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lawn vs border area coverage in garden

Posted: 29/12/2016 at 13:11


I've been lost in gardens for years

lawn vs border area coverage in garden

Posted: 29/12/2016 at 09:49

Newb


If you go here


http://www.ngs.org.uk/


put London (or anywhere else of your choice) into the left hand search box, then click 'all dates' when that comes up. All the NGS open gardens in your area will come up. Click on any of them and most will have several photos of the garden. You can ignore the stately homes there are plenty of normal sized gardens

Calling Bensmith412

Posted: 28/12/2016 at 21:35

 


Does advertising like this have a good result. I've often wondered?

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

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