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  2. Arlandria
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    Arlandria's Long-Term Garden Renovation Thread

    I've bought from David Austin before and I'm pretty sure there's no way I'd have persuaded my husband to spend that on an impulse purchase 8 years ago! Pretty sure it didn't come in a branded pot...
    I've bought from David Austin before and I'm pretty sure there's no way I'd have persuaded my husband to spend that on an impulse purchase 8 years ago! Pretty sure it didn't come in a branded pot either which I know they do (these days at least). Never know though!Ooh thank you - I'll pop...
    I've bought from David Austin before and I'm pretty sure there's no way I'd have persuaded my husband to spend that on an impulse purchase 8 years ago! Pretty sure it didn't come in a branded pot either which I know they do (these days at least)....
    I've bought from David Austin before and I'm pretty sure there's no way I'd have persuaded my husband to spend that on an impulse purchase 8 years ago! Pretty sure it didn't come in a branded pot...
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  3. Lolimac
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    Rose Parterre...

    WOW...I've only just read this thread @lolimac it looks absolutely gorgeous.
    WOW...I've only just read this thread @lolimac it looks absolutely gorgeous.
    WOW...I've only just read this thread @lolimac it looks absolutely gorgeous.
    WOW...I've only just read this thread @lolimac it looks absolutely gorgeous.
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  5. Sian in Belgium
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    new garden - deciding how to start!

    It's looking fabulous Sian:dbgrtmb: I flicked back to the very start of your thread...Wow truly an amazing transformation.:love30: Well done :)
    It's looking fabulous Sian:dbgrtmb: I flicked back to the very start of your thread...Wow truly an amazing transformation.:love30: Well done :)
    It's looking fabulous Sian:dbgrtmb: I flicked back to the very start of your thread...Wow truly an amazing transformation.:love30: Well done :)
    It's looking fabulous Sian:dbgrtmb: I flicked back to the very start of your thread...Wow truly an amazing transformation.:love30: Well done :)
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  6. Retired

    Third year meadow.

    Looking good Colin
    Looking good Colin
    Looking good Colin
    Looking good Colin
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  7. richard6298

    Fence Project: Where neighbours land is beyond fence line

    I would start by looking at what plans, land registry documents etc you and your neighbour have with your neighbour. Then have a look at the present situation on the ground, again with neighbour...
    I would start by looking at what plans, land registry documents etc you and your neighbour have with your neighbour. Then have a look at the present situation on the ground, again with neighbour for any sign of old boundary alignment with other neighbours etc. After that see if you and neighbour...
    I would start by looking at what plans, land registry documents etc you and your neighbour have with your neighbour. Then have a look at the present situation on the ground, again with neighbour for any sign of old boundary alignment with other...
    I would start by looking at what plans, land registry documents etc you and your neighbour have with your neighbour. Then have a look at the present situation on the ground, again with neighbour...
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  8. David Berry

    Replacement shed...and nudging into a corner?

    I've recently installed a tool shed and a potting shed - they both came with a single piece roof - which is lifted into place and slots on top of the walls. I could have easily applied the felt...
    I've recently installed a tool shed and a potting shed - they both came with a single piece roof - which is lifted into place and slots on top of the walls. I could have easily applied the felt before installing the roof. I also found out that you do not tack the roof felt at the rear of the...
    I've recently installed a tool shed and a potting shed - they both came with a single piece roof - which is lifted into place and slots on top of the walls. I could have easily applied the felt before installing the roof. I also found out that...
    I've recently installed a tool shed and a potting shed - they both came with a single piece roof - which is lifted into place and slots on top of the walls. I could have easily applied the felt...
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  9. Gizmo

    slope for critters

    I had a hedge hog in my pond a few years ago. I watched it for a few moments before getting it out. Anything that is in the water automatically goes all around the outside trying to find...
    I had a hedge hog in my pond a few years ago. I watched it for a few moments before getting it out. Anything that is in the water automatically goes all around the outside trying to find somewhere to scramble out. My pond has over hanging stones around the outside, so kind of a death trap...
    I had a hedge hog in my pond a few years ago. I watched it for a few moments before getting it out. Anything that is in the water automatically goes all around the outside trying to find somewhere to scramble out. My pond has over hanging...
    I had a hedge hog in my pond a few years ago. I watched it for a few moments before getting it out. Anything that is in the water automatically goes all around the outside trying to find...
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  10. PJA190
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    Slow and steady - Beginner :-)

    Looks good. Really like the low wall. I have nothing like that around beds.
    Looks good. Really like the low wall. I have nothing like that around beds.
    Looks good. Really like the low wall. I have nothing like that around beds.
    Looks good. Really like the low wall. I have nothing like that around beds.
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  11. Oldcodger
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    Erecting a hedgehog friendly shed.

