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Hello I'm Janey and have a very old walled garden which came with the cottage we bought 8 years ago, after spending the 6 previous years restoring an old olive farm in Cataluyna Spain.
The wall to the left of the garden is clothed with Ivy, Honeysuckle, lots of spring flowering Clematis and Golden Hop. The other side of the garden has a high sandstone wall belonging to the pub next door and is quite shady, I have planted a wall Hydrangea and a red Paul's scarlet Rambling Rose by it with a white Mrs. Jackman Clematis scrambling through, these being very happy with the lack of sunlight there.
My favourite small trees in the garden are an unusual Laburno/cytisus which flowers in 3 different colours, a beautiful standard Tamarix tetandra, and my very early flowering weeping cherry, Snow Showers.
Later in the autumn I'll be planting lots of tulips in any spare places for a riot of colour next spring.

Latest photos

  • Malus 'Butterball'
  • More tulip pots
  • Spring colours
  • Tulip Pots

Latest blogs

Mums Camellia

Posted on 28 Mar, 2020 25 comments

Fiery border

Posted on 24 Jan, 2020 24 comments

End of October garden..

Posted on 28 Oct, 2018 21 comments

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Joined in Jul 2008

Country: England

County: Lincolnshire