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Posted: 25/08/2012 at 22:23

Wow were my first words too! i love it but the creeping buttercups almost saw me off! The stream only comes when there is major rain, like the recent monsoons. so i have actually dug a french drain that takes the majority away. we have a bog end to the pond that houses the last of the tadpoles, and baby frogs, currently feeding the local heron first thing in a morning. I tried to post pics but failed will keep trying, then you will see the enormity of the task. i have 2 children, a dog, ducks and chickens(when the fox leaves us be)

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Posted: 23/08/2012 at 21:51

thats great thanks for the advice,  you can get very overwelmed.

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Posted: 22/08/2012 at 22:59

I have a very large garden. we moved in to an overgrown jungle 2 years ago, well not literally, there is a house too. I cut down the sick trees, leaving others around the perimeter, these include, lime, oak, horse chestnut and oakbeam. from perimeter to house leaves a valley in the middle. We have tried to fill in the valley, only finding that when we have heavy rain a stream returns( which was there before the houses were built) i have put in raised beds, fruit trees, 25 ft wildlife pond and so far minimal flower beds, but when i think about how to landscape it, i just cant see any shape that would fit. It has 3 levels, from the house you can see all 3 levels ruling out secret pathways to seating areas etc. I just cant see it finished, i have no vision of how it should be. i can organise areas, just not as a whole, Its mainly just me and there is always a budget. please help....  

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