Your quest. It's coming.
That does look luxurious!
And with such a sweet companion! How great is that?
The older I get the more alluring and important shade is becoming, especially during the dog days of summer. It also means less watering. I planted a seedling Japanese Maple a few years after we moved to our current home. It's now towering and shading a whole section of garden. I love it! Your doggie looks happy with the dappled shade too.
grace, I've had shade on my mind for weeks, This small seating area is all I have. That needs to change , I'll be on the look out for those renegade maple seedlings