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A better view of the really ropey raised border! This brickwork can't stay. Question is what should replace it - another raised bed or a ground level border with rope edging?

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Hello Urbanite,

I think a ground level border with rope edgingwould look nice. I take it this is the new house? If so, why not cover up the brick work with decorative trellis which you can buy from B&Q or Homebase at about £18 per panel?

27 Sep, 2013


The walls aren't the problem - it's those raised beds. I'll put wires across the wall for things to grow up - though my planting scheme is still changing. I may put some trellis along the top just so that I don't have the neighbours peering into my house every time they come out of their back door. I'm taking cuttings of some rambling & climbing roses from my current house - very thorny to give a bit of extra security along the back wall

27 Sep, 2013


on my income it would be planters in front and planters on the bed to hide train climbing plants up a wall i gently hold them in place with skirting board clips that you use for stereo wires etc,You can get them in different sizes.I do everything on a tiny budget and alot of it is thinking outside the box on ways to do things using every day things.My yard is about the same size as yours and a really odd shape and most of it is budget finds and things I've found (other people next thing I'd really like is pallet seating (With a little help from some local friends)

24 Aug, 2014

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