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jaytee, Ivy Cottage Garden, Kington (HR5)

Styles: Conservation and restoration, Contemporary, Allotment or vegetable plot, Jungle, Organic, Oriental, Rural, Water, Wildlife

Soil types: Loamy

Soil drainage: Boggy damp conditions, Moist but well-drained, Pond/In water, Well-drained

Soil pH: Neutral

Light: Full Shade, Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: South, East

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)

The garden has five terraced levels sloping down. Each of the levels has a different character; with small trees on each - sorbus, acer , fruit etc & LOTS of seats & ornaments 1) top level near house: decking for entertaining ; Lots of evergreen perennials, ferns , pots, water features 2) Oriental feel with ponds & lots of foliage plants most of my bamboos here but also some on level 1& 3 ! 3) patch of grass; wildish; spring flowers, shrubs, greenhouse , fruit trees 4) Vegetable/fruit garden 5) Wildlife pond / utility/composting area I open at least once a year for a local charity..

jaytee's garden plan

There is not a published plan for this garden yet.

 

jaytee

jaytee

About me
I moved to Herefordshire in 2002 to a long south-east-facing garden on five terraced levels - which as a late-career-change Garden Designer gave me ample opportunity to 'play' I am still playing - though no longer designing professionally. I open at least once a year for a local charity.. When not gardening I paint watercolours & attend meetings though am suposedly retired !

Gardening expertise
Very Keen

Biggest gardening frustrations
Not enough space !

jaytee's forum posts

Re: PlantiID request..
Fri. 25th October 2013 00:39

Re: Re: Can someone identify this purple leaved plant?
Thu. 22nd August 2013 12:02

 

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