Once upon a time there was a poor neglected garden, that was nothing more than a huge raised bed covered with a very raggedy lawn and an ancient cherry tree at the back.
By the end of day two it looked like this.
And by the end of day three, the stone wall was finished and the footings for the fence were complete. Except, the wall had been built in the wrong place.
That’s better. End of day 4 and all the landscaping is done.
And then the plants started to arrive. In order to save money our heroine and her handsome prince had agreed to do all the planting themselves, so they put the little princess into nursery for the day and set to work.
And they worked. And worked.
Our heroine had never worked so hard in all her life. Maybe this would help shrink her blogger’s boobs?
Finally it was all done, except for some echinaceas which were mistakenly citron yellow rather than rusty pink. And our heroine and the handsome prince were very happy.
When the weekend dawned they were so into their garden that they decided to change the bit of scrub near the back stairs – which had not been included in the original plans for the garden – into an extra bit of patio, leaving space to create a raised bed later on. Oh, they were so proud of themselves.
And then the magic gardeners came back, planted the right colour echinaceas, mulched everything and added some trellis to the wall.
And the garden looked beautiful.
(I’ll show you round tomorrow)