2017 has been a year of such deep darkness. With no energy and no light to find my way out, my garden suffered much neglect. And like my internal world, the garden now has more empty shadows. The fencing on the south side has created a line that has stunted most of the plants used… Continue reading Shade Garden Planning 2018
Our fence really needed replaced. The old fence though was built so that light could shine through and you could see into each other’s yards. Our neighbor decided he didn’t want that kind of fence again. So now we have more shade . But new challenges mean new gardens! Here is the fence.
After many years waiting for the cash to get the patio I knew would never get done by myself, I am quite pleased with the result. Eucevio and his son did a great job, even accommodating a move of the very heavy stone stair. Here is the before and after. Now to plan the shade… Continue reading The new flagstone patio
I have a few issues in the garden. HA that’s an understatement. As a grower whose enthusiasm for planting, weeding, watering and maintenance wanes by the 3rd week in June, you can imagine all the problems my garden faces! But mainly I have issues with light. In a backyard whose privacy I love for… Continue reading Light, Reflection and Redirection