Follow our calendar guide to turn your common yard into an uncommon delight. Rebecca Bull Reed shares a day-by-day account of this remarkable front-yard transformation.
Photography Joseph De Sciose, William Dickey / Styling Leigh Anne Montgomery
It's getting really hot outside now, and the last thing our homeowners feel like doing is weeding, but they do after I have a cow. Both crabgrass and Dallis grass are becoming rampant. To get the situation under control, Jason, the homeowners, and I have a weeding party. It was about three hours of work, but it's done. If you work one area at a time rather than skipping around, it's faster and more efficient. It's also easier if you stay on top of the task by doing a little each day.