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Discovered a new garden - I think


Well I was trolling the net for a few plants when up popped this site..much to my dismay cos I was only a few miles away back in early July,,sob sob..missed opportunity!
Its called the Dunge Valley Hidden has a website folks do have a look, and its about 5/10 miles from Buxton, Derbys. Amazing looking place, closed now for autumn and winter, but will have to mosey back up there about May/June! Enjoy.
Also went outside in the drizzle to record my know, colour, size took a few more pics…still havent put in my Marmalade or Ginger Ale or Plum Royale yet. We have a 14 ft diam. circle in middle of back garden and we are revamping it during winter/early spring. We had two conifers in it but they were getting too big. About 15ft after 10 know how it goes..ticket says dwarf conifers, 6ft after 10 years!!
Well hubby and I hiked them both out (I chopped up the greenery and branches and he had the easy bit – getting out the stumps. Who says women arent logical??)
We are making outer circle a 3ft border with a path inside that goes all the way around and raising the 4ft centre circle couple of feet and putting in an Acer Brilliantissimum and praps a choisya ternata or an azalea..
Anyway, this means all the red, yellow, orange plants have to be dug up, split and replanted when we have measured off the border and put in the path. Sooo I couldnt plant my last 3 heucheras and the orange alstroemaria (which I planted in a biggish pot). By gum its doing well in there, just hope it survives the winter!
I will put these pics together with a few others on my photo page.

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nice have bought a few more heucheras my self this week , make nice aurtum color

13 Sep, 2010


I have a huchera but I haven't seen it since July because it's hidden under all the other overgrown things.
You've been busy with getting rid of those conifers. I know they don't stay small for very long. I absolutely agree that you did the hardest bit !
I don't know about women, but I myself am certainly not logical lol. I think it would be boring ;o)

14 Sep, 2010


I've just looked up the Dunge valley garden, It looks beautiful and I love the ghost stories.
Nice heucheras :-))

14 Sep, 2010


The Welsh arent logical Hywel, they are quixotic and mystical!

14 Sep, 2010


Interesting hey Annella? I will have to take my walking stick I reckon. By heck, my list of garden visits for next year gets longer and longer

14 Sep, 2010


And why not? You get new ideas - and with any luck a new plant from their plant centres! I hope you're coming to one of my open days - is my garden on your 'to visit' list? LOL.

14 Sep, 2010


It's on mine Spritz :-))))

14 Sep, 2010



14 Sep, 2010


I love heucheras Tetra if only for the leaves they have such beautiful veining.

20 Sep, 2010

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