I got a lot done over the holiday weekend! Or should I say, my friends and I got a lot done. I sent out a mass text to friends to see if anybody wanted to come over and help me garden/drink vodka lemonades/enjoy a fire. To my surprise I had a lovely turnout. I love my friends.
First, this little project had been driving me CRAZY for three years. My honeysuckle had been growing quite awesomely up the drain spout for a long time and was super gorgeous and lush. But then it got too heavy and slid down and sat there that way for a long time. So, I went to Home Depot on Saturday afternoon and bought some trellis. They had 6 feet ones and 3 feet ones, so I bought two of each. They needed to be modified and secured together. Adam Gray and his screw gun to the rescue! YAY!
This was the funnest part -- I planted several hostas on the side of my house a few years back and they did so well that they got a little cramped and needed to be split. Plus I HATE mowing that tiny strip of grass. So I called my neighbor and asked her permission to remove all the grass and spread the garden across with a stepping stone path. She agreed to it and look how cute!!! Nancy and Heather and I whipped this one out: