Catherine 👩🏻‍🌾

@pollyandprimrosegardens

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📍Cannington, Somerset 🌿 Garden Maintenance Service 🌺 Weeding, Pruning, Planting & Design 💌 DM or Call 07816 859943
Back here today to get all the weeding done and finish painting the climbing frame. It’s now on the market, with viewings commencing next week. 

I can’t believe how far this garden has come in 8 months. When I started work here back in November, it was a jungle. No structure, no flow, no planned planting.

All wood work has been painted to create consistency throughout the garden and hard landscaping done by @hispectrees which has transformed it into a usable functional space.

Whilst I’m sad that we won’t be able to complete all the plans for this garden (planting of herbaceous border, kids play area, orchard and wildlife garden and bonfire circle) I’m incredibly proud of how it’s developed and evolved ✨

 #anotherbusyday  #onthemarket  #taunton  #somerset  #femalegardener  #femalegardeners

Back here today to get all the weeding done and finish painting the climbing frame. It’s now on the market, with viewings commencing next week. I can’t believe how far this garden has come in 8 months. When I started work here back in November, it was a jungle. No structure, no flow, no planned planting. All wood work has been painted to create consistency throughout the garden and hard landscaping done by @hispectrees which has transformed it into a usable functional space. Whilst I’m sad that we won’t be able to complete all the plans for this garden (planting of herbaceous border, kids play area, orchard and wildlife garden and bonfire circle) I’m incredibly proud of how it’s developed and evolved ✨ #anotherbusyday #onthemarket #taunton #somerset #femalegardener #femalegardeners

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2 months ago
First cut of sweet peas this morning... Popping beautifully against the Fresh Rosemary Fence ✨

 #sweetpeas  #2021  #cuprinolgardenshades  #cuprinolgardenshadesfreshrosemary  #courtyardgarden  #loveyourgarden  #freshcutflowers

First cut of sweet peas this morning... Popping beautifully against the Fresh Rosemary Fence ✨ #sweetpeas #2021 #cuprinolgardenshades #cuprinolgardenshadesfreshrosemary #courtyardgarden #loveyourgarden #freshcutflowers

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2 months ago
I bought this climbing rose from the ‘hospital bay’ of a local nursery a few years ago for £2.00.

A good prune, a sunny spot and a picket fence to climb along, she’s happy and thriving! 

Don’t dismiss garden centre ‘hospital bays’, with a little bit of love and a place to call home, they soon become showstoppers. Plants are pretty resilient.

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 #gardener  #gardeningtips  #roses  #climbingroses  #yellowroses  #planthospitalnursery  #thriving  #somerset  #whitepicketfence  #whitepicketfences

I bought this climbing rose from the ‘hospital bay’ of a local nursery a few years ago for £2.00. A good prune, a sunny spot and a picket fence to climb along, she’s happy and thriving! Don’t dismiss garden centre ‘hospital bays’, with a little bit of love and a place to call home, they soon become showstoppers. Plants are pretty resilient. 💛💛💛💛💛 💛💛💛💛💛💛💛💛💛💛💛 #gardener #gardeningtips #roses #climbingroses #yellowroses #planthospitalnursery #thriving #somerset #whitepicketfence #whitepicketfences

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3 months ago
Hydrangeas, Ferns & Shrubs transforming these whisky barrel planters and the whole feel of the house’s porch ✨

Swipe 👉🏼 for before the glow up...

 #porchdecor  #curbappeal  #curbappealmatters  #whiskeybarrelplanter  #duckeggblue  #transformation
 #hydrangeas  #ferns  #shrubs  #growmypretties  #glowandgrow

Hydrangeas, Ferns & Shrubs transforming these whisky barrel planters and the whole feel of the house’s porch ✨ Swipe 👉🏼 for before the glow up... #porchdecor #curbappeal #curbappealmatters #whiskeybarrelplanter #duckeggblue #transformation #hydrangeas #ferns #shrubs #growmypretties #glowandgrow

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4 months ago
I ADORE black fences 🖤

Swipe 👉🏼 for BEFORE.

Black creates depth and makes foliage and blooms POP 💥

Used @cuprinolsverige Garden Shades in ‘Black Ash’.

