Planning for planting

This is the fun part! Sorting through plant lists; organizing by size, color, season and shape. All spread out on the table like a patchwork quilt to bring some order to the chaos. Hours and hours of rearranging to produce a “natural” look for our perennial Homeward Bound Memorial garden bed.

Garden planningIrrigation allowing, we’re going for rich, intense colors inspired  by my garden buddies love for Dahlias. We’ll take a few liberties with perennial bulbs to have a garden blooming from early spring until very late fall.

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I am a nascent gardener, rescuer, and photographer, chronicling the journey of the dogs at Homeward Bound Golden Retriever Rescue and Sanctuary near Sacramento, CA - and the Memorial Garden we have devoted to them.

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