I'm back to my first love these days - gardening! I love being in the garden, digging, planting, sowing and enjoying. This house will be the 6th that I've landscaped and because I always
on May 26, 2013
great post---this is the approach I use at my 15 south fl rentals----bromeliads red and yellow
take the no irrigation environment and the bright hot sun and they propagate themselves --I've been able to landscape all 15 homes with babies from about 6 plants that someone threw to the curb---also craigslist free has been a source for rocks and lawn chairs and yard sales for bird houses-for 50 cents each---pressure treated boards from trash piles which my husband makes into garden benches and rocks from the beach for edging---it makes my tenants feel more at home and good for them to see me working on their yards they stay for a long time which is good for me but more than anything it is rewarding and property I am proud to own
Every chance I get I go and work on my backyard. Just enjoy being outdoors,especially with my plants.
on May 12, 2013
you are so right--I recently sold my house and garden so that I could use my 61 year old
energy only for the gardens at my rental apts---I have a sunporch in this condo and delight in the plants I grow there--including my coconut palm grown from a coconut (don't ask what I'm going to do with it when it grows to the ceiling) haha