Outdoor plans and questions
The weather around here has finally warmed up enough that I ventured outside to think about some outdoor projects I’d like to tackle this spring and summer. As usual, the project list in my head is far greater than the finances and time I have available to complete it. But I did narrow the list down to a few projects I believe I can knock out this year.
You may not notice from the photo, but our front porch needs repainted, particularly the stairs. I’m excited about this project because I think I’m going to change the color of the floor and stairs. More details on that coming really soon. 😉
My measly attempt at landscaping this area of our yard last year has not panned out so well. I’m open for any suggestions for trees and shrubs that are inexpensive, fast-growing and/or offer thick ground cover.
I’m at a bit of a loss for ideas about how to landscape this side of our house. I’d like some sort of evergreen that grows high – but not very wide – to cover the radon venting system (the white pipe). Again, any suggestions for plants and shrubs that would work for this spot are much appreciated. Note: They must be able to thrive in our central Pennsylvania climate.
Finally, I’d like to paint this side door to match my faux wood finish front door. And I’d like to add something on the left to mask the electrical stuff. Any ideas about what could work for that? Maybe a DIY trellis?
So there’s the short list of some upcoming projects that are churning around here. Have you made any plans for outdoor DIY projects yet this year?