back yard coming along…

This will have to be a quick post because I am short on time. This morning I took some pictures of the work I’ve been doing in the back yard. Mostly weeding, laying down newspaper, and putting on used wood shavings from the stables.

a nice clean edge, and weed free, for the moment!
a nice clean edge, and weed free, for the moment!
more space around the plants, more room to walk, too.
more space around the plants, more room to walk, too.
ran out of newspaper and mulch here...
ran out of newspaper and mulch here…
here you can see the weed edge--weeded bare earth, and a wall of grass!
here you can see the weed edge–weeded bare earth, and a wall of grass!
the view of the back yard from the bench under the apple tree, looking east in the morning.
the view of the back yard from the bench under the apple tree, looking east in the morning.

 

Mr Fluff coming to share the bench
Mr Fluff coming to share the bench
red dahlia and morning sun
red dahlia and morning sun

 

beautiful wine-red dahlia
beautiful wine-red dahlia

 

clouds of phlox
clouds of phlox
dahlias on the right, garden on the left--I weeded the edge there between the two, put down newspaper and alot of old hay.
dahlias on the right, garden on the left–I weeded the edge there between the two, put down newspaper and alot of old hay.
random garden art--this little turtle sits on a rock on the "strawberry bed"--I forget where it came from.
random garden art–this little turtle sits on a rock on the “strawberry bed”–I forget where it came from.

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