Soil type: Clay Watering the garden: We use a hand-held hose in dry weather and for the pots. Most significant plant in the garden: Hydrangeas and box in all shapes and sizes.
Most-used part of the garden: The courtyard at the back.
Best edible crop: Lettuce and rocket in tubs. Best tip for other gardeners: Invest in good garden design and implement gradually. Help in the garden: We have a gardener who comes for a day, once a month. Mother’s Day thoughts on gardening: My mother, Norma, was a fantastic gardener and always really interested in garden design. Her last garden was a beautiful woodland with big trees and a very restful effect. (Tim)
Rose Percival and Tim Day