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By segovia

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As most of the groundwork has been done this will track the next phase of the project which will include lawn laying and setting out the borders.

More pictures here

https://plus.google.com/photos/103495375771161907112/albums/5716144556951750401

The grass is due to go down in the next two weeks

Turf laying and pebbles

Herb garden in the making

This was the garden about 10 years ago

The magnolia and the laburnum had to go, glad I did now

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that looks fantastic
welcome to GoY!!

will be very interesting to see how it all develops, i love the stonework

15 Apr, 2012

 

Thanks, more pictures in the link which I can't seem to make as an active hyperlink.

15 Apr, 2012

 

ah, sorry missed that. you can add lots of pictures to these blogs if you want to.

15 Apr, 2012

 

i love that curved bed around the house, very clever. you will find lots of really lovely and beautiful ideas on this site. if you look at the bottom of the page you could click on d for design ideas etc.

15 Apr, 2012

 

I didnt know about that google+ site for photos ~ how do you get on with it? can you upload a lot at once?

15 Apr, 2012

 

And a big welcome from me too!
Keep us all up to date on your progress please:-))

15 Apr, 2012

 

Re Google+.................

You need to create a Google account and download Google Picasa to organize your pictures, you can upload to your Google+ account and select the options for sharing
J

15 Apr, 2012

 

It's going to be really really beautiful...I can foresee it.:)))))

15 Apr, 2012

 

Nice layout, like the concentric circles very much - what's the plan for the bare areas in between?

15 Apr, 2012

 

Stones / pebbles between the rings

15 Apr, 2012

 

I like the design!

15 Apr, 2012

 

Welcome to Goy, I do like the look of that already and will be interested in seeing it develop....

15 Apr, 2012

 

thank you segovia

15 Apr, 2012

 

Cant wait to see how it all comes together, must be great having all that space to plan and design your garden :)

15 Apr, 2012

 

It is the end of an 18 month project and I am getting a bit tired of the upheaval, the space is nice to have but its going to cost and the budget is running low.

15 Apr, 2012

 

Welcome to GOY Segovia....loving what you have done so far.....looking forward to seeing you progress :)

15 Apr, 2012

 

Thanks for all the comments and support so far, the blog will be updated regularly over the next few weeks, I hope to start planting in about 4 weeks from now.

15 Apr, 2012

 

What plants are you planning to put in?

15 Apr, 2012

 

I have a planting list, If I can figure out how to post it I will share it.

16 Apr, 2012

 

That will be interesting, thank you.

16 Apr, 2012

 

Will it copy and paste into here?

16 Apr, 2012

 

Planting list may have changed as I now have more space, I'll keep you posted

17 May, 2012

 

What a great design. I love the circles and the curved wall around the house. It's looking brilliant.

18 May, 2012

 

I have a planting list and a date for planting. I am looking forward to next year as I fear I have left it a bit late this year to reap the benefit.
Hydrangea anomala subsp petiolaris
Euonymus fortunei ‘Emerald ‘n’ Gold’
Heuchera mic. ‘Palace Purple’
Geranium nodosum
Bergenia ‘Bressingham Beauty’
Prunus laurocerasus ‘Otto Luyken’
Carex oshimensis hach. ‘Evergold’
Polygonatum multiflorum
Geranium phaeum ‘Album’
Liriope muscari ‘Big Blue’
Sarcococca confusa
Geranium macrror. ‘White Olympus White’
Viburnum tinus ‘Eve Price’ half standard
Saxifraga urbium
Lamium maculatum ‘White Nancy’
Aquilegia vulgaris ‘Munstead White’
Astrantia major subsp. Involucrate ‘Shaggy’
Geranium phaeum ‘Album’
Convallaria majalis
Buxus sempervirens spheres 25cm
Pulmonaria ‘Sissinghurst White’
Hydrangea anomala subsp petiolaris
Liriope muscari ‘Monroe White’
Pachysandra terminalis
Tulipa ‘Schoonoord’ - plant in groups throughout the border (available in autumn)
Anemone x hybrida ‘Honorine Jobert’
Bergenia ‘Bressingham White’
Heuchera ‘Plum Pudding’

7 Aug, 2012

 

Raised bed around sun room
Stipa tenuissima
Rudbeckia fulgida ’Goldsturm’
Hemerocallis lilio-asphodelus
Kniphofia ‘Percy’s Pride
Verbena bonariensis
Salvia officinalis
Heuchera ‘Marmalade’
Daphne odora ‘Aureomarginata’
Persicaria affinis ‘Donald Lowndes’
Geum ‘Mrs Bradshaw’
Geranium ‘Johnson’s Blue’
Stachys byzantina
Lavandula angustifolia ‘Hidcote’
Calamagrostis x acut. ‘Overdam’
Miscanthus sinensis ‘Kleine fontane’
Geranium macrorr.
Vinca minor ‘Gertrude Jekyll’
Cyrtomium fortunei

Gravel/Japanese Garden
Hakenochloa macra ‘Aureola’
Heuchera ‘Obsidian’
Acer palmatum ‘Red Pygmy’

7 Aug, 2012

 

Date of planting 16th August - pictures to follow

7 Aug, 2012

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