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Moving in.


We moved here (Forest of Dean) nearly two years ago and have more or less come to terms with the garden. There is no long-term Masterplan, We prefer to let things evolve around us.

The rustic approach is used wherever possible. Whilst some ‘formality’ is allowed, it is not something that we strive toward. We both prefer the ‘cottage-garden’ approach.

Our old garden was in the chalky Chiltern Hills, so a big change is being able to grow Azalea and Rhododendron, along with the various perennials that prefer no alkaline. This is a joy.

Further blogs will be about the plants we have. Some may include the wildlife hereabouts, time will tell.

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Welcome to Goy! Look forward to seeing your garden grow.

2 May, 2012


Welcome to goy from me too, I used to live in the Forest of Dean a small town called Coleford, my dad still lives there. The forest of Dean is beautiful, I do miss it.

2 May, 2012


A warm welcome, look forward to seeing your garden.

2 May, 2012


Welcome to Goy, I have been browsing through your pics and you have worked hard getting your garden how you like it, I look forward to seeing more as the seasons progress...

2 May, 2012


Welcome to GoY :o)

2 May, 2012


a warm welcome to GoY (health warning ---This site is addictive!!.... in a good way)

2 May, 2012


Thank you all for the welcome..

Popedot - I live not far from Coleford, it is the nearest shopping area.

Stroller / Linclass - Rest assured that further updates will follow.

Niverdeen - Yes, I am beginning to find that!

Once again, thanks all.

4 May, 2012


I'm going through a similar experience too and finding it quite exciting!
Look forward to some photos!

5 May, 2012


A warm welcome from me too. Happy gardening

11 May, 2012

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