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"Possibility and promise greet me each day as I walk out into my garden. My vigor is renewed when I breathe in the earthiness and feel the dirt between my fingers. My garden is a peaceful spot to refresh my soul." Meems

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Friday, January 2, 2015

A Brand New Year

The Bird House Garden January 1, 2015 You can see before and after photos of the Birdhouse Garden here.
I like the way 2015 is looking already.

The turn of the calendar to 2015 gives us a chance to reflect. As far as the garden goes, I find it fun to look back at my photo archives because they tell the story. 2014 will forever be etched in my memory as the year we left behind my garden of 30 years and started building another one. My initial reaction was to feel cheated. Cheated out of growing old with my garden. Cheated out of what I felt was my ultimate peaceful, private haven. Truth is, once I let go and embraced the change, my creativity for this new garden began to flow. As it did my vision was freed and my strength was renewed to accept the challenges of starting over. So without regret I can say today I am completely satisfied and even still very excited about the possibilities in this new garden. 2015 is going to be a good year!

There are many opportunities in this garden for lots of *before and after* photos. Many projects were undertaken in the last 6 months. I'll be back with more soon.

I wish you all a very happy and healthy 2015. Thank you each one for following along with my journey. Garden more, dream more, dig more, plant more ... tell me what you'd like to do more!

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  1. A new year to relish your gardening time. Looking forward to being right there with you! Blessings in the New Year!

  2. Thank you for following along with me Daisy! Blessings to you as well!

  3. Happy New Year! Good luck with your new garden projects! It looks great already!

  4. Thank you, Ami. Happy New Year to you as well.

  5. Good morning Meems. So glad you're feeling like 2015 is going to be a good year. I think so too. I need to write something on my blog though. Hugs and Happy New Year. ~~Dee


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