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Its May!!

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I love May. Nothing can get me down in May…it’s the absolute highlight of my year. Everything is green and fresh and growth really gets going here at last.

A few photos of the garden today, just so you can see how much it has come on. I am so pleased with all that we have managed to achieve since moving here last October. When I think back to the cold dark winter days spent building planters and log stores, chopping back the hedge, making new beds etc…..it has all been so worthwhile.

Its early days yet of course, and I still have a LOT of work to do here, but the garden is mine now. It looks like my garden and I have worked on every area….which makes it ‘feel’ like I belong with it.

This is the water feature. These plants have to come indoors at bed time for now. If only I had a greenhouse…

Evening sun on the patio…

The view at the back..

The back garden..

The patio from the door…

Berberis and garden view…

Blackbird Bath Time!

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It's onwards from here on in Karen! It's all looking great and of course it's been a wee bit of a slog but you can forget lots of it now and enjoy!

2 May, 2014

 

It all looks absolutely fabulous Karen. You have worked so hard and it is paying off isn't it. It all looks so relaxing. You will soon have your greenhouse now.

2 May, 2014

 

Yes Karen, you are making the garden your own. Lots of work has paid off, onwards and upwards, pat on the back from me, looking good :)

2 May, 2014

 

You deserve a short rest just to enjoy it all.

2 May, 2014

 

Thank you everyone, yes, I think a rest is on the cards. Just a few more things to finish off before the gates go on, and after that.....hopefully some sitting in the sunshine! :))

2 May, 2014

 

Its a beautiful place and garden Karen:))

2 May, 2014

 

Thanks Daylily, We all really love it here. :)

3 May, 2014

 

that looks amazing Karen, so pretty, even the Berberis I like lol know you do not but I love that colour. :O) Right off to get changed for cricket speak later when Paul has had chance to view the other blog. :O)

3 May, 2014

 

Enjoy the cricket Mum! They were playing at Arbroath as I drove past en route to my favourite nursery.....it always makes me think of my youth...and of you and Paul. :)

3 May, 2014

 

P.s. I think I am getting used to the Berberis!

3 May, 2014

 

Wonderful views and gardens all your hard work has been worthwhile, enjoy now Karen you desrve it ;0)

3 May, 2014

 

Thank you Carole!

3 May, 2014

 

It all looks grand Karen, you and Scott have done yourselves proud, your hedges look so much better now and will of course get even better as time goes on..
How is the pup getting on now??

3 May, 2014

 

Willow is doing great thanks Lincslass. I'm just in from cutting back hedge along the drive. We're almost done, and we gained at least 2' of turning space! Don't think this hedge has been cut for many years!

4 May, 2014

 

Love your back garden view, Karen, and the blackbird bath especially.

8 May, 2014

 

:) Thank you!

8 May, 2014

 

What a lot of work you have got through and now you are beginning to reap the rewards for all that hard work. I love the size and the shape of your gardens and patio area. It must be exciting seeing all the plants and shrubs bursting into growth and filling out those great shaped borders.

9 May, 2014

 

It certainly is Homebird. Thank you! :)

9 May, 2014

 

Late catching up after a short holiday in Jersey but its good to see how much you have achieved in such a short space of time. Its a lovely big garden and I can already see the `Karen` touch as each area comes to life.

13 May, 2014

 

Thanks Stroller. Hope you had a great time on Jersey. I've never been.

13 May, 2014

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