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Nov 12, 2012 12:27 PM CST
|Just completed foundation repair on south-facing front of house. The usual plants were removed: wax-leaf ligustrum, boxwood, Indian hawthorne, and pittosporum. They were the original plantings over 20 years old. They did leave a crape mrytle and another tree.
Front door is facing south so gets loads of sun. Here's some pictures.
Any suggestions would be great. thanks
God writes the gospel not in the Bible alone, but on trees and flowers and clouds and stars. ~Author unknown, commonly attributed to Martin Luther
Nov 14, 2012 6:55 PM CST
|Sometimes it's fun to start over...as long as it's not your whole yard! I don't know exactly where you live, but this link shows some shrubby plants...might give you ideas. Good idea to add some color! I have the Yellow Bells (or Esperanza) and the Orange Jubilee kind of Esperanza...love them! I've only bought the Orange Jubilee this year, but so far, it's great!
I would feel more optimistic about a bright future for man if he spent less time proving that he can outwit Nature and more time tasting her sweetness and respecting her seniority. E. B.White
Integrity can never be taken. It can only be given, and I wasn't going to give it up to these people. Gary Mowad
Nov 14, 2012 7:48 PM CST
|Rosemary would be something different. Miniature roses. Provence Lavender does really well here in the Dallas area.
You can tell a lot about a person by the way they handle these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights.
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