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Project by randal posted 389 days ago 1359 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

About 242 days ago, I posted these garden obelisks when I’d completed building them. Here they are in their home, which is the DeKalb County (Illinois) Rehab and Nursing Center’s Alzheimer’s garden, where I am the volunteer gardener. The purple obelisk is surrounded by purple and white Angelonia, and the orange one is surrounded by double zahara zinnia. The residents and families really like the color matches.

Randy
DeKalb, Illinois



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randal

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hardiness zone 5a

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justjoel

1062 posts in 1977 days
hardiness zone 7a

posted 389 days ago

Beautiful!

-- "We are stardust. We are golden. And we've got to get ourselves back to the garden." Joni Mitchell

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jroot

5056 posts in 2227 days
hardiness zone 5a

posted 389 days ago

These two are wonderful. Well done.

-- jroot ....... Southern Ontario .......... grow zone 5A ...................."Gardening is an exercise in optimism." ....... . . Author Unknown

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Radicalfarmergal

4296 posts in 1859 days
hardiness zone 5b

posted 389 days ago

You have done a lovely job incorporating the obelisks into a peaceful and beautiful setting.

-- "...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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MsDebbieP

14682 posts in 2597 days
hardiness zone 5b

posted 383 days ago

the look wonderful – especially with the matching flowers. Nice job!! Nice job

-- - Debbie, SW Ontario Canada (USDA Hardiness Zone: 5a)

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Kenneth Hurst

1 post in 366 days
hardiness zone 9

posted 366 days ago

I love the color choices. You have chosen well. I think I see a lot of talent in this one.

-- Ken, Texas, Spring

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Iris43

3807 posts in 2226 days
hardiness zone 5a

posted 365 days ago

These look wonderful. I love the colours you have used. Good job!

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

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