Cascara tree, 5 sword ferns, a Red Flowering Currant, a few sedges down in the bottom and there were a few Kinnikinnick. There was a row of Spirea douglasii along the front edge, and then a few more Nootka roses in front of those. (In the early days, Jeff tried weaving together the rose branches into a living fence, but that didn't work well.)
a little vegetable garden between the rain garden and the path.
|Another view in 2016. Those plants along the front side got a lot bigger than the plant directories said they would. You can barely see the house through the plants.
|Here it is in early spring 2017. Without the leaves, it didn't seem so bad.
|The big hole is from the elderberry root ball they removed
|It's definitely starting to look less overgrown.
Summer Wine Ninebark for the space. We love the burgundy color. This should fill in nicely over the next couple of years.