Saturday, May 18, 2013

~~~Landscaping the New House....starting over~~~

You all know that we moved here in Oct. The builder puts in the basic builder package of landscaping and maintains that. However if you want more, YOU maintain anything else. Oh, and AFTER you get your plans approved:):0 We got ours approved last week so Joe started right away. here is what is DONE so far. He dug out and planted on the left side of the walkway and made a little curve at the end by the driveway. We got some new bushes and moved some others.
 Joe LOVED red flowers and these azaleas are a pretty red shade. One of my pagodas fits nicely here at the end.

 At the corner of the walkway I now have 3 pots of flowers. When we get our deck built I will be able to move the pots back there.
 While I was snapping these pictures, I noticed 3 gold finches on the feeder.

 The peach geranium was a gift from my daughter on Mother's day. I love the color!


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20 comments:

  1. You guys have really been busy! The landscaping is coming along beautifully.

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  2. YOur new home is so pretty and I love your landscaping. The new flower bed looks amazing. Great job. Hugs, Marty

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  3. It is looking so pretty Pinky! I love that color geranium. I enjoyed seeing the finches. We had them at the farm. I am thinking J needs to set up a feeder for them here.

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  4. It looks like you have settled in well & truly, after having lots of space in the country. Your garden will soon be established, & look like it's been there for a long time. Look forward to seeing it grow.

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  5. Hello!
    It is a wonderful garden.
    Do you like Japan.
    Garden lantern is present in the garden.
    Please see my blog. Big Garden lantern exists.
    From Japan.
    Ryoma Sakamoto.




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  6. Very pretty....love the landscaping...and I love that peach geranium!

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  7. Pinky,
    WoW!!!
    What an amazing transformation, dear friend!!!
    I can feel the enthusiasm in your voice as you and Joe begin to work your landscaping into a work of heART!!!
    Love all the vibrant hues and variation of shrubs!!!
    Thanks for sharing your lovely home and lawn, dear friend!!!
    Fondly,
    Pat

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  8. Your landscaping is beautiful!
    xo
    Sharon

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  9. It all looks beautiful. Lots of work, but it will be gorgeous this summer when in full bloom. Thanks for sharing. Karie

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  10. Love your peach geranium Pinky! Don't you just love the "approval" committee/process?! I always enjoy it when the gold finches arrive!

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  11. Love the way you are landscaping your new home! The flower bed looks so pretty! Just wonderful!

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  12. It's good to see you settling in and working on your landscaping. It takes awhile for plants to get established, however with your loving touches, they will bloom. xo Linda

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  13. Your new home is so pretty and the landscaping looks great!!!

    Have you sold your 'other' house yet..... If not, it's spring, and hopefully someone will love it and buy it.

    Meanwhile, it looks like your new home is perfect for y'all!
    Hugs,

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  14. Beautiful Pinky...I am sure you miss your former gardens but I am sure that you are really enjoying creating new ones!!!.

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  15. You're house is beautiful!! The landscaping adds a nice touch!!

    The flowers and birds adds such a homey feeling!!

    Have fun making a house a home!!!

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  16. Love your new home and your garden is coming along so nicely! Sweet finches!!
    Thanks so much for sharing at Amaze Me Monday!!!
    Blessings,
    Cindy

    http://www.dwellings-theheartofyourhome.com/2013/05/amaze-me-monday-7.html

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  17. What beautiful flowers and such vivid colors. Congratulations on your new home!

    So happy you saw me over at Liz's..she is awesome isn't she...

    Thanks for stopping by my Simple Pleasures! I look forward in your next post!

    Symanthia~ Simple Pleasures!

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Thanks you for leaving your lovely comments. xo, Pinky

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