Now that I'm done the painting I'm trying to finish up last minute garden tasks while there's still time. One main fall task that is always on my September to-do list is to re-edge the border between lawn and garden, as it makes a nice, clean line to look at in the winter times when there's no snow cover (a frequent occurence here in Calgary!) This year I'm also cutting out a bit out of the back lawn to give it a new shape according to the arc-and-tangent design theme I told you about in spring. A defined shape that looks as if it was designed, rather than randomly applied, really does make a huge difference in pulling the garden together!
Here's what this corner looked like before: