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Friday Favorite: Garden Photos

January 5th, 2018

This time of year, I love looking at photos from my garden. Not only do I enjoy seeing photos from this past summer, but from previous ones as well. I like to sit down and look at how the garden is evolving, what’s changing, how plants are growing and filling in.

I like to look through photos of each garden area and clarify my goals for that space. Looking at edges, deciding if plants need moved, if pathways need adjusting, if retaining walls need built. Now that I’ve lived here for 5 years now, I’m planning windbreaks and other things that will not only look great in the summer, but help with drifting during the winter. Photos of the garden are a valuable tool in not only planning, but it seeing how much we have accomplished. Often I find myself looking at the garden in the summer and feeling like I haven’t achieved nearly as much as I want. But when looking at photos I can see exactly how far it’s come.

Are you in the habit of photographing your garden? Do you look at the photos more in winter than summer?

One Comment to “Friday Favorite: Garden Photos”
  1. Misti on January 5, 2018 at 1:05 pm

    It looks like it has come a long way! I love going through my photos, too. I’m going to attempt a once or twice a week photo of each of the gardens this year so I can see how it changes through this year. Inspired by Gayla at YGG who recently posted hers.

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