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What Projects Do You Have Going? Are you making something yourself ?Let us see what you've got going on.

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  2. catztail
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    free plans!

    Thanks, have looked for plans in the past and always come up short, bookmarked.
    Thanks, have looked for plans in the past and always come up short, bookmarked.
    Thanks, have looked for plans in the past and always come up short, bookmarked.
    Thanks, have looked for plans in the past and always come up short, bookmarked.
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  4. rustyroots

    Mini garden project.

    More pics needed please when you've planted :)
    More pics needed please when you've planted :)
    More pics needed please when you've planted :)
    More pics needed please when you've planted :)
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  5. bigbore
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    My little haven

    It's looking just great, Jamie:thumbsup::snorky:
    It's looking just great, Jamie:thumbsup::snorky:
    It's looking just great, Jamie:thumbsup::snorky:
    It's looking just great, Jamie:thumbsup::snorky:
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  6. 2nd_bassoon
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    Small Garden Project

    What a lovely garden to spend time in! You've transformed it. Think your poached egg plants are at the same stage as mine - could be weeds, but have appeared just where the seeds were sown! I...
    What a lovely garden to spend time in! You've transformed it. Think your poached egg plants are at the same stage as mine - could be weeds, but have appeared just where the seeds were sown! I hope you are enjoying your beautiful outdoor space!
    What a lovely garden to spend time in! You've transformed it. Think your poached egg plants are at the same stage as mine - could be weeds, but have appeared just where the seeds were sown! I hope you are enjoying your beautiful outdoor space!
    What a lovely garden to spend time in! You've transformed it. Think your poached egg plants are at the same stage as mine - could be weeds, but have appeared just where the seeds were sown! I...
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  7. Sandy Ground
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    Sandys shed

    Staining and finishing will be done over a 3 day period. I'll probably make a start on that after the weekend.
    Staining and finishing will be done over a 3 day period. I'll probably make a start on that after the weekend.
    Staining and finishing will be done over a 3 day period. I'll probably make a start on that after the weekend.
    Staining and finishing will be done over a 3 day period. I'll probably make a start on that after the weekend.
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  8. kr236rk

    Old Greenhouse renovation?

    The blocks holding the roof glazing in place look as if they may be in need of replacement. Their fixings (srews/nails?) may have corroded and the timber underneath them is prone to rot so they...
    The blocks holding the roof glazing in place look as if they may be in need of replacement. Their fixings (srews/nails?) may have corroded and the timber underneath them is prone to rot so they may need replacing/new fixings/some minor cutting out of rotten timber and making good underneath...
    The blocks holding the roof glazing in place look as if they may be in need of replacement. Their fixings (srews/nails?) may have corroded and the timber underneath them is prone to rot so they may need replacing/new fixings/some minor cutting...
    The blocks holding the roof glazing in place look as if they may be in need of replacement. Their fixings (srews/nails?) may have corroded and the timber underneath them is prone to rot so they...
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  9. "M"
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    The garden *is* my project!

    Or reverse the colours for alternating pots. Two blue with gold rims and handles the others gold with blue rims and handles.
    Or reverse the colours for alternating pots. Two blue with gold rims and handles the others gold with blue rims and handles.
    Or reverse the colours for alternating pots. Two blue with gold rims and handles the others gold with blue rims and handles.
    Or reverse the colours for alternating pots. Two blue with gold rims and handles the others gold with blue rims and handles.
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  10. Clare G
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    Replacing a lawn with gravel (so glad I did!)

    Thank you so much, everybody (and from Ken!).I was trying to think if I had any recommendations for anybody else wanting to do the same sort of thing and came up with the following list:Take...
    Thank you so much, everybody (and from Ken!).I was trying to think if I had any recommendations for anybody else wanting to do the same sort of thing and came up with the following list:Take your time planning it out - measuring, sketching, using pegs/ canes/ rope/ sheets of plastic to see...
    Thank you so much, everybody (and from Ken!).I was trying to think if I had any recommendations for anybody else wanting to do the same sort of thing and came up with the following list:Take your time planning it out - measuring, sketching,...
    Thank you so much, everybody (and from Ken!).I was trying to think if I had any recommendations for anybody else wanting to do the same sort of thing and came up with the following list:Take...
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  11. Nick_MSM
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  12. Sandy Ground
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    Flip Flop Square project.

