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New Addition to the Garden

02 May 2017 21:41:23

I bought this arch in Aldi but had no idea how big it was. (I'm sure it was written on the pack but hopeless at visualising the size.) I had in mind that I would use it to support sweet peas but it couldn't go into the ground in the spot that I had planned for it as it needed to be sunk 30cms.

What followed was hubby and I trying it out in different places in the garden. We finally decided on this spot at the start of the path and today I put the sweetpeas into troughs on either side. 

I finised off with some night scented stock so the smells should be divine when they all bloom.

What do you think?

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Jacinta D Jacinta D 02 May 2017 21:47:28

That looks lovely, Moya. The two scents together will be gorgeous.

Fleurette Fleurette 02 May 2017 22:47:19

That is a great size, Moya.  It looks terrific, and I can imagine it with sweet pea growing up right to the top!  

Fleurette Fleurette 02 May 2017 22:47:20

That is a great size, Moya.  It looks terrific, and I can imagine it with sweet pea growing up right to the top!  

Gracedieu Lass Gracedieu Lass 02 May 2017 22:54:07

Arches are so much better the bigger they are. Looks great.

Dick Dick 02 May 2017 23:02:14

Very impressed by this arch, Moya. It should be great whenthe sweet pea grows up.

Jackie Jackie 03 May 2017 07:34:44

It looks fantastic there Moya. It frames that pathway so well and as Mary said, the bigger the better. It'll be bursting with colour and scent in no time ;) 

LindaB LindaB 03 May 2017 09:57:35

Love it!

Mary B Mary B 03 May 2017 21:43:20

I love it Moya, I think arches look best when you can see some of the structure so the generous size is for the best.

JoanG JoanG 03 May 2017 21:47:39

Love it too!  It makes a lovely entrance to that area, so perfectly placed, and will be gorgeous with the sweet peas and stocks.

Moya Moya 03 May 2017 22:08:56

Thank you so much everyone. I am getting used to seeing it in that spot now and I hope the sweet pea will cover it as you say.


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