Garden makeover – north-facing terrace

The north-facing side of the house is a small, paved terrace garden planted with small shrubs and perennials. It is pretty all year round and the planting has worked well. However, the terrace borders on to a field and although I have mainly controlled the ground elder the pesky plant has invaded one of the…

A small terrace over three seasons

The back ‘garden’ in 2010 – Starting the hard landscaping – Taking shape – One year later – All the plants are behind this year, and the hydrangea has not flourished, but I love the change. The anenomes are all staked and won’t be falling over this year, and the rose is starting to grow…