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UPDATE on the Front Garden ....

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Last October we removed the central flower beds and laid a new lawn we used rolawn which I am pleased to say has come on a treat, it was more expensive but I feel it was worth it, we also made and erected a small picket fence to add a little bit more interest. Last week Paul our wonderful neighbour made and erected new side fencing which I have now finished painting – used forest green much nicer than the brown, well I think so anyway.
The crazypaving steps and pathway are looking much better now that the planting has got established and is softening the edges.


I think I`ve managed to achieve the look I wanted and no more alterations will be made … I think there`s no more steam left in the tank !!!!!!!!!.lol. just waiting now for this darn weather to warm up so a bit more attention can be given to the planting.
Sorry folks the photos are`nt in the order I put them in – don`t know what happened.

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It's all looking lovely,Stroller,and your lawn is immaculate,so healthy and green..love the picket fence too,and that Photina is beautiful,as is all your garden..likewise,just waiting for this darn weather to warm up....at this rate,it will be quite a while before we can plant anything out..:o(

2 May, 2015

 

Wow, all looking lovely Phyl :))

2 May, 2015

 

Wow its lovely Phyl :)))

2 May, 2015

 

tablet playin up lol

2 May, 2015

 

Thanks Jane and Bloomer, its so frustrating not being in the garden.

2 May, 2015

 

Yes, I think you've got there this time - looks great.

2 May, 2015

 

It looks great Stroller, so welcoming and I bet it gets many an admiring look from passers-by, you picked the right make for the lawn its very healthy looking and has taken really well in such a small time, it pays to go to that extra price sometimes, you certainly have a good result, I hope my Photina looks like yours in a few years...

2 May, 2015

 

Thats lovely Phyl. I think i can remember you saying that you weren't sure about the 'no -lawn' garden, and I must say, it looks great now. The grass sets everything else off so beautifully. I know that a lawn is hard work, but I wouldn't be without mine. Its such a great foil for plants!

2 May, 2015

 

It all looks great Stroller. Let's hope the weather heats up soon.

2 May, 2015

 

I love the look you've achieved - a naturalistic setting with a touch of elegance.

2 May, 2015

 

You have such a lovely garden and that perfect lawn really sets everything off so well. There are pretty spring colours everywhere.
The plants must be very confused with the changes in weather that we have had, I know that I am!!

3 May, 2015

 

What a wonderful treat to look at for you and your neighbours, I bet you get a lot of admiring glances from passers-by. I know I look at everyones gardens when I am walking anywhere, I think all us gardeners do!
The crazy paving looks wonderful and the colour in the garden is amazing. Like Lincslass I admire your Photina, must trim mine so that it looks as good - hopefully.
Oh! and the lawn looks terrific, well worth the money spent, everything set off by the little picket fence - lovely.

3 May, 2015

 

All looking terrific Phyl - love that front path :))

3 May, 2015

 

It's all looking lovely, very fresh and pretty. I love the little picket fence, sets off everything beautifully. While you've been relaying lawn I've been reducing mine in the front garden. We could have swopped :)

3 May, 2015

 

Stera - I have to have got there this time, as the years go on the energy runs out.
Lincs - I`m sure your Photinia will look great, I cut a hole in the middle of mine a couple of years back, the neighbour was complaining he couldn`t see to get the car of the drive, but then I decided to let it grow again, he should try reversing on and driving off its his problem not mine.
Karen - I compromised in the end and had the back as a gravel garden and the front with a small lawn ... so happy all round.
Ta Linda,
Bathgate - such a lovely comment, thank you
Wildrose - agree with you on that one ... I can`t make up my mind about planting up my pots/tubs we are still getting such cold nights.
Honeysuckle and Sheilabub - your lovely comments are much appreciated.
Gee - It would have been fine if you lived next door, much cheaper. Hope your as satisfied as me with your makeover.
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3 May, 2015

 

We had our back fence painted that shade of green and it more or less vanished behind the shrubs. It all looks lovely and fresh in your front garden.

4 May, 2015

 

Really lovely Stroller ! Proper kerb appeal now and I bet its the best in the street !

5 May, 2015

 

Thank you one and all.
Snoopdog what am I not to believe ... that youv`e flagged me to admin or that I have done a good job.!!!!

6 May, 2015

 

Snoopdog ... you stay just the way you are you always bring a smile to my face, and your comment was much appreciated.

7 May, 2015

 

Lovely...very cottages.I like the white picket fencing and the lawn looks great!

7 May, 2015

 

amazing, wonderful, georgeous.

8 May, 2015

 

Thanks Paul and Maisiesdad, I shall be glad when we can get out more and enjoy it - the winds here are so cold at the moment.

9 May, 2015

 

Sorry to be so late to this blog Phyl ... I would definitely stop and stare if I were walking past! Just fabulous with the lush green grass to set off your lovely plants. Well done!

18 May, 2015

 

Thanks Shirley, I do feel more satisfied with it, hope your mom has settled in her new environment and you can get back into some sort of routine.

20 May, 2015

 

Phyl, it was a joy to be able to go to the Malvern show knowing Mum is safe in her new home. :o))

20 May, 2015

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