Last time I posted the full reveal of our outdoor patio makeover (don’t continue if you haven’t read that post) for the backyard. Today, I am back with full details on the plant selections and my approach to establishing new beds, especially a shade garden.
The overarching goal of this landscaping plan was to create an enveloping retreat around the patio with a mixture of unique and traditional shade garden plants. Our backyard is not completely private, but the neighbors are far enough away and there is a sufficient amount of trees to certainly feel like they aren’t staring out at you.
However, the hope is that as the plantings grow in the next few years the garden will eventually make this area feel more concealed and even more like a destination.… [Read More]