Moving to the Upper Garden, Black eyed Susans bring lots of temporary yellow.
Black eyed Susans backed with Vetiver grass whose tips bend over in the breeze.
The recent prolonged winter that we've almost forgotten by now damaged many Cycads in this area.
Amy asked when a garden is finished. Mine's finished. (Do you believe that?) I'm editing. Beds that seemed reasonable 10 years ago are now overgrown and need making smaller.for easier maintenance.
A Poll on the sidebar asks the ideal size of a garden. The questions do not adequately cover some important aspects. Should the garden be flat, or have terraces and contours? I like a change in terrain. Stones are important to my garden along with trees, shrubs and swathes of lawn.