Monday, March 2, 2015

Steady as a Rock (A Rocky Garden Update)

It has been over a year since my last post but to me it seems like it's been several years.

In my October 2013 post, I wrote about the new garden that Mom was working on during that time. The area was abundant with rocks and so she utilized them in the garden, which made me call it the "Rocky Garden". You can read the post by clicking here.

A path inside the Rocky Garden in early 2014.

A year ago, the plantings were still very sparse because the garden was just beginning to take shape. There were more rocks than plants. Little by little new plants were added and recycled concrete slabs were laid for foot paths. Now it looks more like a garden. These pictures below were taken last December, 2014.

In our part of the country, December is always a cool and wet month. But the plants above are definitely enjoying the season, as one familiar seasonal song suggests "T'is the season to be jolly..."