"@Cathy...I think maybe I will have to get some sort of fencing up. My deer are eating everything that is popping up. But I do love to watch them. Don't have a fountain but several bird baths they they empty every day."
"Question: I have two (free) manure options: quail manure or horse. I have some ok soil, some hard clay and some pretty good soil. No one has gardened on this land so I'm starting from, pardon the expression - scratch.
"I grow them in two spots under my eaves here in the Pacific NW. They moved themselves by reseeding out from under the roof! The happier of the two likes dry, hot but afternoon shade. I cut them back after flowering & they grew new leaves again…"