Let me introduce you to the saga of our sidewalk. We're talking about 40 feet of property. The front half is our front yard. The back half was a sidewalk, approximately 4 feet wide from street to house. We have no reason to have a sidewalk, plus it was ugly, and plants would look so much nicer... Good ideas seem so easy in my head! Here's a sneak peek into our progress.
Part I. Sidewalk Before
I've said it before that we live in an unconventional neighborhood. Across the street, there's a chicken feed plant, railroad tracks, and an apartment complex (plus a really tasty restaurant!) in an old feed and seed building. To the left is a poultry plant (they freeze and package chicken , which means lots of semi-trucks). To the right is an old house that has been
subdivided into four apartments. Behind us is a single family home and a legit neighborhood. Really all you need to remember from that description is the fact that there are big trucks. And as you can see from these pictures, said trucks have a tendency to miss the street and drive on our property. Our sidewalk had to bear the brunt of it, and cracked into a bunch of tiny pieces... not quite the look we're going for.