The chicken garden (named because it is across from the Corner Coop) has come a long way since last year. It still has a lot of filling in to do, but all the bones of the garden are there.
This garden was just a long thin stretch of over grown garden. It is still there, the current plan is to rip it up and sort through the plants in the fall. We added a walkway and a bench. I found a cheap arbor that is the perfect width. I started some morning glories and moon flowers that I hope will fill it in nicely.
The first idea was to turn it into a herb garden, but it is too far away form the house and the chickens continue to rip up. So now I am thinking more of prairie flowers with the formal hedge and arbor to keep everything.
Perennials and Shrubs
- stella-de-ora day lilies
- black eye susans
- bee balm
- Cyclamineus Narcissus 'Jetfire'
- alberta spruce
- Threadleaf Coreopsis
- leopard's bane 'little leo'
- Tuxedo Black Dianthus
- Oxeye Daisies
- PeeGee hydrangea
- Mulched with maple chips June 2010