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Beautiful Outside Today

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Even though I have been fighting a cold this weekend, it was lovely to putter in the garden for awhile this afternoon. Fall color and cannas were still in bloom. Paul was busy cleaning the leaves out of the pool and watching the Cowboy Game.

Biltmore Mansion

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Several years ago we went on a girlfriend's trip to the Biltmore Mansion. The gardens were beautiful. I saw some great ideas for re-purposing wine bottles and corks into our garden.

Carpet of Leaves

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Fall Garden for My Sister

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David Austin Roses

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When we started building our garden, we chose Knock Out Roses, the easiest rose to grow here in North Texas. Three years ago, I discovered the David Austin Rose. They are a lovely, fragrant English Rose.

Fall is Officially Here

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Today I looked up and saw that the tree is starting to turn colors at the very top. It won't be long now and all the leaves will be on the ground.

Garden Path

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Bamboo

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We took the advice of everyone we have talked to about growing bamboo. Bamboo definitely belongs in a pot, but this pot did not last very long. Guess, we need to move on to Plan B.

My Garden Studio

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It rained nearly all weekend, so I did not get out in the garden. I spent my weekend organizing my office and looking through my pictures. This one definitely made me smile. I am so lucky to have a garden studio to work in.

I'm Older Now But Still Running Against the Wind

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It's 10 o'clock PM and time to go to bed. I have again run out of time to do all the things I want to do. But I so enjoyed the day and every moment of "running against the wind".

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