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Wednesday, August 1, 2012

What happens when you kill a hedge

Faithful followers of this blog may remember that, last summer, we had a yew hedge lining the driveway taken out.
While such a hedge looks innocuous enough, it really wasn't good for much of anything and required frequent upkeep, so... out it went!
The hedge was replaced with a mix of shrubs and mostly native perennials, which, not quite a year after planting, looks like this:

The butterflies and I are happy. At least some of the human neighbors are, too.

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