Category: Front Yard

The wooden mini picket border looked nice, but just didn’t last. We decided to go with something that won’t rot away in a couple of years… A little more “subdued” but it should last.
The power company has been wanting to remove the big ash trees in our front yard for a few years now. This past year, a really large branch broke and fell right into the street. Luckily, it didn’t hit a car. We decided that rather than having that happen again, we’d take advantage of their […]
You can never have too many flower beds, right?  New bed all staked out. Using the electric tiller to dig the area out. Adding the paving brick border. The finished flower bed.
Painting the picket border for the new flower beds along the front walk.  These were painted the same color as the picket fence.
With a few of the big jobs completed, it’s time to do a little more beautification to the yard.  We decided to add a small flower bed next to the front walkway. Here, we were in the process of removing the grass and tilling up the ground. Some of the brick border installed on the […]
This little area next to the porch used to contain grass.  But, after adding the fence last year, this area now seemed more suited to be a flower bed.  Besides, you can never have too many flower beds, right? The new flower bed, as viewed from the sidewalk. The front stair beds (added last year) […]
We added these new flower beds to each side of the front steps near the sidewalk. View from the left side. Front view of both new flower beds. We then added a brick border. View from the left side. Front view of both flower beds.
Projects At A Glance
  • Servant Quarters Chimney (1)
  • 2022 (32)
  • 2021 (76)
  • 2020 (99)
  • 2019 (19)
  • 2018 (53)
  • 2017 (35)
  • 2016 (62)
  • 2015 (80)
  • 2014 (72)
  • 2013 (34)
  • 2012 (123)
  • 2011 (95)
  • 2010 (46)
  • 2009 (86)
  • 2008 (84)
  • 2007 (59)
  • 2006 (61)
  • 2005 (127)
  • 2004 (185)
  • 2003 (168)
  • 2002 (43)
  • 2001 (28)