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...F, G, H, I, J, K,
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...R, S, T, U, V, W,
...X, Y, Z
...Pest Control
...using Plants

Garden Construction
Garden Design
...How to Use the Colour Wheel Concepts for Selection of Flowers, Foliage and Flower Shape
...RHS Mixed Borders
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Topic - Plant Photo Galleries

Camera Photo Galleries:-

RHS Garden at Wisley
Plant Supports -
When supporting plants in a bed, it is found that not only do those plants grow upwards, but also they expand their roots and footpad sideways each year. Pages
1
, 2, 3, 8, 11,
12, 13,
Plants 4, 7, 10,
Bedding Plants 5,
Plant Supports for Unknown Plants 5
,
Clematis Climbers 6,
the RHS does not appear to either follow it's own pruning advice or advice from The Pruning of Trees, Shrubs and Conifers by George E. Brown.
ISBN 0-571-11084-3 with the plants in Pages 1-7 of this folder. You can see from looking at both these resources as to whether the pruning carried out on the remainder of the plants in Pages 7-15 was correct.
Narcissus (Daffodil) 9,
Phlox Plant Supports 14, 15

Coleus Bedding Foliage Trial - Pages
1, 2, 3, 4, 5,
6, 7, 8, 9, 10,
11, 12, 13, 14, 15,
16, 17, 18, 19, 20,
21, 22, 23, 24, 25,
26, 27, 28, 29, 30,
31, 32
,
Index

National Trust Garden at Sissinghurst Castle
Plant Supports -
Pages for Gallery 1
with Plant Supports
1
, 5, 10
Plants
2
, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12
Recommended Rose Pruning Methods 13
Pages for Gallery 2
with Plant Supports
2
,
Plants 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7

Dry Garden of
RHS Garden at
Hyde Hall
Plants - Pages
without Plant Supports
Plants 1
, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Nursery of
Peter Beales Roses
Display Garden
Roses Pages
1
, 2, 3, 4, 5,
6, 7, 8, 9, 10,
11, 12, 13

Nursery of
RV Roger
Roses - Pages
A1,A2,A3,A4,A5,
A6,A7,A8,A9,A10,
A11,A12,A13,A14,B15,
B16,B17,B18,B19,B20,
B21,B22,B23,B24,B25,
B26,B27,B28,B29,B30,
B31,B32,B33,B34,B35,
B36,B37,B38,B39

Damage by Plants in Chilham Village - Pages
1
, 2, 3, 4

Pavements of Funchal, Madeira
Damage to Trees - Pages
1
, 2, 3, 4, 5,
6, 7, 8, 9, 10,
11, 12, 13
for trees 1-54
,
14, 15,
16, 17, 18, 19, 20,
21, 22, 23, 24, 25,
for trees 55-95,
26
, 27, 28, 29, 30,
31, 32, 33, 34, 35,
36, 37,
for trees 95-133,
38
, 39, 40,
41, 42, 43, 44, 45,
for trees 133-166


Chris Garnons-Williams
Work Done - Pages
1, 2, 3, 4, 5,
6, 7, 8, 9, 10,
11, 12, 13


The plant with photo in the above Camera Photo Galleries
join

the plants with photos in the other Plant Photo Galleries below in

Plant with Photo Index of Ivydene Gardens - 913
A 1, Photos - 36
B 1, Photos - 13
C 1, Photos - 35
D 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6,
Photos - 411

Photos of
Plants causing damage to buildings in Chilham Village and
Photos of
Damage to Trees in Pavements of Funchal
are also in the D pages
E 1, Photos - 21
F 1, Photos - 1
G 1, Photos - 5
H 1, Photos - 21
I 1, Photos - 8
J 1, Photos - 1
K 1, Photos - 1
L 1, Photos - 14
M 1, Photos - 9
N 1, Photos - 12
O 1, Photos - 5
P 1, Photos - 54
Q 1, Photos -
R 1, Photos - 90
S 1, Photos - 111
T 1, Photos - 13
U 1, Photos - 5
V 1, Photos - 4
W 1, Photos - 46
Photos of
Work Done by Chris
Garnons-Williams are also in the W pages

X 1 Photos -
Y 1, Photos -
Z 1 Photos -


Aquatic
Bamboo


Bedding
...by Flower Shape

...Camera photos of Coleus Bedding Foliage Trial

Further details on Bedding from the Infill Galleries:-
...for Spring
...for Summer
...for Autumn
...for Winter
...for Sandy Soil
...for Acid Soil
...for Chalky Soil
...for Clay Soil
...Flower Colour:-
......Black
......Blue
......Orange
......Pink
......Purple
......Red
......White
......Yellow
......Multi-coloured
...Use of Bedding:-
......Aromatic Fol
......Scented Flo
......Long Flo
......Coloured Fol
......for Bees, etc
......Cut Flos
......Hanging Pot
......Pots/ Troughs
......Screening
......Window Box
......Bedding Out
......Filling in

