New Trees

One of the last big landscaping tasks this year at the Verona house was planting new trees. I called in the pros from Boley’s Tree and Landscaping services, since the new trees being planted were much bigger than what I’m capable of doing myself. They came in and took down two of the dying pine … Continue reading New Trees

Landscaping Complete

I finished all of the landscaping tasks I had planned for spring, which was a pretty exhaustive list, along with a number of other minor outdoor projects. Here was the full list of tasks I had planned: Climbing plants along wall Improve planters outside sitting room and library Replace cut down trees Plant something in … Continue reading Landscaping Complete

Landscaping Update

Throughout April and the first part of May, I’ve been steadily working my way through a long list of landscaping tasks and improvements. The most noticeable tasks have been adding bark, clearing out a huge amount of underbrush, felling a couple of trees to open up the front of the house, and planting new bushes, … Continue reading Landscaping Update

Spring Lawn

Over the past month, I’ve worked hard to try to improve the lawn. Along with all the normal maintenance tasks (fertilizer, dethatching, aerating, and mowing) I’ve re-leveled certain parts of the law, and planted a lot of grass seed and patch filler. It’s a work in progress, but it’s slowly coming along. For at least … Continue reading Spring Lawn