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Cotswold Cottage
Verdigris Courtyard
Astroturf!
The Shared Urban Garden
The multi-functional small urban garden
Unknotting a riverside garden
The Long, Thin, Lost Garden
An Urban Courtyard
The "Nowhere-to-Sit" Garden
Developing a Six-acre Garden
A New Border

 

A New Border...
While I'm all in favour of evolution in the garden, taking the long-term view and letting a garden develop, when it comes to individual borders this can allow your garden to underachieve, to say the least: a gift of a plant here, something that looked nice at a plant sale there, your neighbours' cast-offs and of course bulbs everywhere... and nothing much to look at once July is over. Ripping out and starting again, planting to a theme, with respect for height and spread and flowering time can achieve startling results...

border border maturing

border flowers

 


border before

border 1

border 3

 

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