Weeds, Invasives and Books Part 1


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A design is put to paper, plants are installed, and the compost and mulch have been spread, the site cleaned up and the photos taken for the portfolio, and even as you walk away; a new design is coming into play. In that walk, one can look around at the surrounding area of your project and begin to see the future and it might even be from the pieces of root, rhizomes and seeds that are in the soil of your finished landscape. For as much as we might consider the project as neat, orderly and creative, it is also a matter of disturbance and a void from it previous state; when that space was filled and covered by the trees, shrubs, herbaceous plants that had found their niche over an extended period, but now it is an area of opportunities to be filled with new plants and usually they…

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3 thoughts on “Weeds, Invasives and Books Part 1

  1. Would you believe that I have purposefully planted Oxalis in my garden? I love the clover leaves and the little flowers. I also have an Oxalis that has purple clover leaves with white flowers. It’s my favorite.

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