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One of my projects...UPDATE WITH PICS

Postby Scrapinthehat » May 07, 2008 3:54 pm

I have a few smaller projects this year. This pic is of the south side of my yard...also happens to be the entrance/throughfare to the backyard. I am planning a "Santa Fe/Mexican...ish...theme here...you get the idea.

I plan to rearrange the rocks and add some smaller, interesting pieces of wood. Also, it will be planted with yuccas, sedums, and blue fescue grass. I have rock planters, and a terra cotta pot to plant up as well. I have purchased iron geckos to put on the shed, a fountain ( see pic ), mexican stepping stones, and some smaller trinkets to place within as well.

It doesn't look like much now, but I'm working on it.
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Postby kelly_m » May 07, 2008 4:45 pm

What a great idea!! I'm sure it will look fabulous...but then I am partial to rocks....
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Postby Venice » May 07, 2008 7:32 pm

Very nice.

Although I do think perhaps you need to take a trip there, to do some hands on research ehhehe.

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Postby kelly_m » May 07, 2008 8:09 pm

Oh...what a great idea, Ven...You think Scrappie needs a rock assessor for the trip????
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Postby Venice » May 07, 2008 8:49 pm

ohhh of course. With a margaritas chaser!!!!! hahahaha

(Ven getting ready to chase the margaritas)

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Postby Eeyore » May 07, 2008 10:02 pm

I'll go along as chief photographer and back up assistant to Ven, the Margarita chaser! Do you think Pansy will let us take the bus?
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Postby kelly_m » May 07, 2008 10:07 pm

Hmmmm...maybe...

I wonder how many things I can find "on the rocks"????
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Postby Eeyore » May 07, 2008 10:33 pm

:lol: :lol: Knowing you little Sis, I'm sure you'll find a few things! Remember, Mama always taught you to share!
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Postby Scrapinthehat » May 07, 2008 11:17 pm

I make a mean guacamole dip! And I recently got a new (larger) blender...good for pitchers of margaritas.

I think I have to be careful as it would be easy to make this look...well...cheesy (I guess that's to go with the nachos...lol).

Everyone is welcome...bring your sombrero and a shovel... as it gets extremely hot on that side and I have quite a bit of planting to do.

Edited to add: sorry...misunderstood...thought the you guys were planning on coming here...darn...thought I'd get some helpers.

Venice...I've never been to Mexico, but did go to Spain...does that count as research?
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Postby kelly_m » May 08, 2008 9:21 am

Lyn...I'll say what I said to mom....do I have toooo????

Scrap...help?? with shovels??? do they have one handed shovels...gonna have a hard time with Margaritas in the other hand........

Spain works, I guess....esp. since we weren't there to help with the research....
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