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What to plant in an exposed boarder.

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Pipbin Tue 18-Mar-14 21:28:51

Here is my lovely garden in pictures taken when we first moved in. It is south facing but, as you can see, it has lots of trees and backed onto a park with even more trees.
The garden is terraced as its on quite a slope. We have taken out the lavender bush that you can see in the 3rd picture.
What could we put in its place?
We have been in our house for a year now, what other suggestions would you have for it?

Pipbin Tue 18-Mar-14 21:31:11

I forgot to mention that the drop on the other side of the boarder is about 5ft. Not that it makes a difference really, but it does make it a little exposed.

FunkyBoldRibena Tue 18-Mar-14 21:33:30

That is not exposed, that is sheltered.

What I would put there is...some sort of black elder.

Pipbin Tue 18-Mar-14 21:38:19

I guess it's not exposed really is it. I was just thinking of the drop on the other side and that it's not against a wall or fence.
I came from a terrace with a tiny courtyard garden.

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