I finally planted them out late this morning too. I made a quick bed by the front sidewalk. Again, RoundUp was used a while ago to kill the creeping grasses and weeds. I used the pitchfork to turn the soil to a depth of 6". I added two bags of topsoil and watered well. Good drainage at least. After putting in the plants, I added two bags of mulch, one hardwood, one cypress. Broken bags are half price.
Hosta, impatiens, coleus.
Finally, I planted a pan of wintersown hosta in the empty spaces. They are still tiny, about the size of a silver dollar, maybe.
Though not happy with the front bed, this does continue the purple, foliage, shade theme I have going on opposite the sidewalk.
It's 82 and mostly sunny. Back to work.