I re-potted a couple of the little plants I had and I also bought and planted a blackberry bush, though right now (and apparently for the next year?!) it’s just a stick with roots. This weekend, I might plant some of the summer bulbs I bought when I went to buy the plant pots, but I didn’t realize how much space they’ll need, so I’m thinking about buying some more pots. I also realized that I have two heavy-duty plant hooks already attached to the patio cover, so I might buy a couple of flowering plants to hang from them.
Another thing I found at the store was an inexpensive hammock. My hope is to make the back patio as pretty and relaxing as possible so that I spend more time outside, even if all I’m doing is lazing in the hammock with a book and a tall glass of ice tea.