Spruced Up Welcome Garden

yarrow, sedum, creeping lemon thyme, Alpine Aster, purple lamium, lamium ‘Herman’s Pride’, Arctostaphylos uva-ursi ‘Vancouver Jade’ ‘Vancouver Jade’ kinnikinnick or bearberry from Sunnyside Nursery (bearberry ‘variegrated’), beardtongue, iris germanica, mugwort, sticky geranium, calamagrostis (feather reed grass) ‘Karl Foerster’, pansies, angelina sedum rupestre (Angelina stonecrop), Sedum ‘Summer Glow’, Blue Spruce stonecrop, white clover, Spruced Up Welcome Garden 2011

White_Clover-003 White clover
Ajuga reptans ‘Chocolate Chip’
Penstemon_Husker_Red Penstemon digitalis ‘Husker Red’
Angelina_Sedum-011 Stonecrop Angelina
Dragons_Blood_Sedum Dragon’s Blood Sedum
Lamium_purpureum -002 Lamium

August – October 2010

Spruced Up Welcome Garden September 23, 2010 September 23, 2010. yarrow, stonecrop, sedum, creeping lemon thyme, Alpine Aster, purple lamium, iris germanica, mugwort, sticky geranium, calamagrostis (feather reed grass) ‘Karl Foerster’,

May 2010
Spruced Up Welcome Garden May 2010Spruced Up Welcome Garden May 7 2010 bswg2010_3After clearing the grass, I buried the basket and some stumps. Geotextile held some of the dirt in place. I used spiralled edging to temporarily hold the soil until the plants took hold.

2009
This corner area of grass under the large spruce tree and between the sidewalks and laneway was difficult to maintain.
Spruced Up Welcome Garden Before 2009 09 21

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