Decided to tackle the front yard this weekend which involved breaker bars and much shoveling. Digging through tamped down decomposed granite is bad enough until you run into a 2″ thick layer of asphalt about 8″ below the surface. Not the friendliest yard to work in.
We planted several fountain grasses and a lavender bush. We also bought some japanese sedum ground cover, but that will require amending a large area of the soil. Perhaps this next weekend, if it isn’t raining!