Over the weekend of July 17/18, 2005 Martyn (and Fiona) transformed a derelict area between the shed and bathroom

As it looked before........ ......with some of the grass and ivy gone
The Plan!
First built was the base for the phone box..........  
....then a giant planter made from railway sleepers (railroad ties) the end of which is the new water feature.....
 ..the sleepers are oak from Dutch railways. Last phase was preparation for the patio....
...which was built with pavoirs matching the house colour.. ...and then the first plantings
A new flower bed was added in May 2006 Here is is in May 2007
In snow (Dec 19, 2009)
Start of the Sprys/Bur vacation June 23, 2006: "Time for Cosmopolitans" Photo: Kathy Sprys  June 23, 2006

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