Me too, Nancy!
Adding to this thread since I enjoyed reading what everybody was doing. Somehow I got motivated this year to do something about this straggly yard. I think the anti-procrastination challenge we had motivated me to do something about this also since I got the inside more in control.
Right now I am making a garden journal. Something to refer back to all the time. I saved the little tags that come in the plants and when I just had one of a kind I copied the back. So, now I have each plant on a different page and info about when I planted, how to water / fertilize etc. and sun and freeze requirements... I gotta keep all this stuff alive and not
let them go like I did the last time. This is too much work to do over!
Got lucky, I'd lost one tag and didn't remember its name so I looked it up on the receipt and googled it and the store and up came the plant: Salvia Splendens and so now I have that information too. I don't think the outside of our house has ever looked this good, since we moved in here. Looking up the plants I've been finding info about how to divide if I need to etc. I'm determined if a plant isn't doing good one place, move it to another with less/more sun. Wish me luck!