Our back yard is 64′ deep and 20′ wide. We couldn’t do anything with it until we built a brick wall to separate us from our neighbor and his horde of rats. We had to save for several years for that wall. Once it was in place, we built the back yard based on Jill’s design.
We started with this
Work through to this
And ended up with this:
With a six-foot brick wall on each side, our yard is like The Secret Garden. Jill spends a lot of time out here, tending the roses and watching the fish in our pond. Teh fountain’s gentle trickle and the shade of the maturing trees make this a haven we greatly enjoy.
Our pond offers a lot of interest. We have fish, tadpoles, snails, and frogs. Click the photo for a slide show of pond construction.