When we moved into the house, it wasn't bad. There were 3 bushes along the front of the house, but I don't like bushes, so those were on the list to go. This is what our house looked like from the curb as of last year.
project page. But for ease, I'll put them here too:
build a patio on the front of the house
dedicated space for recycling bins
hostas by sidewalk
As you can see, we've made good progress. All that's left is to plant some hostas and lay a patio and plant a bush. This is largely because of my mother. The woman is incredible. In just over one day, we got this done:
This was a big project I wanted to get done before C's party. I can't wait to see it lined with balloons on party day :)