Rustic Birdbath

I like to reuse things as much as possible, so I took an old post from an old wooden palette, sanded it and gave it a cedar stain. I left some of the darker marks on it so that it would maintain that rustic look. Then I fastened a copper birdbath that we had…

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Our House in Spring 2007

Here is our house in early spring. We took this picture soon after we bought it. There isn't much that can be said of the landscaping at this point. It was basically a blank slate to work with. There were two Japanese hollies in front of the garage that died due to the frost…

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2007 Gardening Season

Summer of 2007 has been a tough one for gardening in Tennessee. We had a major shock in the spring with warm temperatures then a harsh freeze that killed and crippled many plants in our region. Then to add insult to injury we experienced drought and extreme temperatures. Hopefully with fall arriving and cooler…

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About The Home Garden

Thank you for stopping by to visit this little corner of the gardening world. This blog is about my experiences in our first home garden, hence the name The Home Garden. I've been studying gardening and experimenting with plant propagation on my own now for several years with much of my gardening taking place…

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