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homebird

About me

Hi everyone, I just found your site and have really enjoyed reading the blogs. I am the main gardener at our house although my hubby T mows the lawns mostly. My garden is on the side of a hill which runs up from the house. It's so steep we can look over the roof of the house to the countryside beyond. We have managed to level 3 areas to make it more usable and I have begged, borrowed and bought as many plants as I could along the 20 years we have been here. As the garden is on limestone rock I've had to be carefull what I put in but haven't had too many disasters, thanks to chelated iron, erricatious plant food and a lot of luck. I have never been able to understand why none of my family love gardening as I do so it's great to join a group of people who are as thrilled by what comes up in the garden as I am.

Latest photos

  • Third flower opened yesterday. :o) (Amaryllis belladonna (Belladonna lily))
  • Pale blue Agapanthus (Agapanthus umbellatus (African blue lily))
  • Dianthus Purple Haze.
  • Carnations from the garden..

Latest blogs

A fire bowl for our daughter

Posted on 7 Sep, 2017 17 comments

Our visit to Fairhaven woodland and water garden.

Posted on 15 Aug, 2017 11 comments

Can you guess where we have been?

Posted on 8 Aug, 2017 16 comments

Latest questions

Can you name this plant please

Asked on 15 Aug, 2017 3 replies

Can you tell me what these daisy like plants are

Asked on 15 Aug, 2017 4 replies

Purple/pink flowering plant without a name

Asked on 25 Jun, 2017 5 replies


What else

Joined in Jul 2009

Country: England

County: Nottinghamshire/Derbyshire border