Cheaper than Therapy
What once started out as just a plain yard has, over the last 12 years, become a hobby for my husband and myself. The goal each year is to have less grass to mow. Maybe we will get there some day.
Back Yard Deck Fence Flower Close-ups Garden Hardscape Large (5,000 - 10,000 sq ft.) Lawn Medium (1,000 - 5,000 sq ft.) Patio Pond Side Yard Small (Under 1,000 sq ft.) Stone / Rock Water Garden Water-Wise
8 of 30: Antique bottles I bought at an antique show. Wrapped wire around the neck and then tied rafia around it.
9 of 30: Come spring, the chickadees are the first to nest in the bird houses. Later come the wrens.
19 of 30: This variety of Black-eyed Susan (?) self seeded itself in my yard. It seems to be more resistant to Japanese beetles. I love the way it grows in different spots in the yard every year.
25 of 30: My husband made rain barrels and placed them around the corners of the house. Watering the plants is no longer a chore.