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« on: July 31, 2011 05:15:58 PM »

I love to garden, it makes me happy.  I live in Michigan which means I only get a limited time to garden outside.  I try to make the very most of it.  My husband would say I go overboard...but what does he know?!?   Wink
I was super excited to see this challenge.  I've never participated in a challenge and a garden one seems right up my alley. 
So sit back, relax, and watch my container garden magically transform!
May:

June:

July:

Here are some close ups of my veggies and some of the flowers:


My bead sun catcher was attacked by cucumber vines!

Creepy Crawlies!


And here is a view of the whole backyard :

And one more of the container garden:

And finally, here's some bounty from a day last week.  There's kale, cucumber, zuchinni, summer squash, eggplant, peppers, basil, chamomile, and lavender.  Can you spot them all?

Thanks for looking!

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« Reply #1 on: July 31, 2011 05:35:09 PM »

Great garden. I love that it looks like landscaping instead of a great big square in your yard! I never would have thought of that.
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« Reply #2 on: July 31, 2011 05:36:07 PM »

I love that you took photos over time to show the progress. 
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« Reply #3 on: July 31, 2011 08:09:09 PM »

The progression of time and growth of life is gorgeous! And I really love the addition of the table and rug.
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« Reply #4 on: August 01, 2011 04:39:06 AM »

Mmm kale... nom nom nom!  Great garden!
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« Reply #5 on: August 01, 2011 09:07:20 AM »

Looks great. You've made me feel jealous and a little lazy....
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« Reply #6 on: August 06, 2011 05:03:03 AM »

Your yard is lovely!  I'd love eating dinner out there each night!
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« Reply #7 on: August 06, 2011 05:42:31 AM »

This has inspired me to "upgrade" my container garden.  I currently only have hebs in mine.  I tried tomatoes 2 summers ago but they failed (container was either too small or my middle daughter killed them with love) LOL My middle daughter has moved out so my plants may have a better sucess rate next summer I live in Indiana so I have the same issue with short growing cycles.  Thanks for the inspiration!
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« Reply #8 on: August 06, 2011 06:21:31 AM »

You have a beautiful backyard! Great job!
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