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2009-04-24 :: megan // Plants
Leafy

I never get tired of watching new leaves emerge. Flowers are fine, but after staring at the bare winter landscape for months, I’m most excited about being surrounded by lush green. Even the evergreens, like this pittosporum, put on a show of growing new leaves that stops me in my tracks and makes my fish [...]

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2008-11-12 :: megan // Plants
I forgot about groundcovers

I’ve been looking at my yard thinking something was missing, but I couldn’t figure out exactly what. When planning for a friend’s yard, I divided up their shopping list by trees, shrubs, perennials, and groundcovers, and had a moment where I realized I had completely forgotten about groundcovers in my own yard. I got so [...]

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