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Doug Roberts, My Garden (CF33)

Styles: Coastal, Courtyards and small terraces, English cottage, Suburban

Soil types: Clay

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained

Soil pH: Alkaline

Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: West

Exposure: Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)

Aug 2013: About half of this section of the garden, just showing the borders I've dug, ready for planting. April 2014: Digging & boxing with decking timber now finished. Nearly full with topsoil, molehill dirt and compost. Planting out begun in earnest. Learning as I go !

Doug Roberts's garden plan

 

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Doug Roberts

Doug Roberts

About me
Retired Welsh gentleman, with pet dog Busta, returned to Wales from Australia after 25 years of adventure. Now settled near Porthcawl, and looking forward to getting into some serious gardening. (barely started - Feb 2014) Definitely a novice so far ! Also on Facebook as Doug AndDog Roberts. Updated Jan 2014

Gardening expertise
Newbie

Biggest gardening accomplishments
To come ! (although a bed in front of the house, adjacent to the pavement, is already planted out to daffy, crocus, tulips, lilies and a few other odds & ends.

Biggest gardening frustrations
Currently the wet weather & limited finances !

The gardening project I am currently working on
Converting a small backyard which is currently just a lawn into something colourful & pleasurable to enjoy. The borders have been dug, now for the planting :) There is also a front border to the house, just coming in out in daffs & tulips. (not in my ga

On the web
Facebook: Doug AndDog Roberts

Doug Roberts's forum posts

Re: Re: Forum posting rules & pic format/sizes
Tue. 18th February 2014 21:54

Re: Re: Re: What's eating my Tulip Bulbs?
Sun. 16th February 2014 19:41

Forum posting rules & pic format/sizes
Sun. 16th February 2014 12:45

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