Shade garden #2: east garden

With oaks and tall wax leafted ligustrum trees, no grass would grow here; mud puddles were the norm. This is how I altered it into useful area.
Shade loving plants; turf or matt block; polymeric sand w/dwarf mondo planted in a diamond pattern along the pathway.
Crepe Myrtle tree; jasmine greeting at the gated entrance.
A little sitting area among grasses, begonias and dracena, under the wax leafed ligustrum tree.
Planted a living rug of dwarf mondo between the chairs and lounge.
Bird's Nest fern flank entry; living door matt to wipe feet before walking onto the boardwalk.
A better view of the living rug.

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  • Danesh poet Danesh poet on Dec 09, 2015
    I love this patio idea. Is there any tutorial on the entire project of the living rug?

  • Sparkles Sparkles on Jun 19, 2016
    What kind of blocks did you use? How deep did you have to dig or did you lay them on top or the ground? How big of an area is this? How many blocks did you use? What was the cost? How did you get them level? How long did it take to do this project?


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