There is the back yard, the bottom back yard, the front side yard, the front yard, the yard on the side, the far yard, the down the driveway yard, the back shed, over by the basketball court area, the big field on the hill, the dry marsh, the woods, over by the chickens, the garden, and the back field. I can use these terms and usually direct Brawn to a specific area for whatever the need is. The kids I might have to draw a map and physically take them to where I'm talking about if it involves working.
I would love to turn my little shed into something like this.........
Or this one over at Thistlewood Farm that Kari calls her Art House....
I would love an art shed.
The hostas next to the back yard shed got off to an early growing season. I hadn't even got rid of last years long dead parts before the hostas were huge.
Also in the back yard is a patio and pond area where the hostas thrive. Some of them were scheduled to be removed before they got too big. Hmmmm, I think we missed the timing on that.
A few years ago I was sitting on the patio looking around and I wondered what I could do to hide the big 'ol ugly air conditioning unit. We had a pile of old deck posts, so Brawn whipped me up a form with two panels and I smashed some china and stained glass along with some mirror and made a big mosaic to hide it.
In the front side yard we have what used to be a play house. Five years ago I turned it into a potting shed, but there is no longer anything that resembles potting or garden supplies inside. Brawn has taken it over for work supplies. I am serving an eviction notice to his supplies. On my to-do list is turn it back into a playhouse for The Grands.
This old tiki torch oil lamp is by the pool in the back yard just waiting to light up some fun summer nights.
In the front yard is this area between the two entries to the house. The tree is a dwarf Japanese Maple and the long tall spikey things will soon be sporting beautiful stargazer lilies. I bought 6 bulbs for .99¢ a few years ago and needed a place to plant them. I stuck them in the ground here and this is where they stayed. There used to be a beautiful birch tree in this spot but it got too big for the area.
My front porch flowers were just planted and consist of ferns, marigolds and impatiens. The pots were in need of paint. They used to be pale yellow. Gwen at The Bold Abode painted some pots which gave me the idea to paint mine. First I tried pastel blue, not at all right for my porch, so the other color spray paint I had was green. I wish the storm door could go, but we get some nasty weather in the winter. Tomorrow I will take out the window and put in the screen.
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