    I think that you're really 'Deep Thought' :ideaIPB: :thumbsup:
    I think that you're really 'Deep Thought' :ideaIPB: :thumbsup:
    I think that you're really 'Deep Thought' :ideaIPB: :thumbsup:
    I think that you're really 'Deep Thought' :ideaIPB: :thumbsup:
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  13. rustyroots

    Soak away.

    If the gardens fall is to the rear of the run, then I would just place your water butt where you want it , but fit a large diameter overflow pipe and lay a pipe down towards the rear of the garden...
    If the gardens fall is to the rear of the run, then I would just place your water butt where you want it , but fit a large diameter overflow pipe and lay a pipe down towards the rear of the garden so it floods down there rather than into your run.
    If the gardens fall is to the rear of the run, then I would just place your water butt where you want it , but fit a large diameter overflow pipe and lay a pipe down towards the rear of the garden so it floods down there rather than into your run.
    If the gardens fall is to the rear of the run, then I would just place your water butt where you want it , but fit a large diameter overflow pipe and lay a pipe down towards the rear of the garden...
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  14. Fat Controller
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    Patio and gazebo area - a plan

    :doh:silly me :doh::doh::whistle:...............:snork:
    :doh:silly me :doh::doh::whistle:...............:snork:
    :doh:silly me :doh::doh::whistle:...............:snork:
    :doh:silly me :doh::doh::whistle:...............:snork:
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  15. martin-f
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    Work in progress

    Many thanks for your kind words GB, I think it will be work in progress for a few years to come :)This is my next plan when ive caught up with others that's going on :wallbanging:This area is now going to be...
    Many thanks for your kind words GB, I think it will be work in progress for a few years to come :)This is my next plan when ive caught up with others that's going on :wallbanging:This area is now going to be a orangery type of building, more work will be going on in this area the decking I loose will be...
    Many thanks for your kind words GB, I think it will be work in progress for a few years to come :)This is my next plan when ive caught up with others that's going on :wallbanging:This area is now going to be a orangery type of building, more work will be...
    Many thanks for your kind words GB, I think it will be work in progress for a few years to come :)This is my next plan when ive caught up with others that's going on :wallbanging:This area is now going to be...
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  16. Tetters
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    A lick of paint..

    Morning Mr Woo, I did consider a mural (or Muriel as Hilda Ogden would have said) but I think the parthenocissus will take over fairly well, and some of the other planting is quite tall. There...
    Morning Mr Woo, I did consider a mural (or Muriel as Hilda Ogden would have said) but I think the parthenocissus will take over fairly well, and some of the other planting is quite tall. There is a Miscanthus zebrina there, and a very rampant rambling rose growing over the archway, as well as...
    Morning Mr Woo, I did consider a mural (or Muriel as Hilda Ogden would have said) but I think the parthenocissus will take over fairly well, and some of the other planting is quite tall. There is a Miscanthus zebrina there, and a very rampant...
    Morning Mr Woo, I did consider a mural (or Muriel as Hilda Ogden would have said) but I think the parthenocissus will take over fairly well, and some of the other planting is quite tall. There...
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  17. FloraPie

