We removed all the bushes the first week and, except for a few yellow mums, haven't touched it since. A couple months ago, we did take down the 40 foot pine that concealed any charm our house has. Leaving our place looking something like this:
I couldn't take the shame any more and declared that all I wanted for Mother's Day was a prettier front yard. And we did it! Saturday, my mom and I went plant shopping and I picked up four azaleas and three tanacetum. Everything else was
Ahh...much better. I cant wait until the plants fill out and look all lush and full. If I don't kill them first. I have a reputation with turning greenery brown. Oh, and that bench? It's now yellow- so expect a post on that soon!
A close up of the right side:
Here's a close up of the planted bed on the left. We still need to mulch and add another Hosta to the dead space on the right side of the photo, but for now- it's done!