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Front garden cleanup

It has been an eventful week in my garden – with my first Louisiana Iris bloom and with the warm sunny days we have had all week, the energy is there to get the garden looking spiffy! Out came the lawnmower and the big job to cut the knee-high grass! Oh boy! What a job.

[one_half]This took ages to cut! Whew![/one_half]

[one_half_last]But it was worth it-looks great[/one_half_last]

[one_half]Rose bushes with their new leaves[/one_half]

[one_half_last]Healthy growth[/one_half_last]




As the sun sets on a productive day, I look out over my front garden and am happy! I will be able to see the new expanding plants, grasses, trees, flowers and veggies.

Now I need to plant all my seeds … my job is far from over, but I am smiling!

Happy Gardening xxx

By Barbara

Country living is the best! Being a true spirit of the earth, my garden is all about vegetables and fruit trees and herbs and chickens roaming free. I was keen to really start gardening when we moved to Philadelphia in 2005, but not your typical suburban-type garden – sterile and bug-free! I wanted an edible garden.

16 replies on “Front garden cleanup”

I know how you feel when the chores are finished. This whole year, I only cut the grass three times. It did not grow much at all but I suspect it will now that the weather has cooled.

Before, the garden looked tired and you had energy. Now the garden looks refreshed and you are probably tired. Funny how that works!

You did a great job. It’s beautiful.

Barbie it is looking so wonderful…you have so much more growth on your plants but with our recent rain, I expect to see more grass growing and maybe some new blooms as we enter fall. love the grasses as they are starting to sport lots of foliage in your garden

Your garden looks fabulous! Amazing how much a difference just cutting the grass makes, doesn’t it? But, besides the grass, all your plants are looking so healthy – and so lush already! That new growth on the roses looks fabulous, too. And I love all your container plants. So much to see there – you’ve done a great job!

Thanks Holly! You are right – when the lawn was cut, all looked clean. I have been very diligent and feeding my plants well. I am using organic fertilizers and Epsom Salts. I hope that my roses will be splendid this year!

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