Carla Swanson
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"nice! this kind of stuff warms my heart, good job;-)"
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OH NO! HE'S BACK!!!!

"An old farmer trick that we use for our rodent problem is to fill their holes with 'used' kitty litter, 'chunks' and all!   Sounds gross - but it works!  Got rid of our badger, ground squirrels and woodchucks. "
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"I have made silverware wind chimes before, never thought of using creamers & beads..  Very cool idea!!"
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Recreational Gardener
Skill level
Intermediate
What kind of gardening do you like to do?
flower
How much time do you spend a week on average in your garden when weather permits?
20

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NE Junk Jaunt

Posted on September 21, 2011 at 12:26pm 0 Comments

Starting this Friday and going till Sunday is the NE Junk Jaunt.  If you are in the are and enjoy garage sales & flea markets, check out www.junkjaunt.com for more information and the map.  It is an awesome trip if you can make it.

I can hardly wait to see what treasures I can find to add to my landscape design!!

Any suggestions concerning snow fencing, natural or otherwise??

Posted on August 14, 2011 at 5:58pm 2 Comments

We live in the country with evergreen shelter belts around our house but last year we had a HUGE problem with 10 feet tall snow drifts going over our 4 ft chain link fence.  We have 4 dogs that ended up walking over the drifts and were found wandering the country side.

With fall right around the corner I would like to start planning now what to do to prevent this happening this year.  Just wondering if anyone has some suggestions. If I did this right, I have added a pic of some of the…

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At 1:57pm on October 28, 2011, John Jardin – zone 9 said…
Welcome to the Garden Party, Carla!
At 10:57am on October 28, 2011, Patti Sherwood said…
Thanks, I'd love to be your friend.  Patti
At 8:33pm on September 19, 2011, Flower Girl said…
Thanks for the friend request..I'm happy to have another friend on Garden Share.:o}
At 8:31pm on September 19, 2011, Flower Girl said…
Carla, you're in for a real treat!  I hope you get to go there in the spring.. be sure and do a garden tour..and take a carriage ride they are so informative.
At 2:17pm on September 15, 2011, Jennifer Underwood said…
Thank you for your response to my blog ,kind words are a blessing !!
At 2:28pm on August 11, 2011, Catherine Cronin (Ireland) gave Carla Swanson a gift
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Thank you for your friendship Carla. Your photos are lovely, Catherine C,
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May you have a wonderful day!
At 10:59am on July 28, 2011, Alison Baker said…

Carla, thanks so much for your kind comments! wow, your place looks amazing! will be fun to see your pics through the seasons. enjoy!

 

At 6:36pm on July 18, 2011, Dania gave Carla Swanson a gift
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Thanks Carla, columbine is colorado native flowers so it is one of the easy flowers to grow. All the columbines are from seeds I collected when they are ready to be sow.
At 8:05am on July 18, 2011, Sherry's Memory Garden said…
Hey, Carla thanks for adding me as a friend, glad to be friends with a fellow Nebraskan, where exactly is Phillips, Nebraska located, closest large city?
 
 
 

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"80 degrees F in the first month of spring? We're lucky if it gets to be 65 degrees F in April, which is our first month of spring."
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Clare Oliva commented on Keryn, USDA Zone 10 Australia's photo
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"That's interesting, Keryn. They do look a bit like gladioli, except the gladioli we have here don't make all of those leaves. (The leaves definitely remind me of irises)"
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Pinky Winkies Are Almost All Pink Now

"Will do, Keryn. I'm enjoying every minute until the winter traps us inside."
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"I hear you, Lorraine. Three or four years ago, we had a surprise snowstorm at the end of October. (That's VERY unusual for this area.) The leaves were still on the trees and the heavy snow made many branches break. We lost three 7-year-old…"
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"Really nice chill out spot. With the heat here this summer and a new granddaughter I haven't been able to do anything."
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Keryn, USDA Zone 10 Australia commented on Grant, Scottsdale,Arizona Zone 9's group Houseplants
"I don,t fertilize very much, under trees mostly because the trees take from the plants under them. I use a week naturally manure liquid that I make in a 40 Lt container. Put a bit of manure in the bottom of container and fill with water and let…"
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"He had a couple of 80 f days last week and its the first month of spring. October will see most days over 80f."
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"Ive done some looking on the net, I think they could be a form of Gladioli nanus, or baby Gladioli. Gladioli or sword lily are South African  to tropical Africa. They are really an Iris. A lot plants came in the early days on sailing ships and…"
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