Posted: 02/05/2014 at 10:04
Yes you'll piss the ants off, but they'll be fine and move around the garden. There's no need to be concerned about them.
That garden's got huge potential and it's obviously had some money spent on it in the past - those steps and rocks will have cost quite a bit. Dig the soil over, incorporate lots of organic matter - manure, compost etc and plant some herbaceous perennials and small shrubs - check how much sunlight the different parts of the garden gets so you don't plant sun - lovers in the shade - and yes, get that sycamore out now!!!
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