The sunnier side of the yard mid summer.
I was never big on hanging baskets, but gave them a try this year. You can see where I extended the picket fence too.
The pergola in early summer>
Adding powered lights.was a huge deal for me. Always wished for that.
The lights totally change how we relate to the yard in the evenings. It should be awesome this Fall
..I let a conspicuously out of place thistle grow next to the front door, knowing that at some point midsummer, I would routinely see goldfinches harvesting its seeds, like crack cocaine.