"Lookin'out my back door..

some of the things I see or have seen - flora and fauna - minor and majestic
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Brick Works Bricks aren't just for walkways and patios. Here, red clay bricks are set side by side on an angle to create a beautiful garden bed border. Buy new bricks—or pick up salvaged ones for added character!

On the Edge: 16 Garden Borders You Can Make

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Bluestone pavers Building Blocks for a Perfect Patio; Photo: John Gruen | thisoldhouse.com |

Building Blocks for a Perfect Patio

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Lamium Orchid Frost --- Lamiums are often listed for dry shade, but really they need average moisture. 6" tall, will spread slowly to 12-24" wide.

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It's impossible to appreciate Limelight Hydrangea until you see it throughout the seasons. The flowers start out a green-white color. As the season goes on, the flowers turn white. And then when you think it's all over, they surprise you with pink tones i

Hydrangea paniculata 'Limelight'

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protecting hydrangea in winter before winter

Winter protection for hydrangeas

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How to Care for Limelight Hydrangeas

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carex-morrowii -ice-dance is a wonderful low-maintenance plant

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Ligularia dentata ‘Britt-Marie Crawford’ Common name : Black-leaved Ligularia, blooms mid to late summer bearing clusters of bright golden daisy flowers, 35-47"x31-35", shade to part shade, moist soil

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Gold Heart variety of Bleeding Heart (Dicentra spectabilis Gold Heart) offers pink flowers with vivid golden foliage

5 Favorites: Bleeding Hearts: Gardenista

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Geranium 'Bevan's Variety' -

Geranium macrorrhizum 'Bevan's Variety'

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Adiantum pedatum (northern maidenhair fern) This beautiful fern has a delicate appearance with its thin black stalks and its airy looking foliage, but it is hardy. It looks great in the shade under trees and contrasts nicely with broad leafed plants.

Garden Plant List for Zone 3 | Northern Shade Gardening

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'Jack Frost' Brunnera was named 2012 plant of the year by the Perennial Plant Association.

PlantFiles Pictures: Variegated Siberian Bugloss, False Forget-Me-Not 'Jack Frost' (Brunnera macrophylla) by growin

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My yard

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New

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My new backyard

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My old backyard

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Magnolia Warbler - My kittie, Scooter & I were lucky and saw one of these this morning. Spring is here!

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....last of the snow... last year's leaves and the green of coming spring....

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Oxalis - mine are in their pots waiting anxiously to go outdoors if this endless winter ever ends!

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winter has arrived

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By, Lookin Out

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Cooper's Hawk - saw one of these on my backyard fence today. He was checking out my bird feeder.

Cooper's Hawk - Wild Texas: Your Photos Gallery

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leaves and raindrops

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