The gate was installed this week: The landscaping was chosen too. Here is the left side of the entry, before any plants or trees (and just before gate was installed): And, landscaping in progress: Dave on his new tractor:
Right side of entry: the gate pillar done, and trees/shrubs will go in this week, as well as finishing up the culverts: Left side of gate. Dave had the hydro-seeding done a bit more organically on both sides, to create a more natural easing into the mulched and planted areas near the gate. I think that will look so good.