Thursday, March 31, 2016

Preparing Sun Garden for Planting; March 2016

This 20 x 20 foot area had not been weeded and maintained for quite a while.
The plan is to put in grasses and native plants that can tolerate dry sun, while creating a screen, habitat and visual interest.
First, the old Boxwood and Korean Holly came out.
Perennial weeds and stuff was dug out.
Soil raked and sifted for rocks:
150 buckets of rocks came out of this little area - about 4,500 pounds!
(Luckily, they found a willing home protecting a stream bank from erosion)
Stay tuned for planting next month.

 Norman Jake and Alan successfully hauling off the trophy stump.
Below, mostly finished grading.  Waiting for plant delivery.

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