I adore the gradual, slinky way these bald cypress trees fill in throughout spring.
Hostas under the Japanese maple
Left side of the patio: Julianae lilac tree, purple coneflowers, daisies, sundrops, irises, tomatoes, pepper
Poor pepper is less droopy with a nice drink of water.
Right side of the patio: black-eyed susans, butterfly bush, some type of ornamental grass, lilyturf
A few of my favorite weeds