I like rock gardens, and good thing I do because it looks like we certainly have the rocks for it. When we first encountered the backyard, covered with trees and vines, that we were walking on such a thin veneer of soil. Today, the backyard looks like a lunar colony exploded, and to restore our concrete jungle’s former lush and verdant qualities, it’s going to take some strategic thinking.
On one drizzly morning, we went to Casa Nana to meet the person in charge of designing our landscape. She called over the foreman to tell him we wanted to have stakes banged into the ground. The look on the foreman’s face was priceless. Shock, annoyance, and then resignation. I couldn’t [Read more…]