Help!!! Where would you start?


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So...our garden is an absolute disaster! I’ve never had a garden before and I have absolutely no idea where to start!
I tried getting help from 2 gardeners, one let me down and the other just said ‘jesus ’ and never got back in touch. Decided to tackle it myself but feeling very lost and overwhelmed. Should probably mention that I also have a 11 week old baby
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I would start on cutting the grass. You have some perennial weed at the bottom of the page , large leaf one is coltsfoot and the one to the right which is grewing quite tall is rosy willowherb .

A lot of the plants in the middle of the lawn look like tree sapling ( need a close pic for ID ) all of them need removing asap .

Looks like you have a peirs to left corner red nice shrubs . If you are not interested in the GH put it on freecycle - facebook market - ebay I am sure somebody will have it.

So cut grass 1st then possibly remove tree sapling .
 
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What kind of garden? With an 11 week old baby to care for, I suggest starting small. You don't have to turn the entire area into a garden right away. Definitely cut the grass. Meanwhile, plan what the area will eventually look like. Laying down tarp will help kill undesirable grass. Get a tiller or something to turn the soil after you remove the tarp if you're planting veggies. Sod or seed if you're planning flowers, bushes,etc. leaving room for beds. Do a little at a time. Make this a multi year project.
 
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Also, locate water lines and other underground utilities while you're planning. Consider walking paths of stone or gravel. Focal point trees and/or shrubs. A quiet place for chairs, picnic table, etc. Work one area. When pleased, move to another area. Take your time with this project. Start with a master plan.
 

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