I have a few issues in the garden. HA that’s an understatement. As a grower whose enthusiasm for planting, weeding, watering and maintenance wanes by the 3rd week in June, you can imagine all the problems my garden faces! But mainly I have issues with light. In a backyard whose privacy I love for […]
The first set of plans for the garden included about 80 square feet of garden space among 4 4×4 raised planters, a 2×6 planter, and a 2×4 planter. These just didn’t fit in the actual garden plot. Planters: So what we have this year are: 3 – 4×4 1 – 2 x 6 Total Gardening […]
I have been looking for a solution to the pea gravel pathways in the backyard. Although I love the look of the pea gravel, as its adds a simply elegant formal element around the grass, the looseness of the material is maddening. You cannot walk on it, never in bare feet, and the dogs […]
After a winter wondering if the pain in my hip I endured for months after a long day of bulb planting was worth it, I have to say yes! The daffodils add such a happy vibe to an otherwise drab spring background. I will definitely be adding more color for spring come this fall. So […]
I can’t believe I forgot to post a pic of the new wall! It is amazing what stone work can do for a landscape. I am completely impressed with the job Eucevio did, as were neighbors. We’ve already had one neighbor hire him for a job he’s been putting off for years.
What to do with enough brick to fill a couple pallets? How about a border? A couple times each year I have to go edge around my lawn and take out grass that has started to grow into the pebbled path surrounding the yard. After the removal of my hazardous deck whose stairs were brick, […]
Here is a quick pic of the new front yard. There is still so much to be done, but the money has run out. The work was completed by American Dream Decks (303)835-3540 The work was completed in a timely fashion even with unexpected issues, like ground settling under the porch concrete, which required a […]