As you’ll know by now I’m moving just before Christmas and I’m thrilled to finally have a garden after being holed up in a flat for the last two years. I cant wait to be able to sort the garden out and create a great place for the kids to play.
On my list of numerous things I want in the garden is a pretty shady area with a bench and perhaps a water feature. I love garden water features, just the trickling noise is enough to relax you and transport you to the banks of a pretty stream under a weeping willow. In this little area I’ll have a rockery and plants that do well in the shade. Then I want bright pink bouganvilla and clematis climbing the walls of the garden, a bbq area and maybe some decking.
The kids part of the garden is where it will be slightly more lively with colourful playmats and the kids birthday and christmas presents taking up the vast majority of the space. The little one’s getting a playhouse for his birthday, which also just so happens to be Christmas Day, he’s also getting a slide and a little car and both of them are getting a trampoline to share at some point before summer so it’ll be proper fun garden to make up for being stuck in the flat for the last two years!
Another little idea of mine is to have an area the kids can grow things, like tomatoes and strawberries. I was toying with the idea of a rectangular planter, but it may well end up being a few strategically placed pots. Either way I will be needing to stock up on some Bulldog Tools to help us dig holes for the plants etc. I can’t wait!