Here's the statue of St. Francis (patron saint of animals) Mike bought for me at a local
Mexican/Southwestern art store. It's for my 31st birthday!
Iris and blue flax in the garden:
Here I am shoveling rock for the mini-wall on Sunday:
Mike finished cutting blocks for the corners of the mini-wall:
He also finished cutting the corner blocks for the small planter:
Here's the hill in its final form for the year. We finished pulling weeds, putting down weed block, and laying 2 yards of cedar mulch. We plan to eventually put a patio where the chairs are. For now, we're just happy to have a nice spot to sit and see North Table Mountain.
A primrose on the wall: