By Kim Charles

What happens with a little forthought and planning? One great garden makeover, thanks to the collaborative efforts of Cherry Ong and her friend Sylvia.

"I haven't submitted photos of my girlfriend Sylvia's garden in awhile so I thought I would send an update of the two previous garden beds that we had planted. The first five photos are of the first garden bed we madeover. This is her shady backyard and the photos were taken in June this year. The bed was madeover in June 2009 (7 years ago). Photos 6 to 13 are of her front island bed which is shared with her neighbor. It has a fire hydrant and 2 utility panels within the bed that we had to keep accessible. This bed was madeover. This island was madeover in August 2014.

Photos 14 and 15 are a couple of her containers and windowboxes that we planted this year."

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