Island Gardens

The salt air can be a challenge for home owners who want a colorful seaside garden.  Yet there are numerous blocks in town with beautiful lawns, colorful trees, and flowers. 

Green thumb owners create peer pressure within a neighborhood.  The plain stone yard with minimal landscaping previously represented the typical shore house.  On some blocks, that property now looks out of place.

Related observation:  Have you noticed how many landscape vehicles are on the island each week?  Obviously, most owners do NOT have a green thumb ;)

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2 Comments

  1. Richard
    Posted October 1, 2010 at 8:44 am | Permalink

    Stone yards in Avalaon and Stone Harbor make me insane ! Come on people, you paid
    1 mil and up for your house. Spend some money on landscaping for gosh sakes ! It makes the community look great !

  2. Posted October 1, 2010 at 3:02 pm | Permalink

    Whew! Glad we have the preferred “lawn” (full disclosure- stones along the sides and back). I agree- the island is more attractive with grass and trees.

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