Garden Paving

When we moved in the garden was not in great shape. The back bed bordered with wood was rotting and full of weeds. As we dug up the weeds and carved out another bed in the front by bordering them with pavers, it was like excavating an archeological site. Tongs of toys, bricks, and stones.

I used a stamper, sand, and a level to make sure every paver was in perfectly. Once it was paved, the next step was to plant seeds! The back area would be for vegetables and herbs and the front for flowers.

I planted lots of fox gloves along the fence, wild poppies, calendula, lime green zinnia and teddy bear sunflowers. You can see some of them starting to pop up 🌱.

And here is the herb garden in progress.

See the garden later in the season in bloom here.

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I am an artist, interior design enthusiast, home renovation-attempter, and cat dad. We are fixing up our 1894 Queen Ann Victorian house in Michigan (Marc, his partner, and their adorable cat Fin). The 2,000 square foot home includes beautiful original woodwork and craftsmanship that we are restoring to its original splendor. I hope you enjoy our adventures!