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First time garden Day 4


By dan6978


Well not done a lot in the garden today – well nothing at all. I’ve washed the car and mowed my wife’s nans lawn instead then we went out for dinner.
afterwards we went to a garden center, I’ve seen some of the plants that have been mentioned here and am still thinking about what to put in the middle.
At the moment, I am leaning towards a plant/tree that grows like an umbrella shape or cascades down a bit like a waterfall but I dont know which one or even if there is one.
Well thats it for now will update tomorrow on more improvements or decisions.
idea’s for bedding plants, centre pieces and what to put on the two large squares very welcome

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Plenty of standard trees that will make that waterfall Dan..

13 May, 2012


The Kilmarnock willow is an almost perfect natural umbrella shape and doesn't grow too high? Pretty, hardy, with 'pussy willows' in spring and nice fresh green leaves. Just a thought....

13 May, 2012


hi i thought about maybe a cordyline sunrise or
dwarf weeping willow as your centre piece and maybe some small colourful bedding plants aronits base such as:
Verbena Waterfall
well thats what id do may look good. enjoying your blog. good luck with the garden and keep up th good work.
till the next instalment x

13 May, 2012


Cotoneaster hybridus pendulus is an attractive small weeping tree, small white flowers then later lots of lovely red berries.

13 May, 2012

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