Five years ago when I applied to HGTV for our new house. We were first time homeowners and needed help. There was a new show called Dear Genevieve featuring Genevieve Gorder, formerly of the TLC show Trading Spaces. They were looking for families in the New York tri-state area, so I gave it a go.
I did say “oooooo” and “ahhhh” a lot as there were several minutes of film time to fill for the reveal. The transformation was impressive though, with bamboo and other shrubs hiding the ugly fences and a place to sit to enjoy the yard. We appreciated the hard work everyone did, and five years later my husband has kept up the yard (he’s the green thumb in the family).
We did suffer a set back when Superstorm Sandy hit last year. Our neighbor’s tree crashed into our house and also the deck. Fortunately we had kept in touch with the original deck builder, and he was able to repair the deck and make it look like new.
Watch our HGTV Dear Genevieve Video Clip Here: