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Weed It & Reap: Amy Stolarski and Lyn Tucholski

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Amy Stolarski, left, and Lyn Tucholski stand on a bridge in the shared garden between their front yards on Obee Road in Monclova Township.

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Hostas grown in the front yard shared garden of Lyn Tucholski and Amy Stolarski.

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Hostas grow large in the shared garden.

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Amy Stolarski, left, and Lyn Tucholski stand in their shared garden.

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Hostas grow along a fence at Amy Stolarski's home. She has more than 150 types of hostas growing in her garden.

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Amy Stolarski hostas grow well in the shady yard.

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Ms. Tucholski pulls weeds in one of her flower beds.

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Hostas are interspersed with dark-leafed coral bells on the steep hill leading to the lake.

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Ms. Tucholski and Ms. Stolarski share hundreds of hosta varieties in their garden.

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Hostas grow between the neighbors' properties.

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A hosta blooms at Amy Stolarski's home.

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Hostas are broadleaf plants that grow well in shady areas.

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Ms. Stolarski's steep hill has hostas interspersed with dark-leafed coral bells.

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A tuberous begonia blooms at Lyn Tucholski's.

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A miniature garden in a pot grows at Ms. Tucholski's home.

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A miniature garden in a pot grows at Ms. Tucholski's home.

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Ms. Tucholski pulls weeds in one of her flower beds that helps add a little color to the yard, balancing out the mostly green hostas planted elsewhere.

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One of Ms. Tucholski and Ms. Stolarski's favorite things about hostas are their creative names.

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A hydrangea plant is in full bloom in th shared front yard garden.

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