It is kind of plain jane...which isn't a bad thing necessarily but we need a little love. Anything in my life that I have done well has been because of interest, enthusiasm, education and practice. So here I go...
Introducing: Project Decent Yard
Here are some pics of gardens I like. I love black eyed susans. And I love the fullness of the plantings here.
And again the fullness in this one and the terrace.
I have the interest and enthusiasm. Now for the education. I found this great resource from Iowa State University for building your landscape plan. Here are some of the steps they lead you through.