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To Lawn or Not to Lawn?

THAT IS THE QUESTION uppermost in my landscaping mind right now. Last year my thinking was anti-lawn, pro-groundcover and other plantings. I’ve tried to minimize turfgrass up to now (I don’t own a mower, or want to), but found that, … Continue reading

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Sculpting the Earth

THAT’S A POETIC way of saying “moving dirt around,” which is what my daughter ZoĆ« and I have been doing these past two mild afternoons. This property came with a compost heap, misguidedly located smack in the middle of the … Continue reading

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