I finally tested the dirt even though I knew what it'd be; it couldn't be more alkaline, my color chart doesn't get any greener than this:
Then there are seeds. Mistflower (eupatorium), then tube clematis super close up, then two shots of maiden grass. You only get close up shots cuz the garden is new, and so not much to see. And the last pic... many nights ago we had a fire--I took a photo so that I could make my own cable access show for the holidays.