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Posted: 12/10/2013 at 02:26
Thanks fort he advice guys. It may seem very basic to you all but this is great information for someone like me. I didn't realise there was so much to gardening but excited to see what results i can achieve. This weeks job....PH Test !

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Posted: 11/10/2013 at 21:27
The lady wants a garden which has colour and flowers all year round. As I have zero idea about gardening is this even possible? the garden is south facing and pan flat. it has no other features apart from the flowers/plants

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Posted: 11/10/2013 at 21:24
The plant that seems to flourish is Sedum Autumn Joy. What other types of plants are good in such conditions?

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Posted: 11/10/2013 at 21:11
The soil seems to quite loose and very dark, almost black. I would guess that it drains quickly. For years the owner had fresh top soil delivered on an annual basis. As I've loosened up he soil the by raking and turning it over the level seems to rise in just a few weeks. I guess the soil is quite deep

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Posted: 11/10/2013 at 21:08
Today I planted some bulbs i picked up from local supermarket. Grape Hyacinths, Crocus, poppy anemone and snowdrops.

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Posted: 11/10/2013 at 20:59
I do have a photo but struggling to upload it from my phone. There is Rhodedendrum shrub with red flowers. There are some ground cover plants (don't know their name). There are a couple of rose plants, and some flowers I've managed to salvage from another garden. Black Eyed Susan is the closest i got to identifying them. There is one plant that seems to thrive. It has little pink five/six petals flowers and rubbery looking stem and leaves.

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Posted: 11/10/2013 at 20:47
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Posted: 11/10/2013 at 20:46
The garden I look after is 6m wide and 8 m long. Consists of only soil with several plants scattered around. A 900mm wide concrete flag path runs down the centre for axis. How can I make the soil more fertile?

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Posted: 11/10/2013 at 20:39
Hi, I've recently been landed with the task of tending to garden of an elderly relative who is no longer able to look after it herself. I've never gardened before and actually four d I really enjoy it but i'm absolutely clueless. I would be grateful of any help i can be given and thank you for your patience.
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