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Luke

Great article. Here’s mine :)

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Sandy Rubinfeld

Luke, that is absolutely amazeballs!

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Marti Major

So grateful for this very useful article. I now have shopping lists and plans. My north facing sideyard is open to the street. Maybe a bench up against the house and a zen gravel yard. With potted junipers.

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