If you have notions of turning your rather dull and ordinary suburban backyard into a gardener’s paradise, Jean Nonna is the person to talk to. Single-handedly, she has transformed a hilly lot in Pleasantville into a delightful expanse of gardens that spill out in all directions from the Colonial she shares with her husband, John.
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Here are a few of mine:
Wonderful hostas here.
She built these stone steps herself, even mixing and pouring the cement.
A $10 yard sale find:
A view up toward the house.
A pile of woodchips in the driveway, always a tell-tale sign that a gardener lives here.