Further details on Annuals from the Infill Galleries:-
Uses of Annuals

...Exposed Sites
...Sheltered Sites
...in Greenhouse
...Extra Poor Soil
...Very Rich Soil
...Gap Filling
...Patio Pots
...Cut Flowers 1, 2
...Everlasting Flos
...Attract Insects
...with Fragrance
...Bee Pollinated
...Annual Pairing
...Low-Growing
...Med-Growing
...Tall Growing
...Flower Colour:-
......Black/Brown
......Blue-Purple
......Green
......Red-Pink
......White
......Yellow/Orange
...for its Foliage
...in Moist Soil
...in Shade
...as Houseplants
...Edging Beds
...Hanging Basket
...Vining Annuals
...Plants for Cut Flowers which flower during:-
......January
......February
......March
......April
......May
......June
......July
......August
......September
......October
......November
......December
Further Details on Biennials from the Infill Galleries:-
Use of Bieenials

...Cottage Garden
...Cut Flower
...for Rock Work
...Patio Pots
...Conservatory
...for Wildlife
...Scented Flo



Bulb
...Allium/ Anemone
...Autumn
...Colchicum/ Crocus
...Dahlia
...Gladiolus
...Hippeastrum/ Lily
...Late Summer
...Narcissus
...Spring
...Tulip
...Winter
Climber
...Clematis
...Climbers
Conifer
Deciduous Shrub
...Shrubs - Decid
Deciduous Tree
...Trees - Decid
Evergreen Perennial
...P-Evergreen A-L
...P-Evergreen M-Z
...Flower Shape
Evergreen Shrub
...Shrubs - Evgr
...Heather Shrub
Evergreen Tree
...Trees - Evgr
Fern
Grass
Hedging
Herbaceous Perennial
...P -Herbaceous
...RHS Wisley
...Flower Shape
Herb
Odds and Sods
Rhododendron
Rose
...RHS Wisley A-F
...RHS Wisley G-R
...RHS Wisley S-Z
...Rose Use
...Other Roses A-F
...Other Roses G-R
...Other Roses S-Z
Soft Fruit
Top Fruit
...Apple

...Cherry
...Pear
Vegetable

Wild Flower
with its
flower colour page,
space,
Site Map page in its flower colour
NOTE Gallery
...Blue Note
...Brown Note
...Cream Note
...Green Note
...Mauve Note
...Multi-Cols Note
...Orange Note
...Pink A-G Note
...Pink H-Z Note
...Purple Note
...Red Note
...White A-D Note
...White E-P Note
...White Q-Z Note
...Yellow A-G Note
...Yellow H-Z Note
...Shrub/Tree Note
Poisonous
Wildflower Plants

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Topic - Flower/Foliage Colour
Colour Wheel Galleries

Following your choice using Garden Style then that changes your Plant Selection Process
Garden Style
...Infill Plants
...12 Bloom Colours per Month Index
...12 Foliage Colours per Month Index
...All Plants Index
...Cultivation, Position, Use Index
...Shape, Form
Index

or
you could use these Flower Colour Wheels with number of colours
All Flowers 53

All Flowers per Month 12
with its
Explanation of
Structure of this Website with

...User Guidelines
All Bee-Pollinated Flowers per Month 12
...Index
Rock Garden and Alpine Flower Colour Wheel with number of colours
Rock Plant Flowers 53

...Rock Plant Photos

or
these Foliage Colour Wheels structures, which I have done but until I can take the photos and I am certain of the plant label's validity, these may not progress much further
All Foliage 212

All Spring Foliage 212
All Summer Foliage 212
All Autumn Foliage 212
All Winter Foliage 212

or
Flower Colour Wheel without photos, but with links to photos
12 Bloom Colours per Month Index
...All Plants Index

............

