Posted: 04/05/2014 at 19:56
Thanks all - rather pleased myself. The motivation is to cut down on the area we need to repave when we finally get rid of the concrete. Plants will need to be deer proof - even though it is right outside our front door, they still regard it as their smorgasbord. So a few shrubs for structure, ferns and hostas (its quite shady) and some of my acers. Interested to hear that polemonium might be worth a try Lizzie.
Had a long list of things to do in the garden today - did none as i kept getting side tracked - but productive nonetheless. Weeded another 1000 oak saplings (felt like it) and then carefully repotted the oak tree i am nurturing from a special acorn....... the irony did not escape me