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Ali Pj, My Garden (GU10)

Styles: Allotment or vegetable plot, Conservation and restoration, English cottage, Wildlife

Soil types: Chalky, Clay

Soil drainage: Well-drained

Light: Partial Shade

Aspect: North

Exposure: Exposed

Hardiness: Indoor heated (H1), Tender in frost (H3)

North West Facing, 130 feet long approx, Ranging from 50ft to 70ft wide. Mostly lawn but several feature flower beds that are new and currently maturing; oriental grass, rose, cottage style, rockery, shaded area, herbs, vegetable allotment, strawberry planters. BBQ pit, Wendy house, potting shed. Backs on to meadow land and set in the Surrey Hills "area of outstanding beauty" Picture shows only half of the garden as you cant see the other half due to overgrown fir hedges. Will upload more pictures soon. Major excavation over the last 2 years due to it being rather too mature. 6 Lawson Hedges (20ft tall) removed. Its been a project! The list is endless. Small allotment area at back. Currently experimenting with "home grown".

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Ali Pj

Ali Pj

About me
Self taught gardener. Never plan, just have ideas and see if they work. Some do, some dont. Inspired by my mum who was an amazing gardener. She taught me everything i know. Will spend every waking hour in the garden given the choice! Its my pride and joy.

Gardening expertise
Very Keen

Biggest gardening accomplishments
Our latest garden and finally after 2 years getting to the stage where we can "potter" and enjoy. Getting my partner involved and loving how much he is enjoying it. A complete garden novice!

Biggest gardening frustrations
rye grass weeds and bind weed

The gardening project I am currently working on
Oriental Grasses now installed in to Belfast sinks. Next project not known but i am sure it wont be long before i think of something! In the future.... a new patio and a sleeper edging to a sloped flowerbed

Ali Pj's forum posts

Re: Re: Repeat Flowering Esla Spath??
Thu. 24th June 2010 08:42

Repeat Flowering Esla Spath??
Wed. 23rd June 2010 10:24

 

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