Backyard Garden

I couldn’t hold off any longer, so I spent the past few days digging and planting with my dad.  What a huge help he was!  This is the finished product….

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The two cedars were complements of my dad :)

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The rock under this “weeping Cypress” is what my dad dug into a foot deep….what should have taken about 10 minutes to dig and plant, took about an hour.  We were finally able to pry the rock out with our neighbour’s crowbar!

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Annika helped dig with her new princess garden spade from our friend at the nursery

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James helped dig for the Magnolia tree

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These “Invincibelle Spirit Hydrangeas” were a perfect fit beside the magnolia tree – they bloom mid summer -which is when the last blooms appear on the Magnolia – so we will keep Nana Loaring’s spirit alive the whole summer with pretty pink flowers.  Ironically, part of the proceeds from these hydrangea’s go to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.  A perfect tribute to a special lady, right in our backyard :)

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