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Josie George, My Garden (ST16)

Styles: Allotment or vegetable plot, Child friendly, Courtyards and small terraces, English cottage, Suburban, Wildlife

Soil types: Sandy

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained

Soil pH: Alkaline

Light: Full Shade, Full Sun, Partial Shade

Exposure: Sheltered

My tiny, enclosed back yard in a densely populated urban and quite neglected area. Mostly paved and gravel with one flower bed and lots of pots, but I'm full of plans for some raised beds built on top of some of the concreted areas. So loving having a go at growing some of my own flowers, fruit and veg and learning the basics. A little haven for me and my young son who is enjoying learning with me. Keen to attract insects and birds to our little space and trying to plant and plan accordingly. Planting so far mostly cottage garden, fragrant and pretty with a little container veg and herb plot.

Josie George's garden plan

There is not a published plan for this garden yet.

 

Josie George

Josie George

About me
First time fledgling gardener trying to make the most of my little back yard (3x9m) that's mostly paved. Inspired by and learning from my darling mum who is a green thumb extraordinaire. Single mum to energetic young son Kai, age 5. Buddhist, artist, knitter, photographer, generally creative and quiet soul.

Gardening expertise
Newbie

The gardening project I am currently working on
First time growing vegetables in pots - strawberries, tomatoes, French beans and lettuce.

On the web
Twitter: http://twitter.com/porridgebrain

 

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