May 4, 2010

What I've Been Up To...

We finally did it.  We ripped out the lawn in the front yard and replaced it with plants.  Real plants.  And I managed to compile the experience into an Instructable.  I certainly wouldn't say it's the only way to do it, but it certainly was a learning experience.


Turn Your Front Yard into a Garden - More DIY How To Projects

5 comments:

  1. How cool...lots of work, but well worth it!!! I had not heard of Instructables before...pretty great! Impressive!

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  2. Lots of hard work, indeed--it's really looking great! I love the stocktank arrangement. I haven't tried that yet, but we're like you: no lawn at all anymore. We find weeding more rewarding than perpetual mowing...

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  3. It's so exciting to break "new" ground for a fabulous project. It'll be a favorite in the neighborhood.

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  4. I only have a small patch left in the "front" yard. wohooo. Just need to get the gusto up to finish ripping it out.

    http://justmejuliejulie.blogspot.com/search/label/front%20yard%20make%20over

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