Posted: 21/05/2014 at 10:16
My garden was pretty much a wasteland when I got the house in 2001 and half of it was a meadow for hay (it had been part of the field behind). The only thing left from before is the pear tree which was only about 5' high then. Everything else was bought or sown from seed, but now I have discovered how to do cuttings there will be no stopping me. I am pretty ruthless about digging things out that have outstayed their welcome, but usually find a home for them in a neighbours garden. I wanted rid of a big houseplant once and simply put it outside the gate with a sign saying 'FREE' and it was gone by the next day!
I don't think a garden is a static thing; plants het destroyed by a cold winter or don't like where they are situated and curl up and die.
Frank, I was interested to read how often you have moved some plants; I always do it with great trepidation and am very surprised if they survive, any tips on this?