Garden makeover Our garden guru Carol finds herself caught between a rockery and another hard place
This month’s problem garden is double trouble – a rockery on one side and
terraces on the other. Carol’s planting plan unifies and beautifies both
I would love some help to revamp my tired front gardens. One is a rockery and the other is terraced. We live in Waikoikoi, which is 20 minutes from Gore.
We get plenty of rain but nevertheless these gardens are quite dry – they seem to grow weeds very well!
The soil drains freely and it’s a very sunny spot but the ground is very hard to dig because it had lots of stones on it in the past. I want something that is easy-care but looks really nice when people drive up to the house as it is the first thing they see. Any advice would be greatly appreciated.
Jann Robertson, Waikoikoi, Gore