Fast forward thirty years (ouch!) and now Mom has been adding beds of roses, hibiscus, double bridal wreath, daylillies and irises. This past weekend she had stone borders installed. She had a crew go out into the pasture and bring in white limestone rock to do all of it! Quite a job!
Okay so this the only before photo I have:
Here is the front bed half way complete:
This is the guesthouse and Mom continued the intallation of the beds down to here. It looks a little sparse right now but variagated pittosporum and yellow roses are coming soon! I am hoping for arching yellow roses to frame the main arch entrance here. (Hint, hint Mom)
Next is the corner which had a dead palm tree stump in it that had to be removed. Now you can't even tell it was here! Go Mom!
Under the elm tree was this before:
Now there is this border.
More photos to come of the completed project!
Also, this post is a part of the Between Naps on the Porch Metamorphosis Monday Party and