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Full of Flowers: Front yard garden stands out


September 8, 2019

OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) — When Mary Beth Durham started planting flowers in her Cedar Street front yard seven years ago, she wasn't trying to create her own English garden.

But now with the black-eyed susans in full bloom mixed with an array of other flowers that consume the front yard, it more than stands out among her neighbors' manicured grass lawns.

"Seven years ago, it started out as a (flower) border just like normal people have," Durham said. "... But these black-eyed susans are invasive."

And along with attracting butterflies and bumblebees, it also brings curious onlookers to the hom...

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