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I don’t think that gardenkeeping is a word, but what I did today outside in the backyard, I would say qualifies as housekeeping if I had done it inside, so why not call it gardenkeeping, since I did it outside in the backyard?

A good part of gardening is the maintenance which encompasses weeding, pruning, transplanting, dividing and shaping. New plantings make up only a small percentage of the overall seasonal work of gardening. I personally like everything about gardening, except for leaves; I know that it needs to be done and it gets done but I don’t really like it, especially when it seems that the wind always blows stronger when you are raking and bagging those leaves.

So here are a few pictures of what I did and the difference it makes when the garden is spruced up a bit.

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