Cucumbers like it hot ~~ Lettuce likes it cool and shady. But with a trellis, they're perfect companions! Use a slanted trellis to grow your cucumbers and you’ll enjoy loads of straight, unblemished fruit. Plant lettuce, mesclun, or spinach in the shady a
with Echinacea! Autumn Joy Sedum, Echinacea/Purple Cone Flower, Russian Sage/Pervoskia atriplicifolia and Joe Pye weed/Eupatorium purpureum. Possibly asters in the foreground, Persicaria amplexicaulis middle right?
grows anywhere, even in poor, dry, sandy soil where other ground covers fail. Spreads lavishly, needs little attention and flowers profusely with little care. Zones: Light: Full Sun to Full Partial Shade
Path and steps - I like this idea for an entry to the front door. with a raised planter that recesses to the yard which I would level off completely with the sidewalk. Might work since house is French looking. Lots of work!