Thursday, April 19, 2007

Why didn't somebody tell me???

These shrubs look terrible in front of my south bed...I mean, I looked at this
the other day and I wanted to throw a sheet over the whole thing, it looks so
bad to me...That glaring yellow color next to the putty colored house just clashes
in the worst way.

This is my pitiful perennial bed. Just pitiful. It, too, makes me want to vomit. I cannot take this!!

I moved those sorry glaring yellow globe shrubs to the corners of the perennial
bed. I really worked this bed over, adding lots of Cockadoodle Doo and beneficial
microbes. Pretty soon, it's gonna look like this:
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Do you think the tower is over the top???

I start my new job tomorrow!!
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  1. I don't think the shrubs looked bad up by the house. The perennial bed will look great once it fills in.

    The pond plan is lovely and the tower will fit right in, not over the top at all. :)

    Good luck on your 1st day. I'll be thinking about you as I finally get to do some garden clean-up!

  2. I love your post. You made me smile as a scrolled down and saw how your garden is going to look. Not quite what I expected. They say you need a focal point so maybe you sould go ahead with the tower. Let us know how your first day went.

  3. One day your dreams for your garden will become reality. Hope your first day in your new job went well :)

  4. Isn't it frustrating to wait for things to fill in? Don't give up. It will eventually look beautiful!

    Is that pond really the look you are after? It's gorgeous!

    Can't wait to hear about your first day of work.

  5. Hi...I'm visiting from Pea' are a funny gal, I hope you don't mind that I've bookmarked your blog??

  6. Hmmm... the tower seems nice but do you need the pond to be that big? Hope your new job went well today!

  7. Considering the winter you just experienced, Sissy, I'd test out the snow-load rating before installing the tower!


  8. Hi sissy -- don't get discouraged. Sometimes I walk around and think, "I'm too much of a perfectionist to be a gardener." It's still so brown in Chicago that I bet it'll look better in a month or so. What kind of shrubs were those anyhow?


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