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We weren’t kidding when we explained this was the summer months of the backyard tasks.  Among the pool makeover, the pool get rid of refresh, and the again porch set up, this yard has noticed a good deal of enjoy so considerably considering that spring.

Thank GOODNESS it’s been a attractive, gentle June for us. Normally my generally sweaty self in the summer season would be seriously dehydrated. (This lady does way much more than “glisten” in the humid summer season warmth of the South.)

When we initially moved into this property, we liked how closely wooded this backyard was to give as significantly privateness as probable on this fifty percent acre large amount.  It feels so substantially greater than it essentially is for the reason that of that.  And the biggest draw of our community that entirely marketed us… trees!

Olivia went all Vanna White to product it for us. ?

But in our yard, it was also significantly of a great point.  We recognized even though lots of trees are wonderful, we were being sacrificing area to enjoy and run around and basically use our property.

Little bit by bit, Robert and a buddy of his eradicated the previous pergola that was slipping aside with wooden rot.  And he established apart loads and a lot of previous bricks that were being scattered in the lawn to save for constructing a fire pit later. (Waste not, correct?)

A before and after of backyard landscaping progress after overgrown brush and tree removal to create room for functional outdoor play.

We pulled down the outdated fencing that was hardly standing upright too.

Then we did a significant tree/brush overhaul (and saved our pennies for two decades to hire a tree support mainly because tree removing can be unsafe stuff).

A before and after of backyard landscaping progress after overgrown brush and tree removal to create room for functional outdoor play.

It is so open now!  And nonetheless, we continue to have tons of wooded area powering our home to preserve it personal and shaded.

A before and after of backyard landscaping progress after overgrown brush and tree removal to create room for functional outdoor play.

A before and after of backyard landscaping progress after overgrown brush and tree removal to create room for functional outdoor play.

A before and after of backyard landscaping progress after overgrown brush and tree removal to create room for functional outdoor play.

Now that the trees and overgrown bushes are long gone, we approach to grade it for much better drainage, beef up the grass, make a fire pit area utilizing the previous bricks we located, and establish a playhouse/playground for the girls.

Yay for loads of place to run!  It’s possible even room for property games?  A yard?

What yard features do you have that you certainly love to get the most enjoyment out of your outside areas?  It is a whole new house out in this article that we just can’t wait around to have adventures in.

Backyard Landscaping Progress - Bless'er House



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