Garden, what garden??

Yesterday we realised we couldn’t actually get out to our garden.  The apple tree and briar’s had taken over during our holiday and now the only person who could get up there was Betty!

Before

4 hours, a lot of blood and swearing from the thorns in the briars later

Look I can get up to the garden without being knocked in the head by the apple tree! Oh and if anyone has any apple recipe’s kicking about you think I’ll like please send them to me. I’ll be needing them, I think we’re going to have a bumper year.

But it’s left us with a problem bed, it’s the one nearest the house and therefore what we look at from the dining room and kichen.  Until we got into it, it was not pretty but green and then we went a bit mad ripping the briar’s out.  It now looks dead ugly

I think the best idea is in a month or so to dig the whole thing out and to start again.  But what to place there?  It’s in the sun in the afternoon, the soil is heavy and it’s about 12ft by 8ft and I’m having a creative gardening drought.

All ideas welcome!

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