Topic - Wildlife on Plant Photo Gallery
Butterfly
Usage of Plants
by Egg, Caterpillar, Chrysalis and Butterfly

Egg, Caterpillar, Chrysalis and Butterfly usage of
Plant A-C
Plant C-M
Plant N-W
Butterfly usage of Plant

followed by all the Wild Flower Family Pages:-

WILD FLOWER FAMILY
PAGE MENU 1


(o)Adder's Tongue
Amaranth
(o)Arrow-Grass
(o)Arum
(o)Balsam
Bamboo
(o)Barberry
(o)Bedstraw
(o)Beech
(o)Bellflower
(o)Bindweed
(o)Birch
(o)Birds-Nest
(o)Birthwort
(o)Bogbean
(o)Bog Myrtle
(o)Borage
(o)Box
(o)Broomrape
(o)Buckthorn
(o)Buddleia
(o)Bur-reed
(o)Buttercup
(o)Butterwort
(o)Cornel (Dogwood)
(o)Crowberry
(o)Crucifer (Cabbage/Mustard) 1
(o)Crucifer (Cabbage/Mustard) 2
Cypress
(o)Daffodil
(o)Daisy
(o)Daisy Cudweeds
(o)Daisy Chamomiles
(o)Daisy Thistle
(o)Daisy Catsears
(o)Daisy Hawkweeds
(o)Daisy Hawksbeards
(o)Daphne
(o)Diapensia
(o)Dock Bistorts
(o)Dock Sorrels

WILD FLOWER FAMILY
PAGE MENU 2


(o)Clubmoss
(o)Duckweed
(o)Eel-Grass
(o)Elm
(o)Filmy Fern
(o)Horsetail
(o)Polypody
Quillwort
(o)Royal Fern
(o)Figwort - Mulleins
(o)Figwort - Speedwells
(o)Flax
(o)Flowering-Rush
(o)Frog-bit
(o)Fumitory
(o)Gentian
(o)Geranium
(o)Glassworts
(o)Gooseberry
(o)Goosefoot
(o)Grass 1
(o)Grass 2
(o)Grass 3
(o)Grass Soft Bromes 1
(o)Grass Soft Bromes 2
(o)Grass Soft Bromes 3 (o)Hazel
(o)Heath
(o)Hemp
(o)Herb-Paris
(o)Holly
(o)Honeysuckle
(o)Horned-Pondweed
(o)Hornwort
(o)Iris
(o)Ivy
(o)Jacobs Ladder
(o)Lily
(o)Lily Garlic
(o)Lime
(o)Lobelia
(o)Loosestrife
(o)Mallow
(o)Maple
(o)Mares-tail
(o)Marsh Pennywort
(o)Melon (Gourd/Cucumber)
 

WILD FLOWER FAMILY
PAGE MENU 3


(o)Mesem-bryanthemum
(o)Mignonette
(o)Milkwort
(o)Mistletoe
(o)Moschatel
Naiad
(o)Nettle
(o)Nightshade
(o)Oleaster
(o)Olive
(o)Orchid 1
(o)Orchid 2
(o)Orchid 3
(o)Orchid 4
(o)Parnassus-Grass
(o)Peaflower
(o)Peaflower Clover 1
(o)Peaflower Clover 2
(o)Peaflower Clover 3
(o)Peaflower Vetches/Peas
Peony
(o)Periwinkle
Pillwort
Pine
(o)Pink 1
(o)Pink 2
Pipewort
(o)Pitcher-Plant
(o)Plantain
(o)Pondweed
(o)Poppy
(o)Primrose
(o)Purslane
Rannock Rush
(o)Reedmace
(o)Rockrose
(o)Rose 1
(o)Rose 2
(o)Rose 3
(o)Rose 4
(o)Rush
(o)Rush Woodrushes
(o)Saint Johns Wort
Saltmarsh Grasses
(o)Sandalwood
(o)Saxifrage
 

WILD FLOWER FAMILY
PAGE MENU 4


Seaheath
(o)Sea Lavender
(o)Sedge Rush-like
(o)Sedges Carex 1
(o)Sedges Carex 2
(o)Sedges Carex 3
(o)Sedges Carex 4
(o)Spindle-Tree
(o)Spurge
(o)Stonecrop
(o)Sundew
(o)Tamarisk
Tassel Pondweed
(o)Teasel
(o)Thyme 1
(o)Thyme 2
(o)Umbellifer 1
(o)Umbellifer 2
(o)Valerian
(o)Verbena
(o)Violet
(o)Water Fern
(o)Waterlily
(o)Water Milfoil
(o)Water Plantain
(o)Water Starwort
Waterwort
(o)Willow
(o)Willow-Herb
(o)Wintergreen
(o)Wood-Sorrel
(o)Yam
(o)Yew

 

It is worth remembering that especially with roses that the colour of the petals of the flower may change - The following photos are of Rosa 'Lincolnshire Poacher' which I took on the same day in R.V. Roger's Nursery Field:-

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Closed Bud

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Opening Bud

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Juvenile Flower

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Older Juvenile Flower

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Middle-aged Flower - Flower Colour in Season in its
Rose Description Page is
"Buff Yellow, with a very slight pink tint at the edges in May-October."

