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Cut Backs 2014

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By annella

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Some before and after comparison pics showing the difference raising the canopy has made to the side garden. I have been able to grow more and the grass is much improved with all the extra light. Another thing I have noticed as I add the photos is how clean the power washer got the slabs, they looked really dingy before!

March 2014

July 2014

March 2014

July 2014

All the climbers have been pruned back hard in the seat corner giving space for more pots

March 2014

Before cutting my way out of the garage

July 2014

Shrubs cut back hard and grass path to steps reseeded

Finally another mirror at the bottom of the steps to add a little drama

I’m still working my way around the bottom garden digging, dividing and discarding but time seems to be running out so quickly this year

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Well done Annella....your garden is so lush and beautiful...credit to you :))))

16 Sep, 2014

 

Looks great, well done. Your pics make e wish I had somewhere to put a mirror!

16 Sep, 2014

 

So glad to know you are still finding time for your garden! The difference is staggering. You have so much more space and you haven't last anything. I'm a great fan of keeping shrubs under control. You need to hack them into submission every now and then! brilliant pics....the third one down is stunning!

16 Sep, 2014

 

Thank you ladies. Karen the shrubs down that side have already started their come back and the Solanum is rampant. I hacked it down to the ground and found a tree underneath in March, Come July it was back in full flower! Having the shredder is a brilliant help :o)

16 Sep, 2014

 

I admired your garden Annella it is such a pretty space, and you have made it a joy to look at. I love your seat corner, and the use of the mirrors in the garden works so well. I would love to walk round it, I think when you first moved there you were right to have the house with the split level, it adds so much interest to a garden well done you for having the foresight.

16 Sep, 2014

 

It looks a treat Annella, a good chop back works wonders in the garden, gives everything else a lift as well as the ones you actually cut back.....

16 Sep, 2014

 

Hmm...I need a shredder...or I will in a couple of years! :)

16 Sep, 2014

 

That looks great Annella, all that extra planting space !!
I love my shredder too but OH gets nervous when I use it lol.

16 Sep, 2014

 

Very impressive remake. Congratulation, but do not forget to rest there, as well :-)

17 Sep, 2014

 

What a transformation! Well done x

17 Sep, 2014

 

Thank you ladies & Steve (never just a mere man!), it has been easier to look after since the spring chop so worth the effort. The shredder enticed a lot of male helpers into the garden that would not normally be there :o)

17 Sep, 2014

 

Hi Annie... gardens looking good :o) x

19 Sep, 2014

 

By losing a lot you`ve gained quite a bit (if that makes sense) it looks so much lighter.

20 Sep, 2014

 

Hi Ann, just thought I would pop on GOY and checking out all friends gardens and as usual your looks stunning, do see some pics on FB but didn't want to come on without stopping by your garden xx

24 Oct, 2014

 

Thanks San xx

27 Oct, 2014

 

Really is a beautiful garden you have ! and is kept so lovely ,great selection of plants .

29 Oct, 2014

 

Thank you Bob :o)

29 Oct, 2014

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