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Why Perennials

By eclayne
June 21, 2013

How have your views of gardening changed over the years? I had always had an appreciation for gardens and gardening, but my interest was in trees and shrubs, evergreens in particular because of our long drab winters.

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Name: Sandi
Austin, Tx (Zone 8b)
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Jun 20, 2013 10:11 PM CST
I'll have to keep going back to the photos in case I missed something! You have a gorgeous garden. I didn't realize Hostas would get so large and lush. Just beautiful!
Name: Debra
Garland, TX (NE Dallas suburb) (Zone 8a)
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Jun 21, 2013 7:47 AM CST
I agree Hurray! I tip my hat to you.

Love the tree in the bottom row of photos, too. Lots of character, there.
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Name: Lin
Florida (Zone 9b)

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Jun 21, 2013 12:49 PM CST
Evan: Love, Love, Love those Hosta! I rarely see Hosta growing down this far south. There is a variety called Sun Hosta growing at our little Botanical Gardens but even though it has "Sun" in it's name, it still wouldn't survive in full sun down here. I wish I had some shade to be able to grow them, they are such beautiful plants and I never knew they grew so big and lush! Your garden is really pretty ... great growing! Thumbs up
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