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  Topic: Help with front garden beds
mel.b

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PostForum: Garden planning, prep and landscape design in Ireland   Posted: Wed Sep 20, 2017 8:25 pm   Subject: Help with front garden beds
Thanks everyone Smile

I was in France for a few days and went to Monet's garden in Giverny and am completely inspired! It was so beautiful. Watch out backyard!
  Topic: Help with front garden beds
mel.b

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PostForum: Garden planning, prep and landscape design in Ireland   Posted: Sun Aug 27, 2017 8:36 pm   Subject: Help with front garden beds
Thanks Sue and for that ID - I think it is a Thread Leaf Coreopsis -
Coreopsis verticillata. I must try and divide it once it finishes flowering as it's gotten rather big!
  Topic: Help with front garden beds
mel.b

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PostForum: Garden planning, prep and landscape design in Ireland   Posted: Sun Aug 27, 2017 7:44 pm   Subject: Help with front garden beds
Thanks Smile i'm really delighted with it. Everyday when I see the colour and flowers it makes me happy. All that hard work has paid off Very Happy
  Topic: Help with front garden beds
mel.b

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PostForum: Garden planning, prep and landscape design in Ireland   Posted: Sun Aug 27, 2017 6:04 pm   Subject: Help with front garden beds
Back again with some updates. Damm photobucket...I'll have to go back and re upload all of the photos Sad

2 yrs ago my dad built me this garden bed in the backyard. It had been a little bit of lawn ...
  Topic: Help with front garden beds
mel.b

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PostForum: Garden planning, prep and landscape design in Ireland   Posted: Sun Apr 30, 2017 6:02 pm   Subject: Help with front garden beds
I picked up a load of perennials today at the Clare Garden Festival and a load of bulbs etc yesterday for half price in homebase. These are to go in my new garden bed in the back yard. I have planted ...
  Topic: Help with front garden beds
mel.b

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PostForum: Garden planning, prep and landscape design in Ireland   Posted: Sat Apr 15, 2017 6:49 pm   Subject: Help with front garden beds
Kindred Spirit left that place in some mess!!!
Paint those walls.

Any mess is mine, but it doesn't matter as this unexpectedly arrived today...

https://s2.postimg.org/gmufogfwl/garden15.jpg

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  Topic: Help with front garden beds
mel.b

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PostForum: Garden planning, prep and landscape design in Ireland   Posted: Sat Apr 15, 2017 10:15 am   Subject: Help with front garden beds
Your Grevillea needs acidic soil and will not do well in your extremely alkaline soil.

If you wish to save it, dig it up and put it in a pot filled with ericaceous compost..

A good ground cover ...
  Topic: Help with front garden beds
mel.b

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PostForum: Garden planning, prep and landscape design in Ireland   Posted: Fri Apr 14, 2017 7:29 pm   Subject: Help with front garden beds
Thanks Ado, I'll look at the periwinke.

So a productive day had today in the front garden...

Before

https://s2.postimg.org/kn66efvr9/garden17.jpghttps://s2.postimg.org/6i0dcmmpx/garden18.jpg
  Topic: Help with front garden beds
mel.b

Replies: 77
Views: 56696

PostForum: Garden planning, prep and landscape design in Ireland   Posted: Thu Apr 13, 2017 9:05 pm   Subject: Help with front garden beds
So the days are getting warmer and longer and I'm back into the garden.

I noticed this morning that the grevillia I planted last year is not doing well. What do people think - will it come back or ...
  Topic: Help with front garden beds
mel.b

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PostForum: Garden planning, prep and landscape design in Ireland   Posted: Sat Jul 09, 2016 8:36 pm   Subject: Help with front garden beds
I thought I'd post these two pics, which were taken 12mths apart. I was complaining about the sarcococa confusa being slow growing, but when I look back at the photo actually I think it's done ok.
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  Topic: Help with front garden beds
mel.b

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PostForum: Garden planning, prep and landscape design in Ireland   Posted: Sun Jul 03, 2016 2:55 pm   Subject: Help with front garden beds
Thanks to kinderedspirit for taking all the rocks I had dug out...I look forward to seeing updates of your new rock garden Laughing

Ended up with around 9 tonne of topsoil I think. I ordered 6 and t ...
  Topic: Help with front garden beds
mel.b

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PostForum: Garden planning, prep and landscape design in Ireland   Posted: Wed Jun 22, 2016 6:38 am   Subject: Help with front garden beds
Berberis Darwinii makes a quick growing hedge, is evergreen, has lovely yellow flowers in early summer and makes edible berries in Autumn -they are very sour but make a delicious jelly. You can mix it ...
  Topic: Help with front garden beds
mel.b

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PostForum: Garden planning, prep and landscape design in Ireland   Posted: Sat Jun 18, 2016 3:54 pm   Subject: Help with front garden beds
Rocks finally were cleared last weekend. Was one of the those jobs that you wonder why you started but now that it's started you have to finish and yes, there is satisfaction in having done it.

Ju ...
  Topic: Help with front garden beds
mel.b

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PostForum: Garden planning, prep and landscape design in Ireland   Posted: Mon Jun 06, 2016 7:23 am   Subject: Help with front garden beds
I might take all your stones and rocks.

Sent you a PM Very Happy
  Topic: Help with front garden beds
mel.b

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PostForum: Garden planning, prep and landscape design in Ireland   Posted: Sun Jun 05, 2016 3:22 pm   Subject: Help with front garden beds
So I'm back with a bit of an update...

These two pictures are from April when the tuilps were in bloom. Before that I had Daffodils in Feb.

http://i1167.photobucket.com/albums/q630/melissabarne ...
 
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