End of Month View: March 2017
The front garden is beginning to come into its own with the small narcissus and Euphorbia flowers bringing some real zing to the border. You may recall that last month I said I was thinking of filling the bigger border with small narcissus. Well I am rethinking this as if you look very carefully you will see that the narcissus are all facing away from the house which means I am looking at the back of the flowers. If I fill the big border with narcissus then the only person who might see the flowers properly would be the postman!
I have finally dug over the whole of the front garden and moved the original perennials forward that were being dwarfed by the Grevillea. I have also top dressed the whole space with green waste from the local waste dump.
There isn’t that much to see in the big border at the moment as the perennials and grasses have been cut down and are just leafing up now. I’m thinking that camassias or alliums might look good in this space next year to give interest before the asters come into their own.
Anyway, that’s the front garden at the end of March just under a year since we lifted the front lawn. I’m thrilled with how good the space is already looking and it will be interesting to see how the perennials develop through the year.
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