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Spring Landscaping

I know, with over a foot of snow I'm talking about landscaping. Well, one has to dream.

We decided when we bought the House that the landscaping was just atrocious. It's not only old-fashioned, as one of the landscape designers we talked to said, it just doesn't compliment the House. I mean, it's easy to maintain, to be sure, but definitely not what this House needs. So, we decided that this Spring we will demolish whatever is there, donate the removed trees and shrubs to the local parks, and start plating what we really think would compliment the House and the location.

Well, low and behold, the Mother Nature agrees with us. These are the juniper trees in the front yard that were the first things we wanted removed. Not only are they all scrawny since they are behind the weeping cherry tree, but their location makes absolutely no sense: they get no sun, there is no room to grow, no sense at all. I think someone just had 2 extra trees and decided to put them there. They would have been much better had they been planted as a fence, like the rest of the junipers. We'll try to move them. Hopefully, they'll take in the new location and thrive.

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