This is My Garden

To help celebrate National Garden Month 2006, we've invited our visitors to share their garden tales with us. We hope you'll find inspiration in their stories and appreciate the pride of your fellow gardeners.

Future Masterpiece - Lija D.

With a new house comes a new garden. That is my case. Recently in August 2005 my husband and I purchased our first home and am enjoying it immensely. With the inside done it is now time to turn our attention to the outside backyard. I am so excited to be able to venture into gardening for the first time. It has been a dream to be able to grow vegetable and be able to eat them that nite for dinner. Since this will be my first attempt at gardening it will be very simple. A raised planting bed vegetable garden 12 ft long x 3 ft deep x 1 ft high. I would love to be able to container plant flowers of different varieties and make an attempt at planting and growing blueberries & strawberries as well. So as you can see this garden is a blank slate just waiting to be created into a masterpiece.

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