Two years ago this month, we “remodeled” our front yard. For years we talked about adding a front deck or patio. We live on a neighbor-friendly block with kids galore so we were often out front socializing. We chatted with friends standing in the driveway or sitting on chairs in the garage. We eventually added a bench and then a swing, but what we longed for was a full-sized patio or deck.
Around the same time, it was becoming more and more difficult for my sister to access our home. Our entry way consisted of two concrete steps, original to the 50-year-old house, and her MS made it difficult for her to come and go.
We hired the talented team of Bergez and Associates and Natural Bridges Landscaping, to create our suburban paradise. We’ve found so much joy with our outdoor room! My sister can come and go unassisted, a boon to her independence. We also realized that the ramp will allow us to age in place since the house is now easily accessible.
It’s amazing to look back at the newly installed garden. The plants established beautifully.
Here’s a look: