What Do You Call A Garden Without Plants? : Talking Plants Blog What What Eve Do, Part Five
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What What Eve Do, Part Five

I call it a respite. A worry-free moment. A garden with limitless possibilities. I also call it, mine.

On the left, what was; on the right, what is. This is very nearly the same angle, now that the juniperous tree has been moved to the parking strip. And this is pretty much the way I last saw the garden before having to leave for the NPR mothership in DC. more than a week ago. Just grabbed the pix before heading for the airport; took me this entire week to find the data storage card! photo credit: Ketzel Levine, NPR hide caption

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photo credit: Ketzel Levine, NPR

If you've followed the What Would Eve Do series thus far, believe me, I know this is anticlimactic. But I will make good in my next installment, once I get back home (only a few days left) and really take stock — and pictures — of what Eve has thus far wrought.

It was no small trick for the concrete crew to add these powdered colors to the setting cement. The process took them about 3 hours, the results beyond my expectations. The colors were pretty subtle when I last saw them, but they've since been sealed (evidentally, an ecological disaster. My housesitter said the fumes in the house made the place unliveable). I'll know in a few days if doing that was a mistake. photo credit: Ketzel Levine, NPR hide caption

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