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Offline KFdancer

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Re: Green thumbed folks, gardeners and grow your own
« Reply #15 on: May 02, 2017, 06:15:38 PM »
I think you can create an amazing look for £200.

If you don't like weeding, mulching is your friend. Once you get your plants all in, mulching will really help you out. 

The RHS website is a good place to start for what works. 

A few things to work out is the plot sunny, wet, dry?  What kind of soil?  Heavy, clay, sandy? 

Do you have a local nursery/garden centre?  Definitely worth having a chat with the folks there, because they will know your area very well, your climate, your soil, etc and can help suggest plants for your garden as well.

Took all of your advice and spoke to some knowledgeable folks at our garden centre.  I'll post a photo when done.  Our next door neighbour came over today and told us how great it looks and that he wishes he had gone low maintenance.

We spent £180 on plants and it's exactly the right ones (we think).

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Re: Green thumbed folks, gardeners and grow your own
« Reply #16 on: May 03, 2017, 08:42:28 AM »
Awesome KFdancer!!  Glad you got what you wanted  :D
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