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My empty garden is mostly rubble, rubbish left behind by the builders, who promised to clean up and didn’t.

Empty Garden - Flower Bed

This is the best spot in the garden currently, it has plants which are not only alive, but have survived a full year in our windy garden (I think the fence helps).

My three purple fountain grasses

Despite the strong winds in this spot, they are thriving. Unfortunately so are the weeds growing up around them in the improved soil. Does anyone know what the green plants are with the white flowers? When small they have a pretty shape, but as they grow they become messy and eventually die. A visitor has told me that they may be from the nightshade family and that some people call this weed a “potato plant”, but there’s no potato-type growth underneath them and I can’t find any picture matches under that name.

Empty Garden - Narrow Bed

Empty Garden - Narrow Bed

Empty Garden - Narrow Bed

Empty Garden - Narrow Bed

Empty Garden - Against the house

Empty Garden - Against the house

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