Tuesday, November 28, 2023

Our yard landscaping results

 We tried to make it low maintenance and low water use as well as pretty, attractive to hummingbirds and butterflies plus dog friendly and deer resistant with nice places for humans to hang out!

 That was a lot of requirements plus we had to have decades of plants, old bricks and stone, yucky compost and up to 3 layers of weed barrier material removed. I’m not showing the pre-existing patio because it is bare at the moment since it is quite chilly these days.

Eventually there will be tall shrubs providing a screen along the back fence plus the camellias and other plants blooming. The front yard is much more welcoming now and we like coming home to it.


  1. Wonderful job. Everything looks lovely and I just know once the plants start growing it will become your oasis.

    God bless.

  2. It looks really nice. is there any shade back there?? I love the flagstone!

    1. Thank you and because of the way the house is situated there are always parts of the yard in the shade. We made 2 small patio areas in the lower part of the yard for that reason as the big existing patio is blazing hot at times.

  3. Your yard looks very easy to maintain and I love the patio stones. They did a great job laying them in an interesting 'pattern' that's not a pattern.


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