Notes on growing ornamentals and edibles, and musings on other matters that interest me.
Postcards from the front garden: Summer 2021
My goodness, it’s now Autumn and I’ve not posted anything about the front garden for some time. I thought I’d share photo’s of the front garden I took over summer so you can see how it’s growing.
June: not long after the previous hedge alongside the street footpath has been removed and new plants added.
July: it’s filling out even after just a month.
August: lots of growth and colour. A lot more yellows flowering now too.
Just a reminder, this is how it looked at the beginning of June.
The garden in late August.
We had planned on adding a short fence railing to the garden’s street side, and this has finally been done.
Here was before…
I went for something a little different, but I think it’s quirky and lovely. What do you think?!
I am very pleased with how the garden has filled out. The major work of redeveloping the front garden has now been finished. There is, of course, general ongoing maintenance, and some editing to do, particularly before the Verbena bonariensis takes over. Overall, I feel like my aim to make the front garden a ‘hot’ (as in colour) garden, is getting there. Now, to add more bulbs for next Spring…