Wish I would have know this trick over 4 years ago. It would have saved countless hours of taking sod out & would have produced healthy soil also! Put cardboard & compost over grass in fall & by spring... you have healthy beds to plant in!
Large-leafed hostas sit at the feet of an arched-top arbor that frames the gate. Lovely purple clematis climbs over the arch. A very pretty sight and apparently entrance to the rest of the garden or the backyard.
Rock garden plants in stone crevices including Alpines, mix, in stone wall tower (Lewisia, phlox, sempervivum, Silene acaulis Francis Copeland' etc.). gowing vertically in nooks and crannies, variety of flowering and foliage