I have a flower bed that was created when we put our swimming pool in 10 summers ago. The bed abuts one corner of the pool that is edged with rocks and was designed by our pool contractor to give the pool a more natural feel. The problem is, the bed gets almost no sun.
The obligatory pool fencing was intentionally installed behind a line of burning bushes that were already in the landscape (pre-invasive species ban). The burning bushes hide the chain link fence and provide privacy. They also block nearly all the sun to the bed. (more…)