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Ruth K, My Garden (EX18)

Styles: English cottage, Rural

Soil types: Clay, Loamy

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained

Soil pH: Neutral

Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: South, East

Exposure: Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)

A very well-stocked secluded garden on different levels, the stone house wall is covered with wisteria, roses, clematis and honeysuckle. French windows open onto a terrace with a wrought iron balustrade; steps lead down to a small circular lawn with a stone sundial. As well as borders along both sides of the garden, there are three circular raised beds with brick elevations and two rectangular ones in stone. At the end of the garden a large flowerbed is divided with a picket fence, beyond which is a five foot drop to the walled parking area. The planting extends round the top of these walls.

Ruth K's garden plan

 

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Ruth K

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About me
I moved to Devon in November 2011 and have a lovely garden which has been well planned and cared for up to about a year ago. I'm not sure what's going to appear as the seasons unfold - exciting!

Gardening expertise
Newbie

Biggest gardening accomplishments
Saving my stone cottage from an amorous wisteria without resorting to violence!

Biggest gardening frustrations
Couch grass and opportunistic ivy.

The gardening project I am currently working on
Having successfully sorted out my climbing roses and wisteria, I'm renovating a flower bed which was full of couch grass and a baby oak tree!

Ruth K's forum posts

Re: Aster consumption
Sun. 25th August 2013 14:04

 

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