Let me preface this by telling you that my grandmother is probably rolling over in her grave by the lack of green thumb I turned out to be. I would spend hours upon hours at her house (which was just a few blocks from my own). She had the most beautiful garden that she kept pristine year round. She was the envy of the neighborhood. My mom and other relatives all took their wedding photos in her yard, using her garden as a backdrop.
I had pretty much thrown in the towel on gardening. I managed to kill any plant that came into view. We did ok with the landscape updates at our first home, but that was easy; it was just updates. However, when Matt and I decided we were going to overhaul the entire landscape of our new home to match our style, I wasn’t so sure I was ready to take on the challenge.Continue Reading