 #garden  #fromthatgarden  #curbappeal  #curbappealmatters  #curbappealgoals  #courtyardgarden  #blackfence  #blackfences  #blackfencesmatter  #blackfencepaint  #cuprinolgardenshades  #cuprinolblackash  #gardener  #homeimprovement  #homeimprovements  #christmastree  #livingchristmastrees  #stonelion  #lion  #hydrangea  #gardenpots  #discoverunder1k

I ADORE black fences 🖤 Swipe 👉🏼 for BEFORE. Black creates depth and makes foliage and blooms POP 💥 Used @cuprinolsverige Garden Shades in ‘Black Ash’. #garden #fromthatgarden #curbappeal #curbappealmatters #curbappealgoals #courtyardgarden #blackfence #blackfences #blackfencesmatter #blackfencepaint #cuprinolgardenshades #cuprinolblackash #gardener #homeimprovement #homeimprovements #christmastree #livingchristmastrees #stonelion #Lion #hydrangea #gardenpots #discoverunder1k

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5 months ago
Busy ‘back-breaking’ day sorting, repotting and styling this clients patio.

Swipe 👉🏼 for Before...

The bay trees were inherited by the client from her mum. The pots were broken and looking a bit past it. Some new bargain @bm_stores whisky barrels, some well rotted manure, new compost and they are looking much better. 🌳

Then it was a case of planting up some new and old pots with English & French Lavenders, Hydrangeas, Lupins, Heucheras, Pinks & Campanulas for some fragrance, colour & textures. 🌸

I rescued what old plants and herbs I could and then grouped the pots together on the terrace. ☀️ 

Will look great once all in bloom 🙌🏼

 #gardener  #thurloxton  #taunton  #bridgwater  #femalegardener  #pots  #stylingsteps  #gardenpots  #baytrees  #hydrangeas  #lupins  #herbs  #lavender  #heucheras  #neatandtidy  #cottage  #cottagegarden  #cottagestyle  #gardeninspiration  #gardeninspo

Busy ‘back-breaking’ day sorting, repotting and styling this clients patio. Swipe 👉🏼 for Before... The bay trees were inherited by the client from her mum. The pots were broken and looking a bit past it. Some new bargain @bm_stores whisky barrels, some well rotted manure, new compost and they are looking much better. 🌳 Then it was a case of planting up some new and old pots with English & French Lavenders, Hydrangeas, Lupins, Heucheras, Pinks & Campanulas for some fragrance, colour & textures. 🌸 I rescued what old plants and herbs I could and then grouped the pots together on the terrace. ☀️ Will look great once all in bloom 🙌🏼 #gardener #thurloxton #taunton #bridgwater #femalegardener #pots #stylingsteps #gardenpots #baytrees #hydrangeas #lupins #herbs #lavender #heucheras #neatandtidy #cottage #cottagegarden #cottagestyle #gardeninspiration #gardeninspo

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5 months ago
Happy Easter All! 🐣

Hope you are all catching some rays and pottering in your gardens, getting ready for summer! 

Polly being ‘helpful’ as per... 🤦🏻‍♀️

 #happyeaster  #springgardening  #staffiesofinstagram

Happy Easter All! 🐣 Hope you are all catching some rays and pottering in your gardens, getting ready for summer! Polly being ‘helpful’ as per... 🤦🏻‍♀️ #happyeaster #springgardening #staffiesofinstagram

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5 months ago
Another day of painting, upcycling and finding a very overgrown border. 

