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Megan’s London Garden

Scenes from a restored garden space

close up of white dahlias

My name is Megan, and I live in Kentish Town, North London, England. When we moved into our house, our garden was a total shambles—crumbly brick walls, broken trellises, and rotted decking. We now have a little oasis with a combination of formal planting and bright colors.

close up of bright green and red coral bells in bloomThough usually grown for its colorful foliage, coral bells (Heuchera hybrids, Zones 5–9) has clouds of small flowers that can be quite lovely as well.

close up of white dahliasIt’s hard to beat a perfect dahlia (Dahlia hybrid, Zones 8–11 or as a tender bulb) with its layer upon layer of perfect white petals unfolding. Dahlias are equally beautiful in the garden or in a vase indoors.

close up of white lobelias at the edge of a containerThe dark container makes these beautiful white lobelias (Lobelia erinus, Zones 10–11 or as an annual) seem even brighter.

adult and baby fox in the gardenThe garden is home not just to beautiful flowers—these foxes enjoy the space as well! I hope they do their part to keep hungry rabbits and other pests away.

close up of blue hardy geranium flowersCranesbill, or hardy geranium (Geranium hybrid, Zones 5–9) is a wonderful perennial. It’s easy to care for and has clouds of beautiful blue flowers.

close up of various colored tulipsThis gorgeous array of tulips is mixed with heuchera and primroses (Primula hybrid, Zones 3–8).

If you want to see more from Megan, check out her Instagram: @sproutandabout__


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    user-7007816 06/06/2023

    Beautiful garden and your fox protectors are truly unique.

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    simplesue 06/06/2023

    So many pretty flowers and your fox photo is amazing! I like that you let nature do what it does in your garden with wildlife and all.
    Nothing makes a house more like a home than creating a garden! I just love the Hardy Geraniums, I just bought one and hope it does as well as yours!

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    treasuresmom 06/06/2023

    Love seeing gardens from other countries.

  4. btucker9675 06/06/2023

    What a wonderful garden and I'm completely in love with your foxes!

  5. MohawkValley 06/07/2023

    Beautiful --- and it's nice to have some garden tenders to help one along once in a while .... Ha . Peace from the Mohawk Valley in central NYS .

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