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Gardens in June-Restoration of The Lost Lake


This is a major project so we are having my grandson, Tom, help us a couple hours each week. He’s doing a lot and we are thrilled. We’ll redo some edges, finish the waterfall, and add the new pump this … Continue reading

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Gardens in May 2015-Photos


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The Garden, of Course!


What are we doing? In spring, we are always extremely busy but this year we are even more so. Emily was very ill last year and only minimal garden work was done. This year we are replacing, repairing, and moving … Continue reading

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Fall Colors in Our Gardens


We designed the gardens to have 4 season interest in plants viewed from the house. This is the English Landscaping Method. Different types of plants and views are done in this manner with very little seen from the roadway. Initially, … Continue reading

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Tropical Storm Andrea-In The Garden


[CLICK ON THE PICTURES TO ENLARGE] Tropical Storm Andrea arrived this afternoon here in South Jersey. It’s one of those heavy rains in the spring and no winds or lightning. If I was younger, I’d go outside and run in … Continue reading

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Lupine at the Lost Lake


[Click on the picture for enlargement] It was a cool and cloudy day yesterday and later some rain. ain again today and most all of this coming week. It’s been a wet and cool/cold Spring. Not good for tomatoes yet… … Continue reading

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Winter Plants and Color


Much is written about placement of plants and color for winter. Here is a great photo that Glenn took of the side windbreak! You can clearly see the windbreak and the height in this photo. THe standard formula is that the windbreak protects … Continue reading

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