This is my back yard. I am taking it back. I am taking it back from itself. For the last 3 1/2 years, I've pretty much let it do it's thing. Now, its mine again. It has taken me this long to figure out what most everything is, which is weeds and which are plants/flowers. I have been doing some studying and finally figured out what I like and what I dislike. So, this spring, I'm taking this yard back...one flowerbed at a time.
I can tell you what many things are in my yard. Above are lilacs. This is what Heaven will smell like. My back yard is surrounded by lilacs. I love it!
I'm trying hard to plant perennials in my yard. I have planted burning bushes and day lilies so far, with many more on my list to plant. We planted petunias today. These are annuals but will fill in the holes until I can figure out what else to do-or until the burning bushes get so big they take out the house! Haha! I had some good helpers, though. Hey, when else does mom let you play in the mud?
It started raining on us towards the end of planting today. The kids loved it, though. A little rain doesn't slow them down.
It was a good day. Got some planting done, dirt under my fingernails (groan) and soaking wet kids! I'm content.
I am a mother to 4 awesome kids and am married to the best guy in the world. I am a Registered Nurse. I work on a medical floor but I also take care of cancer patients. I love my job and my family and my life. I really have nothing to complain about!