|Berberis Pinnata (Mahonia) an exciting discovery, growing|
just below Fire Place Plaza
A related task was the inventory and assessment of Restoration Bed 6 (just above the fireplace) that could tell us which of our plantings had been the hardiest survivors and therefore which natives to consider "matrix" varieties for further restoration planting down the hill. Here, briefly, is what we found:
Not as energetic, but firmly present nevertheless, California brome (Bromus carinatus) has also reseeded. In the Fall this annual is spent. We will be interested to see how quickly it sprouts in the late Winter or Spring.
|Replacing the old worn stairs |
to Fire Place Plaza.