Seriously, who plants "ornamental" grass? Unless we're talking regular fescue-type grass called a "lawn," I don't really see the point. Just plant flowers already. Lame!
I stuck two bleeding heart plants in the ground on the shady side of our house to help control water runoff. They should do pretty well there, especially when I find some ferns to go with them. I can't wait to see them take off like I know they will and produce those beautiful arms of pink flowers. Hopefully they will be happy in their new home.
|Stepables in our weird little no-man's-land|
Also, I am SO over weeding this year.
Between last weekend and this weekend, we've spent about $100 on our yard (not including a brand new cordless string trimmer--that we got on sale plus another 10% off!). With the almost 40 hours of work so far this spring between three people and the hours spent planning and dreaming, at minimum wage, we've elbow-greased another $500 into our yard. I was comparing the before-and-afters from last summer when we bought the house, and it's an amazing upgrade. Our four rhododendrons are almost ready to explode, so then we'll get a ton of color and amazingness for a couple months. Yay!
|Look, Mom, I can do yard work!|
I think I can finish up the last little bit of killing/pulling grass and spreading bark dust one night this week. After that, we just have the backyard to completely overhaul. No big deal. *runs screaming in the other direction*