It has only been since we bought our house two and a bit years ago that something strange happened. I started liking gardening.
I too thought that this was the domain of Charlie Dimmock (sorry non UK readers – Google her) and pensioners.
However this all changed when we bought our first home – a new build in Birmingham. As is often the case with new build properties, the garden was boring with a capital B. A tiny patio and a patch of grass. BORING.
We stared at it from January (when we moved in) until May and then decided that something needed to be done. We enlisted the help of my very DIY-able family to help and began Project Garden. We expanded the patio, which was only two slabs wide, to be five slabs wide (and therefore actually usable for eating and socialising outside). The garden was on…
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