Not such a bad mistake

The hosta ‘June’ I misplanted in the sun is faring pretty well despite me. It gets afternoon sun, which may yet prove to be a disaster later in the summer, but for now, it remains in shade until after 2 p.m., and the sun it does get enhances its variegation.

hosta june in sun

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Rain garden completed!

This past weekend offered the first real break in rain we have had in what seems like weeks. If I hoped to finish the rain garden this spring it had to happen now. I have enough projects around here that are three-quarters complete. Continue reading

The way of all projects?

I am keen to finish the rain garden project. I don’t have very much left to do; perhaps 25 square feet. But, as always seems to happen, a few other responsibilities have preempted that work.

I am having a large tree removed from my garden this week. Continue reading