New House, New Garden 2: Garden Makeover

Here's the second of my (cough) regular posts on preparing our house and garden for sale. A (cough) short while ago, I wrote about the house Jim and I bought in January 2016, its poor state of repair, its interesting decoration. Just renovating the house would gobble up our allocated budget: new kitchen, new bathroom, … Continue reading New House, New Garden 2: Garden Makeover

New House, New Garden: Introduction

After a seven month house sale and purchase, we finally moved into our new home in mid January. This is what we bought and how it looked on our first viewing last September.  It's a flint and brick, terrace cottage; built - according to the estate agent - in the 18th century. Neglected, victim to … Continue reading New House, New Garden: Introduction