Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Caldwell House Landscaping Project Update


Caldwell House Landscaping Project Update

 

  It has been a while since my last update on our landscaping project but as I have had to learn, one needs patience with Mother Nature as change does happen overnight! 

  After all the plowing, raking, digging, sifting, and then planting, one must sit back several weeks and let nature take its course. Despite my bouts with impatience, I am more than happy with how things have turned out.
Here are a couple of “finished product” views and then some “before and after” looks…….







The Lawn
After lots of bulldozing, power-raking, grading, aerating, raking, fertilizing, and seeding, on top of the big tree removal project that we undertook in March, the new lawn is finally taking hold. 




 
The Plants and Shrubs
We replaced the bushes in front of the porch with some new Azaleas - pink, purple, and red. They are fairly young plants so it will take a year or two for them to really grow into the size we’d like.

In addition to the Boxwoods we added up front, we planted many new Rose bushes along the the new walkway leading from the street to the front doorway.....


Throughout the yard, various other tall bushes and trees are blooming and the mix of colors is wonderful.....





































More to come!!!