A quick snap from my cameraphone today. It’s chilly out, drizzling off and on, and overcast, but I got some time in the garden anyway. I ordered shrubs from a company in Holland and got all seven in the ground this afternoon. They’ve been planted along the green fence (which isn’t ours) and should be quick-growing. Ordering plants from the internet is interesting- I have no say in which plants I get (normally, I’m very funny about the condition and look of what I buy) but I have the convenience of staying at home, receiving at home, and not wasting loads of time and money at the garden centre. If I’d gone to the garden centre, I would have easily spent twice as much and my impatience would’ve demanded larger plants to start with. Now that I know what to expect, I’ll probably place another order for plants to go behind the seating along the bamboo screen.
The grass didn’t do great over the winter and will require seeding, but on the plus side, the sod has rooted. Most of the other plants have made it through the cold months and even my weak-looking trees are showing signs of life.
It won’t be long before it’s warm enough to spend a little bit of time down there. 🙂