This morning's photo

schoolhouse_gwMay 6, 2011

"Don't even THINK about peeing on this topiary - it's all MINE'.

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newyorkrita(z6b/7a LI NY)

Both your topiary and your kitty are lovely. Kity really does look like he is guarding the garden.

    Bookmark   May 6, 2011 at 12:53PM
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lavender_lass(4b)

LOL! I love your picture :)

    Bookmark   May 6, 2011 at 5:19PM
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mary_lu_gw

LOL! So cute! I'll bet the thought never even crossed his mind! Lovely setting.

    Bookmark   May 6, 2011 at 5:25PM
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Prettypetals_GA_7-8

Toooo funny!!!

    Bookmark   May 6, 2011 at 10:25PM
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aftermidnight Zone7b B.C. Canada

LOL, the look on kitty's face, don't even think about coming in here and if you try I'll have you for breakfast.

Annette

    Bookmark   May 7, 2011 at 12:19AM
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Calamity_J(z7bc)

Gives new meaning to Cat-a-pillar!lol!

    Bookmark   May 7, 2011 at 12:43AM
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Thyme2dig NH Zone 5

That is such a great photo! Kitty looks like he/she could take on a rottweiler and do some serious damage! The look in the face is just perfect.

    Bookmark   May 7, 2011 at 7:46AM
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natalie4b(7b GA)

This kitty means business! Great photo!

    Bookmark   May 7, 2011 at 8:19AM
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wren_garden(zone 5b/6)

Beautiful! Garden and Kitty. ( We have 3) What do you feed your boxwood? I have a row of 6. Five of one variety and one of another. Unfortunately I don't recall the names. The one is doing well the other 5 have a lot of brown leaves and poor growth. They have been in place for 4 years. I dread the possibility of having to pull the 5.

    Bookmark   May 10, 2011 at 1:26PM
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schoolhouse_gw

I don't feed my boxwood nor do I feed any of my shrubs. Well, I do sometimes sprinkle Osmocote around them as I'm doing the flower beds, but not always. I've heard that Epsom Salts is good for boxwood, I have never tried that.

Browning can be caused by wind burn in winter, animal urine or a leaf disease. Don't pull the shrubs out just yet, wait and see if they green up this summer. The varieties offered in my area are Green Velvet and Winter Gem, I try to plant all of one variety together.

    Bookmark   May 10, 2011 at 6:31PM
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wren_garden(zone 5b/6)

Thanks, I'll wait. Should I prune them back? I would have used all of one but it was a sale and they were short. Now I wish I had all of the variety of the lone one that looks great, Lol.

    Bookmark   May 10, 2011 at 7:18PM
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