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lawn vs border area coverage in garden

Posted: 28/12/2016 at 17:48

i think you need some shrubs under the trees to make that area balanced, otherwise its like 2 separate things, the flat bit at the bottom and leaves at the top. Fillers-in required to make it look more together.. Nice sized patch you've got there for a city garden.


I'll leave you to the experts now.

lawn vs border area coverage in garden

Posted: 28/12/2016 at 17:01

I'm no garden designer but there are some forum members that are very good. If you can post a pic or two of your garden, indicate which direction it faces and say what the soil is like I'm sure you'll get lots of suggestions.

lawn vs border area coverage in garden

Posted: 28/12/2016 at 16:30

I'd be afraid of ending up with that as well


There are no rules, it's your garden. You don't have to have a lawn though it's nice to have somewhere to sit. A bit of paving would do.


Looking at that photo there doesn't appear to be any permanent planting, all bedding, so you'd have nothing in winter, you need a shrub or some.

Lawn to meadow

Posted: 28/12/2016 at 16:25

I THINK YOU'VE COVERED IT THERE PANSYFACE.


THE  SOIL WILL BE FULL OF WEED SEEDS TO COMPETE WITH WHAT YOU SOW. WILD FLOWER MEADOWS AREN'T AN EASY OPTION EVEN WHEN YOU'VE WORKED OUT WHICH TYPE YOU WANT. WITHIN THE PERENNIAL MEADOW THERE IS ALSO A CHOICE. SPRING FLOWERING, YOU MOW FROM MID-SUMMER OR AFTER THE PLANTS SET SEED,  AND LATE FLOWERING, WHERE YOU MOW UNTIL SUMMER. THAT'S SIMPLIFYING IT A BIT

Calling Bensmith412

Posted: 27/12/2016 at 20:39

CALM DOWN PANSYFACE AND STAY OFF THE BOOZE NOW

Treated hyacinth bulbs outside now

Posted: 27/12/2016 at 20:31

if your weather is like ours I think the shock will be too much for the flowers though the bulbs should survive unless it gets even colder with all day frosts and the pot, bulb and compost freeze solid

Calling Bensmith412

Posted: 27/12/2016 at 20:11

I NEVER FOLLOW THE LINKS PANSYFACE  DIDN'T REALISE HE WAS ELSEWHERE

Calling Bensmith412

Posted: 27/12/2016 at 19:52

Hi Ben, are you going to rake up all our old threads and put your advert on them. 

Elegant Water Features

Posted: 27/12/2016 at 19:45

how did I know this was going to be an ad.? 

Sweet Woodruff

Posted: 27/12/2016 at 17:17

Sounds good to me


Happy new Year

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