Three years ago, there was a giant cedar tree here that was unhealthy and needed to be taken down. I felt horrible having to remove it, thinking of how long it had been there and home many animals called that giant tree home. But for safety reasons, it was necessary. With it's absence, a huge covering was lifted and sun was able to reach parts that it wasn't before. And I've had fun filling the space with pretty perennials and bird feeders.
Seattle has some great garden shows throughout the season. My favorite one, Sorticuluture, is coming up this weekend. It's held in my hometown, just up the road from me. If you're lucky enough to live in the Seattle area, I encourage you to attend! I always find fun things to add to my garden, plants and garden art that you wouldn't find in regular nurseries. Three of my favorites that are in this little corner are Meadow Rue Anne, Dwarf Ranunculus, and a copper bird feeder.
Happy Gardening, Friends!