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Garden plans and finding a secluded spot

Garden plans and finding a secluded spot

When it comes to garden plans, I’m beginning to realise that they need the same level of commitment in terms of time, planning and money as the inside of our home. Of course, much like you can buy a couple of cushions to spruce up an old sofa, you can simply purchase a new pot or two to make a patio look prettier.

Four trends from RHS Chelsea Flower Show that I want for my own garden

Four trends from RHS Chelsea Flower Show that I want for my own garden

I’ve been wanting to go to the Chelsea Flower Show for as long as I can remember but have never managed to fit in a visit - work, kids, being in a different country, forgetting it was on until seeing Monty’s smiling face peering out from one of the gardens on the BBC highlights, you know how it goes.

If it's not a daffodil, then it's a?

If it's not a daffodil, then it's a?

First thoughts? Yes, I really need to learn a bit more about photo editing as these red flowers are eye-wateringly vibrant, right? But in fairness, they're almost as vivid in the flesh, too. And they've grown in abundance, recently. Much like everything else in he garden. Things, other things, and even more things are sprouting up everywhere. I wish Monty Don would pop round and give me crash course in flora identification. If it's not a daffodil, then it's a? Yep, that's where my knowledge ends. With the flower of Wales. I'm so sorry.