We have been here almost 5 years and not to much growing has been going on. We are surrounded by trees and the sun only shines in each space for a few hours at a time. This year my sweet boys bought a shade flowering mix. William worked very hard to dig up the dirt and toil the soil. Landon gathered the littles and found rocks by the stream to outline the edges. They all worked so very hard and were proud of themselves for a job well done. Me too! The seeds are planted and now we just need the sun(we've had plenty of rain) to make those flowers rise and shone.