I still don’t know why the previous owners of our house decided it was a good idea to destroy any hope our house had for curb appeal by pouring a concrete pad over the front lawn. It was a rental before we bought it, so it was probably a practical decision that meant the owners wouldn’t have to worry about negligent tenants. I wonder if they thought about the people who would be ripping it back up in the future as they poured it. I wonder if they knew how back breaking it would be.
The sod needs a little time to take hold. How long does it take for the lines between each strip to disappear? The flowers need a little time to grow and fill out. We’ll be ordering a little tree soon, I think, a silver maple, or an oak perhaps.
I’m proud of what we accomplished, though, admittedly, it was mostly the Husband and a friend who cleared the remainder of the concrete and did the planting – in the rain and mud, I might add – on Saturday.
Grow, flowers, grow!