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The Backyard

All the planting was completed this past weekend and we can now just relax and enjoy the greenery and flowers! Perfect timing for summer.

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Our patio.

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On the patio we have Lavender, which is the same plant from our balcony in Düsseldorf.  It is quite hardy!  We also have Basil, Buxus & pink Marguerite.

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We added sliding screen doors to our double doors.  I love being able to open the door and keep the bugs out.  I can’t stand flies in the house!

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On the left side of the garden, we planted a row of Spindelstrauch (Spindle).

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On the right side of the garden, we have different varieties of Clematis, which are climbing up the fence.  On the ground, we planted Funkien (Hosta), Glockenblumen (Campanula), some little white & pink-purplish flowers that I don’t remember the name of.

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Around the tree we planted Schattengrün, which should just provide some ground cover under the tree.

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We attached trellises to the garden hut and planted two grapes wines (Romulus, green seedless grape).  On the side closest to the fence, we planted a Jasmina climbing rose.

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In the hut we have our bicycles, some gardening tools and the lawnmower.

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We love the way the garden looks & maybe not all the plants will survive but that is okay.  We are enjoying it now & maybe we will have some re-planting to do next spring!

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