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As I promised Shawn yesterday, here are some pictures of our garden in its first and second years – 2006 & 2007.

 The catnip in its 1st year

The catnip in its 2nd spring, 2007.


 Corner shade garden 2nd yr.

 Corner shade garden in its second spring, 2007 – the Petunias are all volunteers from the previous year.


Blue mist bluebeard

Blue Mist Blue Beard in its first summer – 2007.



Squash bed summer 2008

Squash bed summer 2007.


Partial shade bed

Shade/sun bed last summer, 2007.


Okay, that’s all the pictures for this post. I have some great pictures that show larger parts of the back garden in its first summer but they’re on a disc and I have to locate the disc and load them from there. I’ll do that in a later post.

I will post pictures periodically as my garden grows throughout the summer and fall. We’ll also be landscaping the front of our house so I’ll have lots of posts and pictures as we go through that exciting process (it’s pretty much all just bare canvas at the moment).

Happy Gardening!




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To kick this blog off, I thought we should start with a few good gardening quotes (be sure to notice the quote in our header). Enjoy! 

An addiction to gardening is not all bad when you consider all the other choices in life.  – Cora Lea Bell

Confronted with the vision of a beautiful garden, we see something beautiful about ourselves.  – Jeff Cox

All gardeners live in beautiful places because they make them so.  –  Joseph Joubert

When the world wearies and society fails to satisfy, there is always the garden.  – Minnie Aumonier

The garden is a ground plot for the mind.  – Thomas Hill, 1577

Gardening is medicine that does not need a prescription … And with no limit on dosage.  – Author unknown

And, one of my personal favorites:

There are no gardening mistakes, only experiments.  – Janet Kilburn Phillips

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