"@Cathy...I think maybe I will have to get some sort of fencing up. My deer are eating everything that is popping up. But I do love to watch them. Don't have a fountain but several bird baths they they empty every day."
"Question: I have two (free) manure options: quail manure or horse. I have some ok soil, some hard clay and some pretty good soil. No one has gardened on this land so I'm starting from, pardon the expression - scratch.
"Just love Lotus leaves. Reminds me of a visit we made to Sydney Botanic Gardens earlier this year and the Lotus leaves were just starting to take off. We returned 3 weeks later and the whole pond was covered with massive tall lotus leaves. I…"