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Planting up the new garden 1

This is the blank canvas I had to play with a year ago, surely every gardener’s dream, lots of lovely rich soil just waiting to be planted! My brief to my garden designer had been that I would do the … Continue reading

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Transformation – complete!

The first photo here is of my transformed garden one year ago today (please note any member of the Hosepipe Police checking in, I’m not contravening the ban; the photo is 12 months old!)  The landscapers had packed away their … Continue reading

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Transformation – days 5 & 6

By now the garden was really starting to take shape; the brick paths and sitting area were completed, the railway sleepers for the raised bed were in and it had been filled with compost, and the posts and ropes for … Continue reading

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Transformation – day 4

Back in 2011, April 26 saw the fourth day of work in the garden, and now it really began to take shape.  There were four guys working on it, the landscaper and his labourer, plus two brilliant bricklayers who were … Continue reading

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Transformation – days 2 & 3

Lots of progress made in two days, and what was most exciting was that the impact plants I’d selected were delivered.  In the plan my designer had placed 5 plants at various intersections of the path, punctuation points so to … Continue reading

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