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I’m filing this under – Things I Wish I Had Done Last Fall.   I love me a good flowery mead and given that I have a dead front lawn, (soon to be revived this spring)- this would have been all the easier.

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I never thought about how much more effective it would  be to roll back the lawn to achieve this effect.  No, I rather daftly dug little individual holes with a bulb planter.  Duh….So much simpler this way. 
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Now I am all inspired for this coming fall….or perhaps even this spring before the new lawn even takes hold!

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I’m curious — are you the type of person who loves this look (the sort of weedy lawn) or would you view this as a complete denuding of grassy perfection?   I’m really curious — because there truly is two sides to this in garden world…and none is more right…but I find that when I meet a new client, this is a huge indicator of what kind of landscape they will ultimately want and be happy with.

tumblr_mgpj8lP7yT1r5dkjoo6_1280Completely controlled nature (or as much as possible), or a willingness to encourage things going off on their own (or look like they did)?  What kind of gardener are you?

images from Trädgård med utsikt found via LF.