Margaret Pofahl
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  • Oconomowoc, WI
  • United States
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MY NEW GARDEN DESIGNS

Landscaping backyard by adding new flower beds and berms.Berms are used to help prevent run off into the lake.
Apr 3, 2012
Heather Jones commented on Margaret Pofahl's album
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MY NEW GARDEN DESIGNS

"Looks impressive.  A lovely location."
Apr 25, 2011
Mary Cummings commented on Margaret Pofahl's photo
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"Very nice!"
Dec 19, 2010
Margaret Pofahl replied to Fama Stephens's discussion I need help identifying this vine in the group Flower Gardens
"It is very interesting looking. 20 ft. tall-OMG!"
Jul 16, 2009
Margaret Pofahl commented on Barbara McKenna's blog post Heading home
"I, too, can relate. I'm constantly checking on things and sometimes impatient that the garden spot isn't filling in fast enough, especially as I added 3 new spots this year. All in good time I tell myself. It is my very own oasis and we do…"
Jul 1, 2009
Margaret Pofahl left a comment for Margaret Pofahl
"My berms are almost done. Have to go rock "picking" to finish that up. Then have to build a retainer wall in the lake to prevent anymore erosion. Then, I'll put in the patio by the lake. I'm getting tired thinking about it."
Jun 19, 2009
Margaret Pofahl replied to liz joseph's discussion what in the world is this? in the group Flower Gardens
"Hi, ladies, I've been gardening for many years and I still at times can't tell the weeds from the flowers esp. when they're babies. I learned to mark them-that way I'll be sure. At times I have to wait for them to get a little…"
Jun 17, 2009
Sarah Sexton commented on Margaret Pofahl's album
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MY NEW GARDEN DESIGNS

"Beautiful gardens, Margaret!"
Jun 12, 2009
Edith Belle Danny commented on Margaret Pofahl's album
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MY NEW GARDEN DESIGNS

"I just love the big tree by the lake... What a great focal point to build around..."
Jun 10, 2009
Margaret Pofahl replied to Ma's discussion Deadheading daffodils and hyacints in the group Zone 5
"I usually cut off the flower and let the rest just take it's course. By the time they look really bad my other flowers have bloomed and hide the daffs."
Jun 5, 2009
Margaret Pofahl and Bonnie Long/zn5/Wi. are now friends
Jun 1, 2009
Margaret Pofahl commented on Margaret Pofahl's album
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MY NEW GARDEN DESIGNS

"My back and every other part of my body hurts-this too shall pass. This is Mapleton Lake in Oconomowoc,Wi. Very small, quiet lake."
Jun 1, 2009
Margaret Pofahl left a comment for Char Smith
"Beautiful pics. I built a water garden at my last house. It was the talk of the neighborhood. Now we are on a lake, so am busy spruce up the shoreline.Check out my pics- updates to follow as I progress. Thanks for adding me as a friend-look forward…"
Jun 1, 2009
Margaret Pofahl replied to Bonnie Hvarre's discussion zone interuptus in the group Zone 5
"You could also plant them and then digg them up later and pot them. I do that with my Martha Washingtons and they do well in the house over winter. I live in Wisconsin, too. Hi, Bonnie."
May 31, 2009
Margaret Pofahl commented on Margaret Pofahl's photo
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"Thanks- the mulch is officially gone as of today. It's all on the flower beds now. Thank God"
May 31, 2009
Frankco commented on Margaret Pofahl's photo
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"What a beautiful back yard!"
May 31, 2009

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Skill level
Intermediate
Website
http://www.msgardeningtips.blogspot.com
What kind of gardening do you like to do?
most types.I like to try differnt things so I experiment
How much time do you spend a week on average in your garden when weather permits?
Living in Wisconsin-so when it's nice out, I'll spend at leaast 10-15 hours if not more

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Helpful instructions on making your own garden spot.I added before and after pictures as well. Stay tuned for updates as it's a work in progress.

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At 8:35am on June 19, 2009, Margaret Pofahl said…
My berms are almost done. Have to go rock "picking" to finish that up. Then have to build a retainer wall in the lake to prevent anymore erosion. Then, I'll put in the patio by the lake. I'm getting tired thinking about it.

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