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Coastal Gardener
Location: Plymouth,MAMA
About Me:

I've been gardening for over fifty years, but I still love learning new things from fellow gardeners. I hope you enjoy looking at my latest gardens!

April/May Garden 2012

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Owner: Coastal
Gardener
Location: Plymouth
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The garden is just starting to come to life . . . and although it doesn't wear its finest garb until late June and early July, it's just enough though to get me excited about the gardening season.

Celebrating Hydrangeas

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Owner: Coastal
Gardener
Location: Plymouth,
MA
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One of my favorite shrubs is the hydrangea. It doesn\'t matter what kind -- lacecap, mophead, miniature -- I love them all. And this has been a particularly good year for hydrangeas, so I thought I\'d

Summer's End in New England

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Owner: Coastal
Gardener
Location: Plymouth,
MA
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The garden may be winding down, but there's still lots of color to be seen before the first frost . . .

The Challenge of a Hill . . .

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Owner: Coastal
Gardener
Location: Plymouth,
MA
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The hill behind our house is quite steep and is basically made up of sand. When I started landscaping it, I had to give each bush and plant its own enormous planting hole amended with lots of compost.

Gardening on the Coast

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Owner: Coastal
Gardener
Location: Plymouth,
MA
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Gardening on the coast brings its own set of challenges -- it's windy, the soil is very sandy, and temperatures can fluctuate greatly within a single day. I planned and planted all of these gardens m