Monday, May 8, 2017

Follow the path...

The dogs seem happy with the new path ! Once again, I went out and pulled up all the  steps . I did such a  sloppy job last year, thinking I'd go back and level and space them out . I never did !
This time I made a nice even clearing , I  carefully laid them out . Then I got Philip out with spirit level in hand …he is so much better at this point .

This had me searching for photos of the path when it was steps and ground cover, which all died one nasty winter. So, it was back to the drawing board . I've never been able to get anything growing around the steps since .  So out it all came, and I've been reworking them over and over again.
And the planting has all changed , the path has narrowed quite a lot . Wild strawberries seem to taking over the edging . I hope this  is it …. .

3 comments:

  1. Wasn't that where your Leptinella squalida 'Platt's Black' was growing? It died? But it was so beautiful!! Well so is the new path and the abundant plantings. The garden marches on...

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    1. Lori, Thank you for reminding me…'Platt's black". I couldn't remember the name . Yes, It mostly died a few winters ago , sad , yes , but I think it was intending to take over the garden !

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  2. Nice, graceful curves to your new path. I hate to tell you this, but "this", whatever it is, is never "it". You knew that, right?

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