2007 - Landscaping at last ?
This is a view from a couple of years ago.|
Behind the carport, boarding the road, is a huge conifer hedge. It kept getting larger every year.
Last autumn it was cut down (by hand, it couldn't be reached with the tractor: 34 conifers, real slave labor).
January 27 2007.|
That's how the front of the garden in the early
|It starts with a ditch that provides plenty of space for the beech roots. The old, poor soil is amended with half compost and a generous sprinkle of bone meal.|
The planting itself is a piece of cake. |
In 3 hours time Riet and I plant 100 beeches.
This part of the garden was out of sight, hidden by the carport and
the old conifer hedge.|
Over the years a lot of things, like wood logs, leftover cobblestones, a compost container, another container for potting soil, have been laying around.
All this rubble still needs to be removed.
|A along the hedge and the side where the horse-chestnuts used to be a row of Oriental planes will be planted shortly .|