We’ve been having lots of discussion with the architect recently concerning our external space, we have to make certain modifications to the garden to accommodate our overall requirements. We would like to make the gardens more private, so that local dog walkers (over a public right of way past our kitchen window), avoid seeing me in my dressing gown and 7am daily!! We’ve been advised to get a garden designer on board now so that important decisions can be addressed sooner rather than later and a plan can be made.
We viewed our home during the spring of 2011, the garden in full glory! We saw the potential with the property, but the gardens were complete love at first sight. The previous owners had been very keen gardeners and had spent the previous 40 years creating a complete wonderland, which we have obviously duly inherited.
The only sad thing about all of this is we have absolutely no knowledge of even the most basic gardening tasks (although we do know a lady that does – thankfully). I’m ashamed to say, we were very close to calling in the contractors to remove a decidedly dead looking hedge from the garden. It was a beech hedge, any gardener will be able to tell you during the winter months it turns a beautiful shade of brown (aka dead looking), thankfully we averted this catastrophy and now have a beautiful green hedge starting to blossom!
I’ve been around the garden today taking a few pictures, it’s all starting to peak and I needed to send a few pictures to the Garden Contractor, I thought I would share some of these images with you….. Please note this is completely nothing to do with us, although I do hope that we are able to do it justice and maintain it properly. Thank you Dr Banks’!
So a snippet of our wonderful inherited gardens that we plan on slightly updating, I do hope we can do them the justice they deserve!
Hope you’re having a great week, back to work for me tomorrow, can not wait!!