Using photos to plan ahead

I was going to do another ‘Remembering 2006’ post, when I ran across this image:

Border outside veggie garden

That area is shaping up nicely after a couple years. Eupatorium, Solidago (mostly ‘native’), ornamental grass. There’s also a nice patch of tallish Veronica that flowers in there earlier in the season, and a Molinia ‘Skyracer’ in there that’s still too small to have much impact.

But I noticed that the post and deer fencing is still pretty funky looking. If you look just to the right of the cornerpost, though, you can see an 8-foot-tall Eupatorium that did it’s first season in the vegetable garden. Here it is from the other side:

Eupatorium

I think that joepye weed just found it’s home.

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