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Garden Projects and DIY

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. Tetters
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    Treasure from the rubbish...I hope

    It looks lovely Tetters well done, while I'm thinking of doing much the same you've done it :)
    It looks lovely Tetters well done, while I'm thinking of doing much the same you've done it :)
    It looks lovely Tetters well done, while I'm thinking of doing much the same you've done it :)
    It looks lovely Tetters well done, while I'm thinking of doing much the same you've done it :)
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  5. Jack Sparrow

    Rock garden ideas

    You prune it every year Gary but, yes, Limelight will grow to that size. Mine does, prob more in width. It is a plant that wants reasonable soil with reasonable organic matter in it; in poor...
    You prune it every year Gary but, yes, Limelight will grow to that size. Mine does, prob more in width. It is a plant that wants reasonable soil with reasonable organic matter in it; in poor soil it will struggle to make anything like that. However, to produce those huge flowerheads and...
    You prune it every year Gary but, yes, Limelight will grow to that size. Mine does, prob more in width. It is a plant that wants reasonable soil with reasonable organic matter in it; in poor soil it will struggle to make anything like that. ...
    You prune it every year Gary but, yes, Limelight will grow to that size. Mine does, prob more in width. It is a plant that wants reasonable soil with reasonable organic matter in it; in poor...
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  6. kr236rk

    Old Greenhouse renovation?

    The worst timber is that which the roof plate glass overlays, but there is no way to remove the glass to get at the timber. Because the glass is triangle-shaped, as soon as you pulled it towards...
    The worst timber is that which the roof plate glass overlays, but there is no way to remove the glass to get at the timber. Because the glass is triangle-shaped, as soon as you pulled it towards you it would fall backwards inside the greenhouse. And it's heavy glass. But there shouldn't be any...
    The worst timber is that which the roof plate glass overlays, but there is no way to remove the glass to get at the timber. Because the glass is triangle-shaped, as soon as you pulled it towards you it would fall backwards inside the greenhouse....
    The worst timber is that which the roof plate glass overlays, but there is no way to remove the glass to get at the timber. Because the glass is triangle-shaped, as soon as you pulled it towards...
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  7. Jack Sparrow

    Operation paint the shed.

    Aah well, ne`mind....bye then.......:noidea:....:loll:
    Aah well, ne`mind....bye then.......:noidea:....:loll:
    Aah well, ne`mind....bye then.......:noidea:....:loll:
    Aah well, ne`mind....bye then.......:noidea:....:loll:
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  8. alana
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    Hanging Pergola

    Thanks - the plants are in the ground and climbing up a trellis beside the pergola.
    Thanks - the plants are in the ground and climbing up a trellis beside the pergola.
    Thanks - the plants are in the ground and climbing up a trellis beside the pergola.
    Thanks - the plants are in the ground and climbing up a trellis beside the pergola.
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  9. Sherry777

    Fake Grass

    Would it not be possible Sherry to have proper grass and employ someone to keep it cut for you? It might possibly work out cheaper, less hassle, and a bit more natural looking. :)
    Would it not be possible Sherry to have proper grass and employ someone to keep it cut for you? It might possibly work out cheaper, less hassle, and a bit more natural looking. :)
    Would it not be possible Sherry to have proper grass and employ someone to keep it cut for you? It might possibly work out cheaper, less hassle, and a bit more natural looking. :)
    Would it not be possible Sherry to have proper grass and employ someone to keep it cut for you? It might possibly work out cheaper, less hassle, and a bit more natural looking. :)
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  10. Jack Sparrow

    Looking for ground cover for children's area

    I bought this sunflower from Morrisons for £1.50. I was thinking where if anywhere I could put in the garden. I then had a thought that they might make a nice border for the children's area. I...
    I bought this sunflower from Morrisons for £1.50. I was thinking where if anywhere I could put in the garden. I then had a thought that they might make a nice border for the children's area. I understand they like the sun which is perfect. I believe they grow about 2ft tall which would help...
    I bought this sunflower from Morrisons for £1.50. I was thinking where if anywhere I could put in the garden. I then had a thought that they might make a nice border for the children's area. I understand they like the sun which is perfect. I...
    I bought this sunflower from Morrisons for £1.50. I was thinking where if anywhere I could put in the garden. I then had a thought that they might make a nice border for the children's area. I...
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  11. MFJones

    First year at actually growing a garden!

    I once bought a blow away greenhouse that lasted about two month before it blew away, never bothered after that until i bought this property 5yrs ago, the garden was in a right old mess never been...
    I once bought a blow away greenhouse that lasted about two month before it blew away, never bothered after that until i bought this property 5yrs ago, the garden was in a right old mess never been gardened in 50 yrs, i spent 12 month of my spare time digging leveling burning rubbish removing big...
    I once bought a blow away greenhouse that lasted about two month before it blew away, never bothered after that until i bought this property 5yrs ago, the garden was in a right old mess never been gardened in 50 yrs, i spent 12 month of my spare...
    I once bought a blow away greenhouse that lasted about two month before it blew away, never bothered after that until i bought this property 5yrs ago, the garden was in a right old mess never been...
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  12. Poly Hive
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    Our vegetable patch project

    I had forgotten this was here and so if you are interested the thread the difference 5 months makes will show the odds.
    I had forgotten this was here and so if you are interested the thread the difference 5 months makes will show the odds.
    I had forgotten this was here and so if you are interested the thread the difference 5 months makes will show the odds.
    I had forgotten this was here and so if you are interested the thread the difference 5 months makes will show the odds.
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  13. Nick_MSM
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    Garden project/overhaul journal..

    Looking great :blue thumb:
    Looking great :blue thumb:
    Looking great :blue thumb:
    Looking great :blue thumb:
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  14. Pat236

    How can I hide a long pipe?

    Tetters took my words.....the low wide spreading junipers are my choice. I used them to hide a septic tank cover for a friend of mine. Access is still easy I would also add hardy geraniums...
    Tetters took my words.....the low wide spreading junipers are my choice. I used them to hide a septic tank cover for a friend of mine. Access is still easy I would also add hardy geraniums like Rozanne, Russel Pritchard or Wargrave Pink. It really isnt a massive problem :)
    Tetters took my words.....the low wide spreading junipers are my choice. I used them to hide a septic tank cover for a friend of mine. Access is still easy I would also add hardy geraniums like Rozanne, Russel Pritchard or Wargrave Pink. It...
    Tetters took my words.....the low wide spreading junipers are my choice. I used them to hide a septic tank cover for a friend of mine. Access is still easy I would also add hardy geraniums...
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  15. bigbore
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    My little haven

    @bigbore - fear not, there are ways around it! The first step is to log into your photobucket account and down load all of your images (assuming that you don't already have copies on your PC...
    @bigbore - fear not, there are ways around it! The first step is to log into your photobucket account and down load all of your images (assuming that you don't already have copies on your PC that is); this is quite easy to do - when you go into an 'album' on the photobucket site, over to the...
    @bigbore - fear not, there are ways around it! The first step is to log into your photobucket account and down load all of your images (assuming that you don't already have copies on your PC that is); this is quite easy to do - when you go...
    @bigbore - fear not, there are ways around it! The first step is to log into your photobucket account and down load all of your images (assuming that you don't already have copies on your PC...
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  16. Sandy Ground
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    Sandys shed

    @HarryS they call that "patina" nowadays.
    @HarryS they call that "patina" nowadays.
    @HarryS they call that "patina" nowadays.
    @HarryS they call that "patina" nowadays.
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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. "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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  20. 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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  21. Sandy Ground
    Funny x 4

    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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  22. 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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  23. 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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