It's been a while since I tuned into this newsgroup. I have different
web access now and it took a while to get the newsgroups thing set up.
I first started reading and posting here three years ago when we had
just moved into our new home and faced a "lawn" that was 99% crabgrass
and a "garden" that was almost entirely shaded rock.
Thanks to the wonderful advice I got here, I now have a beautiful lawn
and a perennial garden that is even nicer than what I was hoping for,
despite it being even shadier than before, and without any soil deeper
than 8 inches.
This spring I've put together a gallery that shows how my garden is
developing from week to week as the gardening year goes by. This is
strictly for fun and to get some use out of my new digital camera. It
has no ads and never will have.
Keeping visual records this way is really helping me see exactly how and
with what speed, the garden transforms as the season passes. I'm hoping
that keeping the whole year's worth of records will help me design the
plantings better, so that I don't bunch all the flowering in a narrow
You're all invited to see the garden pictures. They're at:
--Jenny (Zone 5a on the MA/VT/NH border)