Last week I opened my inbox and found a wonderful email from one of our readers. It was a collection of landscape photos along with a story about a front yard overhaul that’s been going on for a few years now. It always makes me feel a little better about my own endeavors any time I read about a makeover that takes a few years, because pretty much all my own projects take a few years and it makes me feel so slow! I’m learning that it’s normal. Anyway, I liked what I saw so I thought I’d show you guys too.
Spurred by the loss of a beautiful 25 year old peach tree, Debbie and her husband took the opportunity to turn their front yard into something that offered easy access to the front door as well as better curb appeal. The timing for grass removal couldn’t have been better with the city’s new water meters that were going in, and although I’m always sad when a mature tree dies suddenly, I think these guys definitely made the best of it. The new yard is wonderfully inviting and makes the house feel much more open and welcoming. Oh! And I even noticed the neighbors painted their exterior as well…bonus! Thanks so much for the email, Debbie! The house is looking great. -erin
If you have a great garden related makeover project that you would like to share with Studio ‘g’ readers please send us pictures and tell us about it.
Images by Debbie Feely