Author Archive: Lara

Backyard is looking good!

We’ve finished the bulk of the hardscaping and landscaping. Now to contend with the dead Maple and put up a fence to keep out the vagabonds. Here’s a sneak preview of our recent accomplishments. Hope you can stop by for a visit!

Patio Project … Take II

Linds’ and Mike helped install new drainage and a flower bed in the back yard last weekend.  Kyle and I spent our nation’s birthday laying a new patio and prepping another flower bed.  We learned from our last patio project … pay more, work less!  This patio is just flagstone and pea gravel.  The biggest challenge:  what are we going to do with all this dirt?!?  We still have to complete the walkways and 3 flower beds, but its looking good.  We celebrated the 4th at home with BBQ chicken dinner and PBS fireworks.  Apparently, Rachel is big fan of the Four Seasons and Barry Manilow.  Pics of patio-in-progress will be posted ASAP.