I know, I should work on making my own backyard into a secret garden. But that sounds like work. Still, I am going to have someone come in and at least make my front yard purtier. (Heh heh, she said "purtier"!) I called Chaney's nursery today and told them to "put me on the list" to do the landscaping job that Curt designed.
The only real thing I asked him to change was remove a buckthorn from the plan since it's an invasive plant in Ohio. He swapped it out with a weigela that is grafted onto a tree. A mutant plant in my front yard! Booga booga boo! Here's his vision of what my front will be: