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DIY yard makeover: front to back

A Bay Area couple learn the joys of sweat equity as they landscape the home of their dreams

DIY Yard Makeover: The front yard
Photo by Thomas J. Story, styling by Emma Star Jensen

The front yard

Traversed by a concrete stairway—that sleekhandrail is ipe wood—the yard is now home to veggie beds, water-wise plants, and “endlessmulch”—all of it built, planted, or spread by Lisa Wong Jackson and Nick Jackson.

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