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About me

I am a new gardener in the south west. I have lots of plans for my smallish front garden and my L shaped back garden and learning from mistakes and sucesses along the way! My partner's father has always maintained the lawn and put in bedding plants but now I feel ready to try new things so look out on my blog for my experiments!
Not quite such a beginner now this summer 2010 but still learning all the time! I am a plantaholic and always think I can just squeeze one more in! I love flowers, colour and scent and bee-loving if possible. My garden gets very hot in some parts and shaded in others especially my north east front garden. I think thats great because it widens my choice of plants. I also do a lot of container gardening for myself and other people which I then maintain for them. I have plans to change things around a bit over the next couple if years. I want to lose unnecessary lawn because I hate mowing and want to change the shape of borders so the garden has more interest. At first it was about getting used to gardening and not killing things off! Now it needs a bit of design so I will be getting ideas from all those on GOY

Latest photos

  • Home of The Cheshire Cat.
  • Screen in Spring 2010
  • So many blooms - Spring 2010
  • Micheles beloved peony.

Latest blogs

Having problems!

Posted on 16 Jun, 2010 2 comments

Hello to old and new friends on GOY

Posted on 16 Jun, 2010 7 comments

First blog for weeks!

Posted on 10 Jun, 2009 4 comments

Latest questions

Any advice on potting up strawberry plants?

Asked on 26 Mar, 2009 4 replies

Help! Advice on my pieris please!

Asked on 19 Feb, 2009 4 replies

What else

Joined in Jun 2008

Country: United Kingdom

County: Cornwall