Harold and Pam

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Location: Melbourne, Fl
Hardiness Zone: 10b

Pam has always enjoyed gardening. Me... not so much (ok - not at all.) Growing up all I knew of gardening was weeding the flower beds for my mom - no fun, especially since mom grew better weeds then flowers! So between that history and other garden tragedy, I was reluctant when Pam asked to begin a garden.

We started with a small raised bed about 2 feet deep by 8 feet long by 3 inches high. The next season,we doubled that. The following year she began a new section in a different area of the yard. This section is primarily flowers with a spattering of veggies. (The others are veggies with a spattering of flowers)

This year (2010) I built Pam two more raised beds. These beds are 3 feet wide by 8 feet long and 12 inches high each. I'm currently building an above watering system for these beds.

Slowly but surely, Pam's gardening is taking over the yard. Guess in time I can sell the mower!!

-- Pam grows 'em - I cook 'em...... Melbourne, Fl

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7374 posts in 3624 days
hardiness zone 5a

posted 01-24-2010 08:47 AM

Hello and welcome to GT.

-- Bon,Hastings, 5a....Always room for one more

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posted 01-24-2010 01:38 PM


-- "...I have nothing against authorities as such; I am only in favor of putting a question mark after just about everything they say." Ruth Stout

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3811 posts in 3474 days
hardiness zone 5a

posted 05-29-2010 09:09 PM

Hi and welcome to GardenTenders. I’m looking forward to seeing some pictures of your gardens.

-- 'To plant a Garden is to believe in Tomorrow'

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