Finally there is something pretty to see in our yard! With so much yard work to do over here it's sad when you can't really see the results of wheelbarrow after wheelbarrow of rocks picked out of the yard or weeds & growth the size of my children being removed (well, I can tell that one but you know what I mean). Yesterday and today Chris took off work and we went to work outside. We finally got one of our outdoor projects done - a flower bed next to our back deck. There is a big mound of dirt around a couple of trees there (the ones the squirrels live in) that can't be flattened so we've always thought we needed to make it into a bed. Miraculously Chris was able to load up huge boulders from the back of our lot (I helped with a few extra big ones) and we used those for the border. Then we had to add a few wheelbarrows full of dirt to fill around the edges, add some weed barrier, plants, and mulch. Ta-da!
We still plan to add something in the middle of the bed like a bird bath or something decorative. There are too many tree roots there to even think about trying to dig a hole to plant anything! I feel so good to have one thing crossed off the list and to have at least one spot that resembles a "real" yard.
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