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After building a home at the coast a decade ago and learning to garden in sand my husband and I decided to move closer to our kids and grandkids. We purchased a home on 1 acre along the river a year ago and will start all over again from scratch! (We gardeners love a challenge!) We started in the backyard with a poorly managed lawn and nothing watch our progress! We have a 50' setback from the riverbank and have a view from our master balcony. We did hire a landscape designer to help us and had a contractor do the flagstone and the large trees. We plan to do the small plantings ourselves.

Comments / Q&A

On March 21,2012 Andrea Linder said:

"love this, so beautiful."

On August 19,2011 kemmy4 said:

"How did your garden fill out this season? It is really pretty and calming. "

On March 22,2011 Pocahontas said:

"thanks for the feedback--our place is on the Molalla River--we are having steps build down to the river this weekend so we can access it much easier--will post pics!"

On March 21,2011 Fastforward said:

"P.S. I forgot to ask what river your property fronts? Your river view is heavenly."

On March 21,2011 Fastforward said:

"Pocahontas, I gave you an Inspired Vote.... grandparents who is ambitious enough to start again from scratch are very inspirational in my book. I like the river rock border and the flagstone path/patio that are the new beginnings of a fun and woodsy yard for the little people in your life. I will check back often to enjoy your progress."

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