New Features We’ve Added to Our Home

Ever since we moved into our neighborhood two years ago, my wife and I have been extremely excited about improving upon our home and garden. We come from families where we didn’t have yards and gardens to play with while growing up. When we moved from our family homes, we lived in college dorms for the first few years that we knew each other. After we got married, we decided to get a house with a yard because we wanted to have a dog, and we know that dogs like to have a yard to play. Also, we wanted a yard for gardening purposes. Our dog has dug up some of our flowerbeds since we’ve moved into our new home, but we usually get along when it comes to enjoying the outdoors together.

New Features We've Added to Our Home

The dog usually likes to stay on the deck that extends from our kitchen down into the backyard. The entire yard is fenced in, so we don’t mind leaving the kitchen door open. There is a small flap on the bottom of the screen door that allows the dog the freedom to come and go as he pleases, so we will often look out the window to see our dog enjoying a cool breeze in the backyard. He uses the backyard more than either of us use it.

However, we’ve had to set limits to where the dog is allowed to go in the backyard. He started digging up plants in the flowerbed, so I had to install chicken wire around the flowerbed to keep our dog from going into the effort of digging up the beautiful flowers when the bloom. The chicken wire gives the backyard a charming vibe that we are proud of finding, so we have considered putting that same type of fencing in …

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