Carol Casparek
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  • Marysville, WA
  • United States
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Digging In The Dirt

I've been digging in the dirt since I was small. My first flower garden was a packet of Cosmos my mother gave me when I was ten years old. We lived on a place on top of the National Monument west of Grand Junction, Colorado. I got out and scratched out a square in that old red sandy dirt, planted and watered those seeds. I think every one of them came up. I was amazed because they were almost as tall as I was. I've been digging in the dirt ever since.

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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?
2-10 hours

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At 12:27am on April 17, 2011, rosemary alvarez said…
Thank You for the advice. I'm just going to leave them alone and see but you're right, my husband is mud~ LOL!
At 5:23pm on June 27, 2010, Sheila 'B' gave Carol Casparek a gift
At 9:40pm on June 04, 2010, Nancy Burstein gave Carol Casparek a gift
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HI Carol, I have 3 groups "Iris, my new love", "Sage gardening Tips" and "Handicap Gardening" THank you, Nancy
At 10:30am on February 4, 2010, Carol Casparek said…
No the pond and Japanese structures are in the Japanese Gardens in San Francisco at the Golden Gate Park. My garden is the little garden pictures. I tried to separate them but being the computer wiz that I am, I haven't figured out how to do that. I did take the pictures though. Thanks for taking the time to take a look at them. The sun is shining today so I'm headed out now.
At 5:44pm on February 3, 2010, Tim Lighthall said…
Hello Carol, I viewed your photos...they are tremendous. Question; is the pond with the Japanese structures belong to you ...if so its great...you mus tbe really a great good gardner to be able to maintain so much and so beautifully...

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Carol Casparek's album was featured
Mar 30, 2012
Lee Findley replied to Carol Casparek's discussion moss in the flower beds in the group Gardening in the Pacific Northwest
"I actually prefer moss to grass, and with the number of moss specialty growers, I'm apparently not alone!"
Mar 1, 2012
Tracy Boyson replied to Carol Casparek's discussion moss in the flower beds in the group Gardening in the Pacific Northwest
"Hi Carol, We have loads of moss in our garden and grass (Oregon). I often wondered the same question. Usually when I'm removing it from my flower beds. I have yet to see any positive benefit to this kind of moss in flower beds. I've…"
Jul 27, 2011
Carol Casparek commented on Andie Quinn's blog post Taking a break
"I completely agree.  One day I realized all I saw were the weeds that still need to be pulled or the bug damage around the edges.  If we always look between the plants we never see the beauty just another item for the to do list.  It…"
Jun 17, 2011
 
 
 

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