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‘Live Well’: Landscaper’s tips for putting together a beautiful garden

By LIVE WELL staff
Wednesday, Apr 23 2014 04:37 PM

The birds are chirping and the sun is out, which means you can put on your gardening gloves and start planting flowers in your garden.

Because winter wasn’t too severe this year, likely only the tops of plants were damaged, saving the roots, which have already begun to sprout.

That is what landscape designer David Gordon said Wednesday on “Live Well.” If you want to dive into the spirit of gardening this year but don’t know where to start, Gordon recommends purchasing the “Sunset Western Garden Book.”

“It’s the bible of gardening,” he said. “It breaks down the plants and trees that work for different gardens.”

Lisa Kimble, contributing writer for “Bakersfield Life” magazine, visited Gordon’s backyard and was amazed by his variety...

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