"Moat"

With 17 days until the Homes By Architects Tour, we are working hard to get to a presentable point.  Today, I finished the front yard sod and completed the landscape-free zone in front of the basement windows.

The stone is from Landscape & Concrete Center in Minneapolis: ¾" Dresser Trap, laid over filter fabric.

The stone is from Landscape & Concrete Center in Minneapolis: ¾" Dresser Trap, laid over filter fabric.

The cobblestone edging was from the old house; salvaged from a fence base that we removed many years ago.  Note the newspapers on the picture window.  This is our son's way of telling us that he wants blinds on his bedroom windows and wants them soon.  Yes, we know...