transformation

Sometime between October and now, our backyard had a transformation. We hired a landscaper to do it. Here’s the disaster they got to work with.

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You’re right…it doesn’t look so bad from this angle.

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But halfway toward the apple tree, you can see the trouble.

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Roots left big gullies in the grass.

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And right up to the apple tree, nothing but mud.

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Lovely! Especially with a dog.

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Bear with me. You’re gonna be amazed.

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Are you ready?

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Here’s the after of that last shot. It’s probably time to put some plants in that flower bed. Any suggestions?

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Here’s a short tour of the transformed backyard.

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A graveled utility area for the woodpile and other yard stuff.

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Pete’s tree* got a much-needed limbcut. (*Pete planted this Douglas fir on Arbor Day in the first grade!)

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Lush.

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Darcy’s wondering what that bright thing is in the sky.

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8 Responses to transformation

  1. Amy says:

    Looks great, you guys!

  2. Janet Marie says:

    Beautiful! Iries would look nice is that raised bed…my favorite. Anything purple of course. Thanks for the pix…a reminder that spring is coming…56 days to be exact.

  3. Rachel says:

    The yard looks wonderful! Great work, guys!

  4. Ridge says:

    WOW! We just want to know if the “fern” is still on the table on the deck?? 🙂 Garden bed looks like it’s kind of shady….helibores and hostas, bleeding heart, monkshood–shade plants all!

  5. Jolene Brown says:

    Oh, it looks absolutely beautiful!! So happy for you guys, your grandkids will love playing there this summer! 🙂

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