In May/June, Jeff planted the parking strip.
|This is how it looked when initially planted|
|This is how it looks today. The plants that lived seem really happy.|
|This is how the rain garden looked with the huge thimbleberry plants.|
|Here it is today. The thimbleberry still pops up once in a while, but we'll keep after it.|
|This is how the area looked in Aug. What a mess.|
|Planted with two small paw paw trees and quite a few shade-loving perennials (mostly hosta|
and ferns). Hopefully, they have time to get established enough to survive the winter.
In September, we put in the Hidden Garden behind the garage.
|Here it is in late-May, after 8 hours of clearing out the shoulder-high weeds/blackberries,.|
|This is the Hidden Garden a few days ago. Right now, it's buried in so many leaves, it's hard to see where the plants are. We're going to have to get out there and rake up the leaves or our new plants will get smothered over the winter.|
I hope to continue our good momentum this winter. I'd like us to work on garage organization, as well as a few small salvage wood building projects, especially building stairs for the shed.