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Deronda's front yard before and after.

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We put a roof on the porch, removed the old Iron railing and outdoor carpet then tiled the floor. Removed the old sidwalk and created a path walkway. Dug out 12'x 60' feet of the front lawn and made a front parking area. Created a front yard cottage garden and a side yard memory garden. From fall 2004 to summer 2008.

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On December 14,2008 Karen W said:

"Thank you for visiting my site and also for the good ideas. We do love living on the lake and it is so pretty and peaceful.We have a very small yard, but the view is wonderful. I like your idea of having a hodge podge area to temporarily put put plants that you're not sure of. I think your right about getting plants and shrubs at the end of the season. When I did the flower bed on the roadside I was able to get plants and shrubs at buy one get one free. I also have to budget to get things so I d"

On December 13,2008 Lark said:

"Hi Deronda Thank you for sharing the before and after pics. It is nice that you take the time to edit every picture. It makes it much more personable. What a difference a couple of years makes in a perennial garden. PERENNIALS: The first year they SLEEP. The second year they CREEP. The third year they LEAP!!!! And your gardens are leaping...I look forward to your Spring garden tours."

On December 13,2008 Karen W said:

"Thank you Deronda for sharing the before and after pictures. What a difference a few years makes. Your yard looks beautiful. I'm looking forward to spring so I can get mine going. I still have so much to do to my yard. The whole house remodel is just about done now, so I hope to get more done in the yard next year. Thanks again for sharing. You have some good ideas."

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