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Ta-da! The Planted Fern Bench

The fern bench is fully planted and enjoying some fall rain to get it off to a good start. There will be some plant changes around the bench, as well, as the ‘Autumn Dig’ begins in earnest. Planted in the bench are the following plants: Blechnum...

BurnOut is a Bust

After spending nearly $100 in BurnOut to kill 800 s.f. of lawn, I have to report that it is a bust. I have new grass growing in, but worse, is that it did not kill the Buttercup weed (which it touts it will kill). I’ll have to check to see if it has killed all...

Garden lights up my life

Recently, I asked one of our local lighting experts to install some ‘temporary’ lighting into my garden for an annual APLD Oregon member dinner in the garden. It was intended to be part ambiance and part learning experience for members. It’s been so...

An Old Bench is New Again

Let’s face it. Garden benches wear out over time when exposed to the elements. I have a lovely twig bench that I just can’t bear to turn into firewood. But I can’t sit on any more and neither can anyone else. So I decided to turn the seat portion...