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21/05/2014 at 17:38

..very nice....lots of things going on there... I always use pea shingle to break up ground - lots of it... it makes a world of difference when you try to plant something...

21/05/2014 at 19:38

Hi our front garden is west/ south west have loads of peonies and the neighbours have a huge camellia, I planted mine in front too but it,s tiny yet

30/05/2014 at 20:39

I think it will take another year for the peonies, but thankyou Salino, will vermiculite or perlite do the same job?


30/05/2014 at 22:15

Hello Ogster,

Yes it will, but you don't need it and they are both expensive  - the sand will provide the drainage and the horse muck the goodness.  Keep it well watered, especially if we get some sun! What you have planted looks lovely already - it's so nice to see a bit of greenery instead of a lot of paving in front gardens - good luck.

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