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Laura Bruno – The Tipping Point Of Gardens – 17 june 2014

laura-of-the-rocksIn looking for David’s parents’ extra hoses, I stumbled upon a small cache of garden pots and bird houses, right after David’s sister and I took a serendipitous trip to Goodwill, where I also found some almost free pots and flower vases. Suddenly having extra pots after just seeing what my friend Leah had done with her front yard tree stump brought a splash of creativity to our yard. Until now, I’ve focused primarily on edible ornamentals and/or bee/butterfly habitats. I hadn’t deemed the shady, wild backyard worthy of too much concentration, because, frankly, it seemed overwhelming. I cannot believe what a difference a few pots, birdhouses, Tibetan flags and shade plants make! Continue reading