Looks good Tom, and sorry to rain on your parade a bit but, what are you going to do round the base of the structure? It's a good bit higher then the grass level.
Maybe another little surround of timber and gravel infill to make a shallow step up? Or plant up with thymes or low growing alpines ? They'd hide the base but also give additional colour and scent and would appreciate the sharp drainage. Dianthus would be great.
You've put a lot of hard graft in there. Hope you got a treat in return
BobFlannigon we build the beds around the stumps (it was a nightmare digging out roots for concrete footings ...) and then first filled with lots of well rotted compost, then topped up with topsoil!
Fairygirl, yeah we ran out of time and topsoil/compost too. So that's the next job. And yes i'm thinking thymes and maybe some more stipa tenuissima
Fantastic achievement, would have taken me months and would have looked terrible.
Like the idea of the Stipa too, should hide the gap nicely.
Good job Tom. Well done. Plans for the base sound good too.
That's a lovely job Tom , your Grandmother looks very pleased!
Brilliant Tom. It'll be terrific when you get the other part done.
Give your aches and pains time to disappear first
that looks really good, you must be pleased!
Thanks everyone, yes i'm really pleased! Just about recovered now Fairygirl haha
That's great Tom ... no wonder your grandma and her lovely dog look pleased and it's so nice that the seat is of a good depth ... so often such seats are far too narrow for traditionally built btms to sit comfortably and are little more than a perch. Yours actually has room for a nice comfy cushion ... brilliant!
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TomCranham says:Thanks everyone, yes i'm really pleased! Just about recovered now Fairygirl haha
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