Four years later, Thomas Rainer has written a book with Claudia West Planting in a Post Wild World (highly recommended if you are interested in designed plant communities) and I continue to work on the garden or what I call my Outdoor Plant Lab.
That is the only way I can look at it. Otherwise, I go crazy imagining the insane amount of work keeping quack grass and bindweed at bay. But I am starting this blog. Finally.