    Vertical Gardening

    I use 2 vertical towers to grow 70 plants in a 6ft x 3ft area. I`ve also used hanging shoe racks filled with compost attached to the fence. I wouldnt recommend those unless you automate the...
    I use 2 vertical towers to grow 70 plants in a 6ft x 3ft area. I`ve also used hanging shoe racks filled with compost attached to the fence. I wouldnt recommend those unless you automate the watering cos they dry out pretty fast ;)
    I use 2 vertical towers to grow 70 plants in a 6ft x 3ft area. I`ve also used hanging shoe racks filled with compost attached to the fence. I wouldnt recommend those unless you automate the watering cos they dry out pretty fast ;)
    I use 2 vertical towers to grow 70 plants in a 6ft x 3ft area. I`ve also used hanging shoe racks filled with compost attached to the fence. I wouldnt recommend those unless you automate the...
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  18. jay22

    Wooden pallets

    Pallet wood window boxes:These were built about a year ago from heavy duty pallets discarded by ToppsTiles. No heavy duty brackets appeared over the past year so I am re-purposing...
    Pallet wood window boxes:These were built about a year ago from heavy duty pallets discarded by ToppsTiles. No heavy duty brackets appeared over the past year so I am re-purposing them.They are internally reinforced with metal plates at the butt joints. The cheapest option is to use the...
    Pallet wood window boxes:These were built about a year ago from heavy duty pallets discarded by ToppsTiles. No heavy duty brackets appeared over the past year so I am re-purposing them.They are internally reinforced with metal plates at...
    Pallet wood window boxes:These were built about a year ago from heavy duty pallets discarded by ToppsTiles. No heavy duty brackets appeared over the past year so I am re-purposing...
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  19. Ian Taylor
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  20. luciusmaximus

    2017 project

    @luciusmaximus That's what hubbies are for :thumbsup: :snorky:
    @luciusmaximus That's what hubbies are for :thumbsup: :snorky:
    @luciusmaximus That's what hubbies are for :thumbsup: :snorky:
    @luciusmaximus That's what hubbies are for :thumbsup: :snorky:
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  21. Wobblycogs

    I need some ideas.

    Phew! Well I did ask! :snork:Thank you John.Wobbly :blue thumb:
    Phew! Well I did ask! :snork:Thank you John.Wobbly :blue thumb:
    Phew! Well I did ask! :snork:Thank you John.Wobbly :blue thumb:
    Phew! Well I did ask! :snork:Thank you John.Wobbly :blue thumb:
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  22. Keith Thomas

    Looking for ideas and suggestions

    Another idea would be to create different "room" in your garden, this hedged area would be perfect to make a "secret garden"..! I only have a small cottage garden and as it is enclosed that is...
    Another idea would be to create different "room" in your garden, this hedged area would be perfect to make a "secret garden"..! I only have a small cottage garden and as it is enclosed that is what I am doing this year, but there are some lovely ideas hear.. Secret Gardens: Creating Your Private...
    Another idea would be to create different "room" in your garden, this hedged area would be perfect to make a "secret garden"..! I only have a small cottage garden and as it is enclosed that is what I am doing this year, but there are some lovely...
    Another idea would be to create different "room" in your garden, this hedged area would be perfect to make a "secret garden"..! I only have a small cottage garden and as it is enclosed that is...
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  23. rqy99g

    Thoughts on what I could do please!?

    Pricing. I pay €18 for a tray of 18, 9cm pots of Helianthums and €24 for a tray of 24, 9cm pots of winter flowering Heathers. I'm sure if you search around, you could beat those prices. Go for 9cm...
    Pricing. I pay €18 for a tray of 18, 9cm pots of Helianthums and €24 for a tray of 24, 9cm pots of winter flowering Heathers. I'm sure if you search around, you could beat those prices. Go for 9cm pots, plug sizes are TOO small with these plants.Both these plants are marvellous at suppressing...
    Pricing. I pay €18 for a tray of 18, 9cm pots of Helianthums and €24 for a tray of 24, 9cm pots of winter flowering Heathers. I'm sure if you search around, you could beat those prices. Go for 9cm pots, plug sizes are TOO small with these...
    Pricing. I pay €18 for a tray of 18, 9cm pots of Helianthums and €24 for a tray of 24, 9cm pots of winter flowering Heathers. I'm sure if you search around, you could beat those prices. Go for 9cm...
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