Gryffyn's Garden

a blog about my gardening attempts

Archive for the 'before' Category


   Apr 15

Deadbud

Well, after last night’s storm and this morning’s winds, the score is… Wind 1 Dead Redbud Tree 0 Oh yay – a chore I had not scheduled 🙁 I was even out in the front yard when it went down – oh so silently to boot. I had fed the horses (the tree is just […]

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   Aug 09

In the Beginning – From the Front

Here is a show of the walkway to our front door. Scary, huh? We are on a corner lot – out of range of this photo to the right is the driveway, and we just enter from the garage (aka oversized closet). So we hardly ever see the tangled mess that the walkway can become. […]

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   Aug 09

The “Twins” – Two Crapes and a Grape

Here are the “twin” crape myrtles in the front yard. They are bordered by a series of large rocks (can’t see them for the overgrown weeds) that circle around them. Nested between them is my metal Borzoi weathervane. Somewhat visible draped from tree to tree is a grape vine of some variety which I need […]

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   Jul 26

May I Buy a Trowel?

Working from home and hanging around here more often has now resulted in me becoming irritated with how ratty it looks outside. Granted, we expect the back yard to be ratty thanks to the dogs…but the front yard is currently a dog-free zone. There is no excuse for it to look like a white trash jungle.

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