. . . and taking notes. We have a very shady lawn, and the high-light spots are at a premium. Hosta do very well, but I like raspberries and apple trees, and so today I’m going out into the lawn every hour and taking a snapshot of the light, ending once and for all the discussion Guy and I are having over “is there enough light?” -laugh-
We’re trying to put in the last of the borders, and the depth of the beds will depend upon what’s going in. It also looks like I’m going to have to cave and plant Yew as a foundation plant at the end of the drive. I like boxwood better for a low-light situation, but I’ve used a lot of that already. I wouldn’t mind some Holly, but apparently MI winters have been tending to be too dry for them to thrive. I might go ahead and get them anyway, just to be contrary. I’ve got a narrow set of parameters, and not a lot of choices. (no more than 5 ft tall, low light, evergreen)
Still no female pumpkin flowers. I’m starting to get worried . . .
The world book is going good, and I should finish it by the end of the month. I’m working on the maps today. Joy. But seriously, if I do it right, I might have a walking tour of downtown for you, which would be very cool.