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Mature Flower

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Juvenile Flower and Dying Flower

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Form of Rose Bush

There are 720 roses in the Rose Galleries; many of which have the above series of pictures in their respective Rose Description Page.

So one might avoid the disappointment that the 2 elephants had when their trunks were entwined instead of them each carrying their trunk using their own trunk, and your disappointment of buying a rose to discover that the colour you bought it for is only the case when it has its juvenile flowers; if you look at all the photos of the roses in the respective Rose Description Page!!!!

Ivydene Horticultural Services logo with I design, construct and maintain private gardens. I also advise and teach you in your own garden. 01634 389677

Site design and content copyright ©August 2019.
Chris Garnons-Williams.

DISCLAIMER: Links to external sites are provided as a courtesy to visitors. Ivydene Horticultural Services are not responsible for the content and/or quality of external web sites linked from this site.  

 

Picture Folder Name Pages:-

Since 14 June 2019 I have also started to put my own full-sized 4000 x 3000 digital Camera images into the relevant topics in this website again for use in the Public Domain - since there may
be 9 or more to a page the resulting 43Mb website page may take some time to load
. Since I have more than 26,522 photos using 111,460Mb of my disk space, then the extra upfront cost per annum before creating more folders like Photo coleus is just over 3.16 pence per photo has been paid for the total number in that entire photo collection before any are sent to the website.

It is hoped that you may find them of interest.

Ivydene Gardens Plant with Photo Index Gallery:
Page W 1

Plant Name with link to its page in Ivydene Gardens

If the image has IMG in its filename, then it is a Passthrough Camera Image of usually 4000 x 3000 pixels and it will take a long time to load on your screen. Click on it and drag it to your desktop to use it.

Type of Plant with Thumbnail

Comments
If the Image is copyrighted to
Garnons-Williams or Foord, then it is in the Public Domain and you may download it and use it. Many of the Images published within Ivydene Gardens have the copyright name appended to the Image filename.

What gardening team do at Sissinghurst
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Wallflower 'Sunset'
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Abbey Gate Cottages

Original Patio and Back Fence with Rock Garden

In December 1991, I was asked to quote to replace the fence at the back of this patio, the rock garden, the picket fence between this cottage and the next one, the patio with a new patio, trellis at the back and part of the side, new patio, path and picket fence.

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Original Picket Fence

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So I created a Current Garden Design plan,

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and then a Proposed Garden Design plan,

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with a Proposed Garden Design site plan,

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Proposed Garden Design with details of wood required plan and

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and details of Proposed Garden Design paving materials required plan.

The Trellis sections would support her climbing rose and provide flowers round her patio. The path to the patio was required to stop walking in mud when getting to the new patio or slipping down the sloping wet lawn. The picket fence was falling down and required replacing. The remainder of the lawn was required for drying her washing on.

This was one of 4 of terraced cottages and in the country in a valley. The trellis had to be very strong against the push of wind in storms running over these 4 back gardens and that is why the posts are 4 x 4 inch (10 x 10 cm), the rails 2 x 4 (5 x 10cm) and the trellis 1 x 1 (2.5 x 2.5 cm). These posts were also 24 inches into the ground with Type I Foundation round them to make sure that they would not be blown over as well as creating an angle of 90 degrees between each pair of trellis in their junction at the corner for them to prevent each other from moving. I specified that the posts, which would be in permanent contact with the ground be made made of chestnut (the poor man's version of oak) for longevity. I had chestnut posts for 20 years and it is only because I was stupid enough to allow ivy to grow over them and the wet weight in a storm became too much, that the fence fell down snapping the posts at ground level. After 30 years I still have the same chestnut posts within holes inside a garden wall supporting a vertical hit and miss fence panel fence and these take the winds coming from adjacent fields for horse pasture.

The same strength idea was used with the picket fence and its arris rails.

A 4 inch (10 cm) depth of foundation is sufficient for a patio with no vehicular traffic on it in a sandy soil, 2 inch (5 cm) depth of sharp sand (builders sand is like ball bearings and it can move out from under the slabs, whereas sharp sand is like pyramids and they tend to lock together) and then 2 inch (5 cm) allowance for the thickness of the slabs on top making 8 inches (20 cms). Thus 8 inch timber was used to bound this material and 4 inch wood or 2 inch wood used to get the right depth of foundation and sand from those boards. The boards were softwood and would probaly rot away within a few years - the ground alongside and the paved area should have completely settled into a solid mass by that time and so should not move.

