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Superior, Nebraska
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a lot o water but . " he Superior ] e L kl r:,, i E ......... 1983 ) i .will dispute that adequate water to keep it green, places are linden, maple and tim been a scor- The lawn is relatively free of sycamore trees and several Lines i and dry weather foreign matter largely became types of ever~ee~ ranging I~ By Lynda S. Bass, Jewe Cou ~/ e " o e Eco ernst not only man of the natural thickness of the 'om upright to spreading yews. vegetstionasturf and constant hand weeding. Several years ago, the a visit to the in Superior the missed them. to Mrs. Beckler, moved into the corner of Seventh Streets 17 and left especially The shrubs and kept up and mess but one guess that now. i at the hack, Mrs. over by hand Became the grass is watered Becklers poured a concrete frequently, the lawnmowerpatio and last year a trellis must be used several times a enclosure was constructed week. became, as Mrs. Beckler put If one did not know it before, a it,"we wanted something that visit to the premises would gave a senee of an endosure but [UiowCkly show Mrs. Beckler likes did not want a roof." Two era and plants of all kinds, speakers bring music from the Planted at strategic places inside stereo receiver outside. around the l 'operty are both The patio is decorated with cast perennials and annuals. The aluminum furniture with the flowers include geraniums, look of wrought iron and a round begonias, cannas, marigolds, cement table with two benches. salvia, rosemoss (portulaca) After a two-car garage was and tree roses. Non-flowering coustructdseveral years ago, a plants include pampas grass fountain was added next to the of the lawn and and yucca. Hanging baskets garage. It is lighted at night. blue grass, enhance the spacious front The Becklers are the parents her way perch where Mrs. Beckler has of three children, Cindy finishing with petunias, marigolds and Hawkins, a registered nurse areas, until the coleus, now living in Omaha, Tony, a was reseeded. A number of the trees on the student in the University of tire lawn is thick propery were taken out and Nebraska School of Dentistry, A well sunk several replaced as the renovations and Lisa, who will be a fresh- has provided continued. Growing in various man at the university this fall. A lattice enclosure around the patio provides the Becklers with the feeling of pri- vacy and yet is open to allow air to move freely through. The hanging baskets typify Mrs. Beckler's love for flowers. --Express Photo !!i: ii .~i~. ........