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Before & After Garden

August 29th, 2010, 09:31 PM
This poor rose was totally entangled in and between this old piece of driftwood.


I've had this driftwood since I was 5 years old (my dad brought it home from a cottage as I liked floating on it) and really don't want to part with it.

After pruning and cutting away, I placed a new wrought iron trellis behind. It's hard to tell but in the middle of the trellis is a hummingbird! :)


I took the driftwood and placed it behind some hostas. Gonna fix up that corner next. :thumbs up Oh can see a couple of creepers here too!


August 29th, 2010, 11:57 PM
Wow, you really did a lot of work. Looks great :thumbs up

Love your creepers. :D

August 30th, 2010, 12:18 AM
Every garden needs creepers :cloud9:.

Love both the driftwood and the trellis and your gardens too of course :).

August 30th, 2010, 11:12 AM
Wow, that really made a difference! How did you manage to get the driftwood out without killing the rose? :o I excel at killing things while trying to disentangle them... :rolleyes: One of my natural 'talents'... :o

August 30th, 2010, 12:45 PM
Wow, what a difference :thumbs up!

August 30th, 2010, 10:12 PM
How did you manage to get the driftwood out without killing the rose?

Fortunately, there was only one cane that was entangled in amongst the driftwood but unfortunately, it did have the most off shoots (furthest to the right). :(

It looks a little bare now but with it being all cleaned up and out, I'm hoping it will thrive next summer. :fingerscr

August 31st, 2010, 10:58 AM
We'll need some pics next summer to see how it's doing. :D