I tried to make a variety of random paving using the different sizes of this County Paving to link with the crazy paving in the rest of the garden, but you still need to create this plan before you order materials such as volume of sharp sand and roadstone. The 200 of 3 x 1 x 0.5 inches (7.5 x 2.5 x 1.25 cm) pegs were used to separate the slabs by 0.5 inches (1.25 cm) so that rain could drain between the slabs rather than running down over the whole patio onto the lawn or crazy paving at the bottom.

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Trellis erected and building patio foundations

I removed the rock garden, the back fence, picket fence and pruned the climbing roses back to their main stems. I then erected the new picket fence and gate, posts for 4 specially commissioned 72 x 72 inch (180 x 180 cm) fence panels (the trellis was made with 1 inch (2.5cm) square timber rather than the normal 1 x 0.5 inch to provide a very strong long-lasting rose support structure), dug out the required depth for the new patio and path, edged it with timber and did not line it with weed control fabric (to stop the Type I Roadstone used as foundation from mixing with the sandy soil below and stop the roots of the rose and trees from
getting into the foundations. The depth of foundation was for sandy soil and is shown in Case Study 3 before installing the Type I Roadstone ( the advantage of Type I Roadstone is that it is broken up rock and when laid the bits come together as a good solid lump, which will not be harmed by compressing it or the 2 inch (5 cm) depth of sharp sand above it or the slabs above that to settle them within the sand, unlike brick rubble or other rubble that is likely to leave voids. It also still drains the rainwater.)

I tied the pruned roses to the trellis panels with green twine to separate rows to provide space between these stems for the flower shoots to spring forth from each stem to clothe the trellis in rose flowers. I used green twine, because it would rot away in a few years and I would need to retrain these rose stems anyway. If I used wire or plastic, then this could throttle the rose stem - wire could rust but the plastic would still be viable for many years and you would forget to loosen them.

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Completed patio and path with the slab separators

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Patio and Path completed with sharp sand replacing the slab separators.

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Picket Fence completed.

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Picket gate erected.

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Plan of Work Item 1 completed.

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Then, planting both the front and back gardens was requested ans so current and proposed plans were produced.

Back Garden Current Planting Plan

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Back Garden Proposed Planting Plan

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Front Garden Current Planting Plan

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Front Garden Proposed Planting Plan.

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Descriptions of the proposed plants were shown to the client together with photos within books for approval. Then numbers to be ordered were calculated for each plant.

Plant Descriptions Page 1

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Plant Descriptions Page 2

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Plant Descriptions Page 3

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Back garden planted by patio- 2 cubic yards of spent mushroom compost used as mulch to both feed and prevent the soil from drying out from the action of the sun and wind.

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Back Garden planted by Picket Fence

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Back Garden planted by Old Fence

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Back Garden planted by Picket Gate.

The client's cottage is the first of 4 terraced cottages, with the white wall and kent peg tile roof facing you being the fourth.

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Having a drink to celebrate the completion of Work 2, with the client.

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Some years later she asked to replace the sloping back lawn, patio and crazy paving with a level patio.

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so I came up with a proposed plan.

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When I started I looked at the crazy paving outside the house

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and the entry garden gate, I found that I could not get my wheelbarrow through because the new gate had been installed too far down the hill and the roof of Firewood Store stopped it going at right-angles to allow full access.

So -

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I replaced the open fronted Firewood Store with a new roof structure which was then felted, battened, retiled with Kent Peg Tiles and leaded to stop the rain going down the house wall or the back wall of the Firewood Store.

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Having reached the back door, I found that rainwater was coming into the cottage .

As you can see from the plan; the rainwater was then stopped from coming in.

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But, in removing the crazy paving by the kitchen, I found that the drain was broken
and that the mains water pipe was leaking, so

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they were replaced.

Before I could get back onto my landscaping job the neighbour requested that I descale his hot water pipe to his bath. Was I now a fully qualified plumber? So having become a sanitation engineer, a joiner, electrician, roofer and water engineer, not being a plumber; I immediately did it for him.

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So I got on and did the requested patio, electrical sockets and water taps. Then, she requested a dry stone wall. So, I became a dry stone waller in contructing 66 feet of wall that could be sat on, using ragstone.

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Many years later, I went and took photos. Note the Hostas on the left which you will see again in the last photo on this page as I took photos round this back garden.

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The concrete slope with kent peg tiles embedded in it to provide traction in icy weather was created instead of the step as wheelie-bins had to be moved from each cottage out to the road for the bin-men each week. The board was put there by the neighbour to stop her small dog from escaping.

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