Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Front Yard - English Garden - Curb Appeal - Plan


Summer 2012
  1. Plant bulbs
  2. Clean up yard.
  3. Sprout 6-8 shade bushes for front of house.
  4. Sprout vine plants for side chain link fence.
  5. Pull out front and back chain link.
  6. Map out post holes.
  7. Pay to have 20 post holes dug, 6 drilled in concrete.  Drill concrete post hole by back garden gate.  ($100-$300)
  8. Set posts in cement ($240.00 for 7 long posts, 12 short post and 7 post caps.  Additional cost for cement uncalculated.)
  9. Put up West side fence. ($95.00 1 large panel, 1 small panel)
  10. Put up East side fence. ($150.00 2 large panels, 1 small fence panels)
  11. Get new dogs.
  12. Put up front fence.$340 (14 picket panels)
  13. Put up front gates. (unknown cost)

Fall 2012
  1. Buy/ make 3-5 planters or pots for potted bushes.
  2. Plant vines and bushes.
  3. Remove cement stairs.
  4. Put up stairs and rails.

Winter 2013
  1. Buy new mailbox
  2. Install new mailbox
  3. Plan front garden.
  4. Sprout front garden plants.

Summer 2013
  1. Plant mint in daffdil garden.
  2. Put up Trellis and bench.
  3. Prepare front garden beds.
  4. Make garden boxes.
  5. Plant front garden plants.

Fall 2013
  1. Strip paint from front door.
  2. Paint front door blue.
  3. Buy storm door ($195.00)
  4. Paint storm door blue.
  5. Buy wood for shutters.
  6. Paint wood blue.
  7. Make shutters.
  8. Install shutters.
  9. Touch up shutters.
  10. Buy white trim for front door area.
  11. Paint front door trim.
  12. Install front trim.
Winter 2014
  1. Install new lights in the front yard. ($150)

1 comment:

Jeanine said...

Things I have completed on this list so far.

Plant 1/2 bulbs
Clean up yard.
Plan Chain Link fence
Put up temporary fencing on the east and west sides
Get new dogs
Make 3 planter pots
Plan front garden
Buy wood for shutters