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Elizabeth Richards, My Garden (GL55)

Styles: Conservation and restoration, Courtyards and small terraces, English cottage, Rural, Water, Wildflower

Soil types: Clay, Loamy

Soil drainage: Pond/In water, Well-drained

Light: Full Shade, Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: South, West

Exposure: Sheltered

Hardiness: Indoor unheated (H2), Tender in frost (H3)

Almost an acre of garden. South to south/west facing. A small river runs through it. Style: romantic, elegant, formal areas.

Elizabeth Richards's garden plan

 

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Elizabeth Richards

Elizabeth Richards

About me
Cotswold lady gardener - sharing the garden with a husband and 3 dogs. Not quite an acre. Small river runs through the garden, which is made up of lawns, wide perennial borders, ponds, wildflower area, small orchard, vegetable and cut flower garden. Summer House and greenhouse. Keen gardener - with a diploma in garden design.

Gardening expertise
Very Keen

Biggest gardening accomplishments
I have diploma in garden planting design with distinction. I have tackled several large projects in our garden of almost an acre. Have a wonderful row of pleached Hornbeams, and put in a Summer House in 2018.

Biggest gardening frustrations
Clay soil which can hard to work with. Bindwind! Not enough hours in the days in Spring

The gardening project I am currently working on
Growing vegetables - because of the Coronavirus. Spring 2020 Completely replanting a large border on the North side of the house

On the web
Twitter: @Elizabethw859

 

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