Sue's garden in Arkansascomments (30) December 10th, 2013 in blogs
Today's photos are from Sue Strong. She says, "I moved to Bella Vista, Arkansas, from Florida 2½ years ago and couldn't wait to grow all the wonderful perennials that I was unable to grow in Florida. When I bought the property there was only one 'Emerald Green' arborvitae and approximately a dozen boxwoods, so I was working with a blank slate and have been very busy adding both hard- and softscape since my arrival. Ozark soil is extremely rocky so I had a wonderful local stonemason build raised beds, which has allowed me to amend my gardens with generous amounts of compost. I have now completed the majority of my hardscape and large planting projects. Moving forward I will focus on refining and maintaining my garden beds and watching my plants grow; although I'm sure there'll still be room for a few more "special" projects." Wow, Sue, you've done a LOT in 2½ years! It looks great, and I can't wait to see photos of it in the years to come! Thanks so much for sharing. **More info in the captions**
***Can you believe that we'd never had a post from Arkansas?! Cross that one off the list. Now we've posted gardens from a grand total of 45 U.S. states and 22 countries! Still out there is Hawaii (though I have one posting soon!), Alaska, South Dakota, Arizona, and Mississippi. I know you're out there......Wouldn't it be great if we could cover all 50 states by 2014?
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