Summer heat and travel plans thwarted any attempt at finishing my work on the front garden bed last year. Still, at least it didn’t look like this any longer:
But after the weather finally cooled down to the high 80’s, low 90’s (that’s in late October, for you Yankees) I jumped in again.
When we last left off, the front walk was finished:
But the front garden bed was just kind of an undefined blob. I decided to use the old flagstones I had dug out of the ground to separate the grass from the plants. So, many days of digging and lining with landscape cloth…
…and filling with crushed granite. I decided to use granite instead pea gravel, since we don’t have the drainage problem in this area. I highly recommend listening to podcasts while doing yard work. This portion of home maintenance was brought to you by Serial.