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RE: garden wall progress

The wall looks great lady!! Fantastic job! Hope my path project turns
out as well if we ever get enough rain to soften the yard up. Maybe next
Spring. Enjoy your trip to Texas!!

---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: "Donna " <justme@prairieinet.net>
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Sun, 30 Nov 2003 19:26:02 -0600

>You have done a great job there Theresa!.... that wall is turning out
>wonderful. I think those tree roots are going to be a problem, but I am
>sure one that you can live with....
>My weather is much different than yours, but we found putting
>landscaping fabric just between the inner wall and the soil helped a
>lot. Our dirt tend to leak out, although slowly and not much, even tho I
>have no clue how it did that with those blocks so close together:(
>Personally, I did not like the look of dirt sitting on the block below
>each seamed one above it.... you probably didn't have to dig down and
>put all that grating material in either due to our heaving in the
>Amazing how much difference a garden can make to a home. How long have
>you lived there?
>BTW, have a safe trip!
>And for folks that have problems with the long url's....
>> I've posted photos of the progress to date on the garden wall we're
>> building
>> around the front yard. I've also included a photo of the house when we
>> bought it, and one of the side yard when I pulled down with fence and
>> installed lattice panels.  Couldn't find a digital photo of the phase
>> a
>> raised bed just around the front tree though.  The wall isn't done
>> still have to cut the ones for corners, and get lots more dirt.  Then
>> finally I can plant everything waiting for a home on my back porch!
>> rd
>> r=
>> /Garden%2bpics%26.src=ph%26.view=t
>> I did manage to get more snow peas and spinach planted today too! Now
>> do
>> the laundry and pack for TX.
>> Theresa
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX/zone 8A


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