By Kim Charles

Carol and Paul have built one special property from the ground up in Pennsylvania.

"My husband and I purchased 15 acres in Northeast Pennsylvania in 2002.  The property was undeveloped and filled with brambles, weeds, and an acre pond.  We started from scratch, had a house built, and began adding our gardens: azaleas, vegetables, perennials, and annuals. It’s a slow and steady process with much gratification."

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