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Alan Graham, Front garden (BR6)

Styles: Suburban

Soil types: Chalky, Clay

Light: Partial Shade

Aspect: West

Exposure: Exposed

A fight between garden and driveway, neither have won yet... The ever increasing number of cars and yellow line in the street forces a change to the front garden. Up comes the concrete, down goes a more permeable cobble paving. The remains of the grass will need to change to gravel with planting. The flower beds will become raised and more defined adding a bed under the bay window. Great work by Russ & Liz from Greenroom Landscaping. Now I have to keep it looking great...

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Alan Graham

Alan Graham

About me
Having a BA in Garden Design doesn't make me a gardener. Having won Top Gold with my garden Paradox at the Kent County Show 2010 doesn't make me a gardener. Spending time in the garden doesn't either. Maybe this website will...

Gardening expertise
Hate Gardening

Biggest gardening accomplishments
Winning Top Gold for my first (and only) show garden called Paradox at the Kent County Show 2010, for Hadlow College.

Biggest gardening frustrations
Dodgy knees and a bad back...

The gardening project I am currently working on
Trying to weed my front garden. Finally extracted a Ford Ka that has grown where the lawn should be! Needed a plan to stop another taking root! Before this happened a Morris Minor started to grow. A new layout was needed and now, with much help from


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