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Crushed Sewer Lines, Oh My!

Last year marked big, unexpected changes for us in the landscape of our backyard.  We found out in the spring that we were the unfortunate victims of a crushed sewer line.  To be fair, the pipe was 100+ years old, … Continue reading

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Favorite Annuals

Or maybe I should say, ‘those that do well in my backyard that become my favorite annuals.’ We have intense light/heat in city gardens.  For us, we have a micro-climate, that can take a toll on plants in the summer.  … Continue reading

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Hook, Line and Sinker

We’ve been in our brownstone in the Hamilton Park neighborhood of Jersey City now for about five years, but trying to find this place involved many months of searching.  Either the places that were within our budget needed to be … Continue reading

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