Today she sent me a series of photos of my yard from my first walk-through to last weekend, and it showed me something important: despite how relatively bad it looks currently, it looked SO much worse. I've come a long way, even if I have a long way to go.
And, again, this past weekend April 2012:
You can be sure I will post many photos this summer, as this is an early spring clean-up and it's going to be a different story when it's in full boom.
My little secret garden: you've come a long way, baby.