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Putting Down Roots

Posted 03-22-2008 at 01:33 PM by honeybees
The spring weather in Northern Florida is beautiful. Being a native of Ohio and having lived in Delaware for the past 8 years, March feels more like June, compared to my internal barometer/thermometer. We bought a house 6 months ago and it's a cute cottage style (circa 1985) in a lovely & freindly neighborhood of many different styles from ranches to mansions on the Pensacola Bay. So, I've decided to "play up" the cottage style in my yard.

I began last week. There were several overgrown bushes and sagos directly in front of the white porch railing, which runs the entire length of the front. It was very crowded, unsightly and blocked the best feature of the house. I trimmed the huge sagos and a palm tree located in the front corner of the house between the porch and garage. I made perennial flower gardens on both sides. The house is brick with pale yellow siding in the front porch area. In the fall, I sanded and painted the shutters and front door...
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Putting Down Roots

Posted 03-22-2008 at 01:31 PM by honeybees
The spring weather in Northern Florida is beautiful. Being a native of Ohio and having lived in Delaware for the past 8 years, March feels more like June, compared to my internal barometer/thermometer. We bought a house 6 months ago and it's a cute cottage style (circa 1985) in a lovely & freindly neighborhood of many different styles from ranches to mansions on the Pensacola Bay. So, I've decided to "play up" the cottage style in my yard.

I began last week. There were several overgrown bushes and sagos directly in front of the white porch railing, which runs the entire length of the front. It was very crowded, unsightly and blocked the best feature of the house. I trimmed the huge sagos and a palm tree located in the front corner of the house between the porch and garage. I made perennial flower gardens on both sides. The house is brick with pale yellow siding in the front porch area. In the fall, I sanded and painted the shutters and front door...
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