Garden description

The Garden Now Papi Joe’s garden is a small town garden, bordered to the South by a street, to the West by a 2-storey long building, North and West by neighbouring properties with gardens. The total garden area is about 300m² comprising 150m² of lawn and 150m² of mixed borders.

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Garden plan

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How to make peanut garlands for the tits

Hello all gardeners who like the little birdies. Today my secret recipe for making peanut garlands to attract tits. The result is guaranteed pre- and post-Brexit compliant. See the result on the video Roundabout for blue tits

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Making Your Own Metal Plant Supports

“Wrap Around” metal plant supports are available for sale, in various more or less “decorative” versions but they can quickly become costly if you need a lot. An easy method is explained in the BBC “Gardeners’ World” video below. Having no suitable tree at hand, I use another method using my old faithful Black &…

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The fern wall

Under the pergola, a lattice had been occupied for 3 years by a garrya elliptica which had grown in all directions, but without ever blooming. Maybe a specimen that never blooms? In any case, tired of this waiting, I decided to replace it with a decor that would have a more immediate effect. I was…

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The garden history

The former garden (2000-2013) When the property was purchased in 1999, the 200 m² garden was abandoned. It was completely cleared, sown with grass and borders were created all around. Most of the plants were purchased from the CAT of Bréal-sous-Montfort (now ESAT), with a layout plan provided. See below a gallery of images of…

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