Sunday, October 25, 2009

WHAT'S MISSING IN THIS PICTURE?

Centuries of landscape design & garden maintenance lessons in France, where I took this pic. What is wrong in this pic?
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The gardener has increased his gardening time by 10-15X's. Why? Don't we all want low maintenance?
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Fallen prunings, with thorns, have to be picked up by hand. Leaves & petals will have to be blown.
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A sheet under the prunings, dahlings. A sheet. All is picked up, no thorn worries, no blower.
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Garden & Be Well, XO Tara
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Other gardeners at this public park outside Paris were using sheets.

3 comments:

Hocking Hills Gardener said...

Maybe someone else comes along and cleans up the mess ;-) But I agree if I was doing it a tarp or plastic sheet would be going along.

Pamela Terry and Edward said...

And the dogs might get thorns in their paws.

Kathleen said...

Very sensible!