Monday, June 18, 2012

The garden, 1994-2012

My sibs came to LBB over Memorial Day weekend and we went through boxes and boxes of my mother's photos. To my surprise, we found some she had taken of our house back in 1994, just after Walu and I had bought it. Here is the front yard in 1994:

And here it is today:

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  1. wow, wow, wow. So very inspirational.

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    1. You've seen much of that transformation through the years, Sarai!

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  2. Boy, what a difference! Funny how all the houses had lawn and foundation shrubs...no matter what the climate. Really like the flagstone sitting area.

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    1. That's one of my favorite places to sit, Janet.

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  3. Much prefer the Here, After. I like your lightning bolt shutters.

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    1. Thanks, I like 'em too. Made them when I couldn't find any shutters I liked.

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  4. What an amazing transformation! From blah to beautiful and so much more suitable for your part of the world.

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    1. Thanks, Michelle. It took me a long time to realize that gardens come in many flavors, and this one just happens to be dry. ;-)

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    1. Thanks, Dee. The only things I miss are roses...

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  6. That is so beautiful! I can feel the dry air flowing through it. So very relaxing.

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