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Hello I'm Janey and have a very old walled garden which came with the cottage we bought 8 years ago, after spending the 6 previous years restoring an old olive farm in Cataluyna Spain.
The wall to the left of the garden is clothed with Ivy, Honeysuckle, lots of spring flowering Clematis and Golden Hop. The other side of the garden has a high sandstone wall belonging to the pub next door and is quite shady, I have planted a wall Hydrangea and a red Paul's scarlet Rambling Rose by it with a white Mrs. Jackman Clematis scrambling through, these being very happy with the lack of sunlight there.
My favourite small trees in the garden are an unusual Laburno/cytisus which flowers in 3 different colours, a beautiful standard Tamarix tetandra, and my very early flowering weeping cherry, Snow Showers.
Later in the autumn I'll be planting lots of tulips in any spare places for a riot of colour next spring.

Latest photos

  • Mine this morning
  • Swamp Cypress (Taxodium distichum (Swamp cypress))
  • Beautiful beech hedge and wisteria (Fagus sylvatica (Common Beech))
  • Mahonia Charity (Mahonia)

Latest blogs

My beautiful new patio area..:))

Posted on 1 Dec, 2021 21 comments

A joyous afternoon

Posted on 11 Nov, 2021 24 comments

My lovely pond..:))

Posted on 18 Jun, 2021 16 comments

Latest questions

Hello everyone

Asked on 1 Nov, 2021 7 replies

Hello everyone

Asked on 21 Jun, 2021 14 replies

Hello, this isn't about gardening

Asked on 2 Apr, 2021 15 replies

What else

Joined in Jul 2008

Country: England

County: Lincolnshire