Our yard is looking sparse these days. I can see the neighbors house a bit too well for my liking. Let's plant trees! With so many to choose from, it is hard to know where to begin...
This article by Kate Bryant from the Portland Spaces website offers up a simple guide for selecting and planting trees in the Pacific Northwest. Fall is a great time to plant, just before the rains descend upon us.
For now, the Cornelian Cherry Dogwood has caught my eye. "Tolerates poor, dry soil" … sold!
(illustrations: Jen Davison / Portland Spaces)