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Just 3 miles from Chester ... Heavy clay soil ... Been adding grit , leaf mould , pelleted chicken manure and liquid fertiliser from wormery for over 20 years ... Front lawn with gravel over membrane surround ...planted through membrane with heathers, hebes, etc. mature trees , shrubs .silver birches and cherries .. Sumach, mahonia , viburnum opulis , mature mixed evergreen hedge .. South facing .....
side garden with small shrubbery and mature trees silver birch , lilac, large yucca . Snowdrops, bluebells followed by day lilies and peonies ...large open leaf bins and wild area with log piles etc .
Back garden with wild life pond ..frogs and newts .. Water lilies , kingcups, iris ...masses of ' good ' pond weed .......paved circular area with herbs growing in and around gravel between stones .. Also cyclamen ..lots of pots .. Standard wisteria .....leylandi ' wall ' with paved sitting area with raised beds around it ,,,, small area that used to be the veg. plot but now given over mostly to propogation ... Over 20 different clematis in the garden ... Hardy fuchsia.. Climbing and standard roses , wisteria and other climber
Grow mainly perennials ... Only annuals usually black eyed Susan's , cosmos, nasturtiums ,morning glories ...mostly self sown ... And fuchsia ..And masses of foxgloves and Welsh poppies which also please themselves where they grow . Lots of small shrubs and herbs ..unusual euphorbia , salvia ....something all year round ....have dry shady areas , dry sunny areas ,,, damp sunny or shady areas ... Under trees and in full sunny/ exposed areas ...you name it I have it. ,

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Always happy to swop /give cuttings and offsets ...any grown on plants In pots and planted up pots and containers ( perennial ones not summer baskets type )Also I sell and donate proceeds to the Hospice of the Good Shepherd in Backford .... Have letter of proof that I am authorised as fund raiser .... Have lots of pots etc. surplus to my needs and I am happy to pass these on ... I have an ' open garden- any time ' policy ...se my garden at any time throughout the year that is convenient for me ...just ring to make appointment ....it is not a tidy ' show garden ' but a constant ' work in progress ' one ...

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