Posted: 21/04/2012 at 18:13
Thanks for the info guys. Its nice to know your gardens as well as yourselves.
I made a mistake about my aspect, its North-West, not South-west a bit like when my driving instructor asks me to make a left turn and I go right
Ah well. A picture of my front patch which I planted up for ease and because its really crappy soil, lots of rubble and I wanted easy shrubs with lots contrast.
The Cherry tree is desperate for a pruning, that's my backside up a ladder in early summer! Its as tall as the house! As is the Ceanothus which is famous in my neighbourhood when it flowers in May. I brought a 5litre pot 15yrs ago and the nurseryman told me they can die at planting, so I took a baby and the mummy plant promptly died, and this was the baby *coughs* once! It goes round the corner now!
The front has wallflowers that self sow every year, a massive Hebe and the other side you cant see has Crocosmia, Sedum, Tulips and geranium Johnson's Blue as well as a Buddleia, and a climbing rose! All plants propgated or relocated to the front garden for ease.