By: Kim Charles

Biyuan Yang from New Jersey has filled her property with flower beds vs. lawn with beautiful results.

"I've have been receiving inspiring garden photos from you for a long time, and I finally decided to send a few pictures of my garden in Livingston, NJ. I moved to my current home in the fall of 2009, and over the years I dug up more and more lawn until my beds surrounded the front yard and reached the sidewalk this spring. I love all flowers, so I fill my garden with colors from spring until fall. I am a long time subscriber of your magazine, and I want to take this opportunity to say that I have thoroughly enjoyed every one of the issues!"

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