Landscape species, if not native, were chosen for hardiness in Maine's Zone 5A climate. Himalayan birches, Fraser firs, Red Veined Enkianthus, Rubel and Chippewa blueberries, Interrupted ferns and a Kousa dogwood, replanted from its original location, are among standout varieties.
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(BACKYARD) Small front yard landscaping made simple. This attractive exposed aggregate driveway with a simple rock garden will require almost no maintenance. A small dry creek bed has been added for drainage from the side of the house.