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Project in a day: Adding life to your forgotten garden

Most of us have experienced this at some point or another… that forgotten corner of your garden that gets no light, nothing grows but weeds and that looks like its too far gone. Mine was under my front tree. Every time I looked at it, I thought “one of these days, I should probably fix that”. That day came on an ambitious Saturday morning after a couple cups of coffee. And while it took some time to get motivated, this redo only took a couple hours. Here’s what I did (hopefully it gives you hope to give that forgotten corner a second chance)

Before (isn’t she a beauty?)

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Round one (picking apart the pieces)

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Time for this garden to get naked

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Taking out the debris

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Getting the under soil wet

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Time for fresh soil

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And more fresh soil…

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He clearly was supervising

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Add Hostas and some decorative plants… and voila!

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Time > 2hours