Dismantling the Vegetable Garden…Sniff, Sniff…

Aug 9, 2010

In preparations for putting my house on the market...I was compelled to take out the big veggie garden in the back yard. This was one of the hardest things ever to do! I've spent six years building my garden from scratch at this house, but knew that it may be overwhelming to most potential buyers...

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So now, all that remains is a large expanse of new sod...Typically, I move in the opposite direction: The turf reduction program as I like to call it. So it feels pretty strange to be ripping out my precious veggie garden to replace it with turf. At least I'll be hanging on to all the cedar raised beds I built (you can see a few of them stacked in the back). They'll go into storage until we find a new home for them...

Sniff, Sniff...so sad...I'm sure I'll have fun building the new garden though, as always...

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Cody Hoya
Aug 09, 2010
11:56 am

It’s the end of an era! However…your next even MORE fabulous, MORE productive, MORE beautiful garden is already blooming in your head…I can see it from here!

Livia
Aug 09, 2010
12:50 pm

Why are you moving?

What Pigs Don't Know
Aug 09, 2010
1:37 pm

What a bummer!  But looking forward to seeing what you’ll do with a new place….

Alessandra
Aug 09, 2010
4:18 pm

ouch !!!
are you moving away from DFW?

Leslie Finical Halleck
Aug 09, 2010
4:43 pm

Not moving out of DFW, staying in the same area if possible. Just need a bit more elbow room for guests in the house. And an excuse to start a whole new garden, lol.

ann allen
Aug 11, 2010
1:55 pm

wow. that must of been difficult.  and all that wonderful soil!!!!  what’s going on?

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