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Design beginnings for the back

Hi Chris, I was busy again this weekend – I don’t know where this energy comes from!! The bags of compost arrived from Nonke – all 30 of them!! They are super heavy and I had to scheme how I was going to bring each one to the back garden. I worked out a 3-phase plan to get each bag into the wheel barrow, whew! I managed to get 15 bags (one at a time!) to the back. I filled the raised beds.

[one_half]30 bags of compost![/one_half]

[one_half_last]4 bags per raised bed[/one_half_last]

I also created a work of art with the plants I bought at the Nonke Plants Open Day. Here are the lavender – yes, more lavender – and the ground-cover grasses.

[one_half]Lavendula stoechas-Lavender Lace[/one_half]

[one_half_last]Lavendula-Raspberry Ruffles and Festuca glauca[/one_half_last]

Now the fun starts!! I am glad the weather played along. I have to say, that this was really hard work and my body was full of aches and pains the next morning.

[one_half]Now let’s begin[/one_half]

[one_half_last]Let’s start small[/one_half_last]

[one_half]Nod of approval[/one_half]

[one_half_last]Starting with a pathway[/one_half_last]

[one_half]Keep it straight![/one_half]

[one_half_last]First landscape design complete![/one_half_last]

[one_half]Looks fabulous![/one_half]

[one_half_last]I’m super happy with results![/one_half_last]

I hope you enjoyed and approve of my first designed pathway. I like doing small projects now so I can see my garden develop. Next will be the lawn patch. I’ll keep you posted! I can’t wait for next weekend!

I must keep the chickens off the pathway – I have a feather duster stuck in the ground next to it! ┬áSo amazing how great this works!

Have a great week!