The block is 5 four-patches and 4 half-square triangles. Easy! Jacobs Ladder... link for video How-to: http://quiltingtutorials.com/browse-by-skill-level/intermediate-quilting-tutorials/jacobs-ladder-quilt/
Hosta's around a Silver Maple. They can take the root competition and dryness. The Silver Maple is the only tree you can put 12 inches of dirt max on the roots to cover the ones that pop out in the grass. The upper level of rocks has Jacobs ladder. By LORI LANDSCAPE.