More help needed for a gardener wannabe
So, here is my second plot.
Its a south facing border with trees behind (which have to stay). The garden is a good size but it needs to remain as a lawn as I have 3 boys who love to play football, rugby and general wrestling! I was thinking of creating 2 raised beds with sleepers or something similar so then they are a little protected from balls and have clean soil without the tree roots. So I'm thinking crocus, Aliums, Lavender, Sea breeze,Euonymus japonicus, hellebores, rosemary, sage, hebes, lupin, Nandina domestica. I'm looking for a modern look, not too cottage garden, easy maintenance, with flowers all year round. Whats your thoughts please? THANKS!!