Attention, talented and creative Grumpians! Jennifer in Wilmington, North Carolina hates the bushes in front of her house and desperately needs your suggestions. She writes:
Dear Grumpy Gardener,
We have too much green in the beds in front of our house. Boxwoods (not doing well in this location), with Indian hawthorns in front of the boxwoods (previously “rounded” to look like green meatballs), and monkey grass in front of the hawthornes. Can you give us some suggestions for adding color and a solution to the hawthorns shaping or placement? Thanks!
Here is what she’s dealing with:
The other side:
How about it, faithful readers? How would you redesign this planting to be more interesting, less green, and less meatballish? Let Jennifer and the Grump hear from you.