Weeded, dug over, mulched and ready to plant up in the new year 🙌🏼

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 #viburnum  #evergreenshrubs  #viburnumtinus  #winterflowering  #wintergarden  #plantsforwinter  #shrubs  #shrubborder  #plants  #instagardens  #instaplant  #instaflowers  #flowers  #garden  #gardener  #botanicalpickmeup  #gardening  #gardenlife  #gardentime  #lovemygarden  #lovegardening  #lovetogarden  #loveyourgarden  #whimsicalwonderfulwild  #roses  #evergreenplants  #instagardeners  #plantsmakepeoplehappy  #beforeandafter  #taunton

Another day of painting, upcycling and finding a very overgrown border. Weeded, dug over, mulched and ready to plant up in the new year 🙌🏼 ⁣ .⁣ .⁣ .⁣ .⁣ .⁣ #viburnum #evergreenshrubs #viburnumtinus #winterflowering #wintergarden #plantsforwinter #shrubs #shrubborder #plants #instagardens #instaplant #instaflowers #flowers #garden #gardener #botanicalpickmeup #gardening #gardenlife #gardentime #lovemygarden #lovegardening #lovetogarden #loveyourgarden #whimsicalwonderfulwild #roses #evergreenplants #instagardeners #plantsmakepeoplehappy #beforeandafter #taunton

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9 months ago
🎄

🎅🏼Christmas Wreath 2️⃣0️⃣2️⃣0️⃣🎅🏼

I made 20 bespoke wreaths last year in aid of @streetvetuk_

This year, I’ve scaled it back and I’m making 4 with all proceeds going to @stmungos a brilliant homeless charity that will help homeless people with dogs (and other pets).

Thinking of running a workshop next year with all proceeds going to charity. If you’d be interested, register your interest by commenting below ⬇️

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 #wreathsofinstagram  #christmaswreaths  #florist  #wreathmaking  #wreaths  #christmaswreath  #christmasdecor  #shopsmall  #christmas  #thewi   #cruk  #wreath  #christmasdecorations  #pompoms  #thewomensinstitute  #hobbycraft  #christmascrafts  #christmasgifts  #stylecraft

🎄 🎅🏼Christmas Wreath 2️⃣0️⃣2️⃣0️⃣🎅🏼 I made 20 bespoke wreaths last year in aid of @streetvetuk_ This year, I’ve scaled it back and I’m making 4 with all proceeds going to @stmungos a brilliant homeless charity that will help homeless people with dogs (and other pets). Thinking of running a workshop next year with all proceeds going to charity. If you’d be interested, register your interest by commenting below ⬇️ ⁣ .⁣ .⁣ .⁣ .⁣ .⁣ #wreathsofinstagram #christmaswreaths #florist #wreathmaking #wreaths #christmaswreath #christmasdecor #shopsmall #christmas #thewi #cruk #wreath #christmasdecorations #pompoms #thewomensinstitute #hobbycraft #christmascrafts #christmasgifts #stylecraft

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9 months ago
🌞 Sun Patio 🌞

Swipe ➡️ for Before 📸

Today’s project in a client’s garden. The wood cladding was in serious need of TLC so has been painted in @cuprinolsverige ‘Silver Birch’ to start tying the garden areas together.

Patio semi weeded and swept. There was rotted out trellis in front of the water butts which has now been removed. Plants cut back and the never ending supply of autumn leaves removed 🍂

This garden is so big, it’s a real project, but, we’re getting there. Slowly, but surely 🙌🏼

 #gardener  #ladygardener  #femalegardener  #gardenoverhaul  #massiveproject  #patiogarden  #countrygarden  #cuprinolgardenshades  #cuprinolsilverbirch  #greygardensstyle2020  #taunton  #bridgwater  #somerset  #bridgwaterbusiness  #femaletrades  #nortonfitzwarren  #beforeandafter  #ongoingproject

🌞 Sun Patio 🌞 Swipe ➡️ for Before 📸 Today’s project in a client’s garden. The wood cladding was in serious need of TLC so has been painted in @cuprinolsverige ‘Silver Birch’ to start tying the garden areas together. Patio semi weeded and swept. There was rotted out trellis in front of the water butts which has now been removed. Plants cut back and the never ending supply of autumn leaves removed 🍂 This garden is so big, it’s a real project, but, we’re getting there. Slowly, but surely 🙌🏼 #gardener #ladygardener #femalegardener #gardenoverhaul #massiveproject #patiogarden #countrygarden #cuprinolgardenshades #cuprinolsilverbirch #greygardensstyle2020 #taunton #bridgwater #somerset #bridgwaterbusiness #femaletrades #nortonfitzwarren #beforeandafter #ongoingproject

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9 months ago