What a lovely mother-daughter story about transitioning a cutting garden into a perennial garden. Thanks to Ann McCormick for sharing this story with us!
"On the shores of White Fish Lake in Pine River, Minnesota, Barbara Austin, 92 year old mother of 15, tends her summer garden with the help and collaboration of daughter Louise. The plan this summer has been to reorient the garden from a cutting garden to a more perennial one. This is to reduce maintenance. Herds of deer frequent the area but Barbara and Louise have been able to keep them at bay with liberal doses of milorganite and liquid fence- so far. The colorful and fragrant blooms with the lake in the background have made her property a 'feast for the eyes'."
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