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Terrace garden and Steps

Combining both fucntion and beauty, an overgrown slope that was a challenge to mow and maintain was turned into a beautiful terraced garden.
The garden
planted with 100% native plants incorporates a diverse number of plants, both shade tolerant and full sun

parmelee terrace
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The central steps allow easy movement from the upper yard to the lower.


An assortment of hardy native perennials, shrubs and a Smoke tree provide color throughout the season.

Species shrub list includes: Smoke tree, Sweet spire, Summersweet, Oakleaf hydrangea, Fothergilla, Fragrant sumac 'Gro-low', Black chokeberry, Bush honeysuckle, St johnswort
Flowers: Summer phlox, Red baneberry, Blood root, Foam flower, Black cohosh, Wild ginger, Goldenseal, Zig zag golden rod, White wood aster, False solmoon seal,
Wild geranium