Garden Photography Hybridizer Spiders! Annuals Lover of wildlife (Black bear badge)
keithp2012
Aug 15, 2015 12:13 PM CST
Hazelcrestmikeb said:Keith that sunflower make a tall guy like you look like a dwarf. Rolling on the floor laughing Looking good.


Ha ha thanks nodding
Name: Nicole Martin
Shelton, CT
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nicole_martin
Apr 13, 2016 4:11 AM CST
Keith, I appreciate your efforts for the improvements of yard, you have done great job with good progress.
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Name: Jean
Hot Springs Vlg, AR, DeLand, F
Region: Florida Daylilies Garden Ideas: Master Level Celebrating Gardening: 2015
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rocklady
Apr 14, 2016 10:36 AM CST
Keith, any spring flowers in your garden yet? I know you are pretty far north so perhaps your spring is still a few weeks away.
Any day you wake up on the sunny side of the grass is a good day.

"The moving hand writes and having writ moves on. Neither all thy piety nor all thy wit can lure it back to cancel half a line nor all thy tears wash out a word of it." The Rubiyat by Omar Khayyam
Minnesota and Alaska (Zone 3a)
freezengirl
Apr 14, 2016 11:14 AM CST
Kudos to all of your hard work! It looks great. Hurray!
Name: Keith
West Babylon, NY (Zone 7a)
Region: United States of America Winter Sowing Plays in the sandbox Birds Native Plants and Wildflowers Tomato Heads
Vegetable Grower Garden Photography Hybridizer Spiders! Annuals Lover of wildlife (Black bear badge)
keithp2012
Apr 14, 2016 1:45 PM CST
rocklady said:Keith, any spring flowers in your garden yet? I know you are pretty far north so perhaps your spring is still a few weeks away.


Daffodils, tulips, crocus, grape hyacinth, hosta and Lilys are already popping up.

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