|This is the house just before we moved in. We are slowly but surely adding our own personality to it and boosting its curb appeal. We are working on a project just in front of this split rail fence at the moment..|
The back beds began turning green and giving their own show - mature white and pink azealas followed by irises, tons and tons of sublime violet colored irises and a few unusual yellow ones too. I think I just may keep the rock back there because with the landscaping the way it is, I haven't even missed grass. It was also a cinch to build our raised bed vegetable garden right on top of the rock, and maintenance is a breeze.
| Does anyone know what these low lying bushes are? They border the beds and are around the perimeter of just about our entire back yard. They really help soften the look of the stone.|
Then there's this guy, whom my friend Michelle and I have affectionately named "Devil Baby". He is actually a mythical creature who is half boy/ half rabbit. He's got rabbit feet and a cotton tail and is holding a baby bunny. There was a bunch of "garden decor" left by the previous owners which I immediately put out to the curb, but Devil Baby seems like he belongs here so I let him stay. (Plus I'm kinda scared of him)
The show has been ongoing since April. I am looking forward to seeing if there are any Fall blooming beauties around here. I leave you with a few pictures of my favorite place in the yard, which is the wildly beautiful cottage garden that blows my mind still every day. Each time I walk out the door I can't help but be happy.