Saturday, December 19, 2009

We bought a house


Been a long time since I posted here. We finally bought a house, purchase was completed on 11 December and we've been trying to get various stuff sorted out ever since.

Front of house

The garden is quite large for a semi round here, and has some lovely shrubs - quince in the front garden, magnolia, camellia, azaleas in the back.

Quince flowers

Quince Flowers

We've been tackling the brambles in the back garden, and also the buddleias. I chopped down most of a buddleia yesterday - or at least pruned it severely, and began trying to prune some of the roses. Here's a picture of the garden from the back bedroom, taken a while ago, and before we began work on the pruning etc.

Garden from bedroom 2




8 comments:

Jo said...

Congratulations! The garden looks lovely. I hope you are happy in your new place.

Anonymous said...

You're Back! I kept checking to see if you'd re-appeared.Glad you are settled again.Merry christmas.x
Maureen

Cusp said...

Lovely to see you posting again. So glad you've managed to find a nice new place and with a lovely garden.

Hope you had a good Xmas and 2010 will be kind to you both

x

Bonnie said...

I'm sure that garden will soon be what you want it to be. Have a good year.

Libby said...

How super. Gald you are all well.

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Poppy said...

Nice garden! I wish I had something like that... but considering I have NO talent for plants the garden's not really necessary :))