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As the Garden Grows

Looking at old photos of the garden can really bring home how much has changed in just a few years. I've been doing just that to prepare this post of before and after wide shots of the garden. It's amazing to see plants I barely even remember growing, embarrassing and humbling to see some of the dumbfounding gardening mistakes I made, and simply astounding to see how much has changed in just a few short years. For this post I'm sharing the changes, not the embarrassing mistakes, though a few of those did slip in.

Now that the garden is "finished", at least insofar as I won't be making any new garden areas (though I do want to redo a few existing ones), and things have had a little time to grow, it's time to show the progression of this garden from mostly lawn to what it is today (and what that is, I'm not exactly sure). As the garden has changed so much in just a few years, I don't always have comparable wide shots, but I've tried to include t…

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