21 april 2017: an ode to my pickax

AKA the weekend in which i planted ALL OF THE THINGS. all of my birthday trees have arrived and are in the ground!

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malus ‘lullabye’
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malus ‘golden galaxy’
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woodland combo of trillium, phlox, gallium odoratum and asclepias variegata…

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which will hopefully grow in and eventually look more like this…
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magnolia ‘purple star power’; magnolia ‘judy zuk; magnolia ‘kiki’s broom’
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i also continued working on this shaded area…
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…which is inspired by this grouping, from david culp’s ‘the layered garden’, of trillium lutea, lily-of-the-valley ‘golden slippers’, pulmonaria ‘silverado’ and dicentra gold hearts.

steps:  16,045
miles:  6.5

 

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