Several weeks ago, I detailed the landscaping adventures taking place at my house. I am so happy to report that it is finished. Finished in the sense that the grass is growing in where we changed the shape and the landscape, and finished in the sense that I don’t have to spend every weekend day covered in dirt. We are finished to the point where daily watering and weed maintenance is doable. So, here is our journey in pictures.
Here was our house at the end of summer last year – just a few months after our wedding and moving in together. It looks good, but what you don’t see is that these wood chips are covering lava rock, so there was landscaping on top of landscaping, and nothing grew well.
Here was the front of our house when the landscaping was removed and we had removed layers of clay. As one of my favorite Gilmore Girls episodes yells, “Big Hole!”
Now, here is the “finished” look. Very suburbia which is exactly what I was going for. The grass is starting to fill in that dirt area now too. It’s well on it’s way. It’s so fun to watch the flowers flourish and fill in. It’s going to be a great summer. Thanks to all of our family and friends who were part of this project.