OUR NEW HOUSE

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Lawn redux

Lawn redux

Our front lawn had never really thrived.  It looked stressed and started developing some brown spots a few months after it was installed.  And it showed striping, with rows of greener and browner areas.   Given that our watering system was in rows under the lawn, this meant that something with the watering was wrong,Read more about Lawn redux[…]

Sign-off

Sign-off

Two weeks ago, we got the final sign-off on the project.  It came as a huge relief, as the project felt like it needed to be done. The final sign-off was a bit complicated.  Technically, all we had left to be signed off on was the landscaping.  But the landscaping sign-off was not simple, andRead more about Sign-off[…]

Yea, I took a break from blogging (and it’s been a slow couple of months)

Yea, I took a break from blogging (and it’s been a slow couple of months)

It’s been over two months since my last entry on the house progress.  It was partly the business of the holidays with six family members visiting, and Christmas with three kids, partly another major plumbing issue slash disaster, and part just plain fatigue with all things building and our house; it’s been almost three yearsRead more about Yea, I took a break from blogging (and it’s been a slow couple of months)[…]

Plants, plants, and more plants

Plants, plants, and more plants

The landscapers have installed perhaps half or more of the plants called out on the landscape plan so far.  Thinks look sparse and a bit barren, but that is just want it will look like until we get the shredded wood bark down, and things grow in a bit.