Wild Garden

I call this my wild garden because it is an area that does not get a lot of attention. This is a large gravelled area where the oil tank and the septic tank are situated and room to park up to three cars. Because of the septic tank I can’t grow trees or any other deep rooted plants here, but there is a Cornish hedge alongside the fence beyond which is a very overgrown area in the farmyard. This was home mainly to weeds such as brambles, grass and nettles before I cleared in in 2019 and planted it with cuttings from the garden. On the opposite side is a low granite wall which again I have tried to fill with cuttings, but there is not much soil in this wall.

  • Anthemis punctata cupanian / Sicilian chamomile
  • Borage – blue and white
  • Campanula
  • Erigeron glaucus ‘Sea Breeze’ / fleabane
  • Erigeron karvinskianus / Mexican Fleabane
  • Erysimum / Wallflowers
  • Geraniums
  • Golden Marjoram
  • Forget me nots
  • Hart’s tongue ferns
  • Leucanthemum vulgare / Oxeye Daisies
  • Musk Mallow – pink and white
  • Narcissus ‘Tete a tete’
  • Oregano
  • Osteospermums
  • Persicaria
  • Muscari
  • Wild Yarrow
  • Wild Clematis

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