    Harry the Hedgehog in our garden. I never thought this would happen as the garden is fenced in but there was one small gap. We had a few unusual black poo’s on the side of the pond ,still not...
    Harry the Hedgehog in our garden. I never thought this would happen as the garden is fenced in but there was one small gap. We had a few unusual black poo’s on the side of the pond ,still not convinced we put out some cat food …..that disappeared………could have been a cat……. Until we put the...
    Harry the Hedgehog in our garden. I never thought this would happen as the garden is fenced in but there was one small gap. We had a few unusual black poo’s on the side of the pond ,still not convinced we put out some cat food …..that...
    Harry the Hedgehog in our garden. I never thought this would happen as the garden is fenced in but there was one small gap. We had a few unusual black poo’s on the side of the pond ,still not...
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  12. Retired
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    Suffolk Colt Mower.

    Hi,I never completed this now old thread so now being driven indoors by wind and heavy rain I can spend a bit of time to update.Just for interest I made two aluminium petrol tanks; one to copy...
    Hi,I never completed this now old thread so now being driven indoors by wind and heavy rain I can spend a bit of time to update.Just for interest I made two aluminium petrol tanks; one to copy the original and the round one already shown ready for welding.After making every mistake...
    Hi,I never completed this now old thread so now being driven indoors by wind and heavy rain I can spend a bit of time to update.Just for interest I made two aluminium petrol tanks; one to copy the original and the round one already shown...
    Hi,I never completed this now old thread so now being driven indoors by wind and heavy rain I can spend a bit of time to update.Just for interest I made two aluminium petrol tanks; one to copy...
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  13. DevonPhil

    New Garden Shed Build

    Little shed / workshop update… Working on and off over the weekends, it has taken almost a year to get this built, but I'm finally on the home straight. The workshop has been clad in dark grey...
    Little shed / workshop update… Working on and off over the weekends, it has taken almost a year to get this built, but I'm finally on the home straight. The workshop has been clad in dark grey metal sheets to be relatively maintenance free and hide into the background of the garden. I just have...
    Little shed / workshop update… Working on and off over the weekends, it has taken almost a year to get this built, but I'm finally on the home straight. The workshop has been clad in dark grey metal sheets to be relatively maintenance free and...
    Little shed / workshop update… Working on and off over the weekends, it has taken almost a year to get this built, but I'm finally on the home straight. The workshop has been clad in dark grey...
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  14. Retired

    Height of tree.

    Hi,I've recently been felling 15 tall trees and wondered how to determine their height so I browsed YouTube and here's just one of many videos which I found very useful indeed.I was...
    Hi,I've recently been felling 15 tall trees and wondered how to determine their height so I browsed YouTube and here's just one of many videos which I found very useful indeed.I was concerned about the trees landing on the bungalow roof or on the lane at the top of the garden both would...
    Hi,I've recently been felling 15 tall trees and wondered how to determine their height so I browsed YouTube and here's just one of many videos which I found very useful indeed.I was concerned about the trees landing on the bungalow roof or...
    Hi,I've recently been felling 15 tall trees and wondered how to determine their height so I browsed YouTube and here's just one of many videos which I found very useful indeed.I was...
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  15. jowwy
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    Back garden refurb

    I sat out there today watching the fa cup final....was gorgeous
    I sat out there today watching the fa cup final....was gorgeous
    I sat out there today watching the fa cup final....was gorgeous
    I sat out there today watching the fa cup final....was gorgeous
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  16. louicopp

    New House, New Garden - big project!

    It's got great potential. It's maybe a bit shady for a decent lawn, is there a clearing that gets more light?
    It's got great potential. It's maybe a bit shady for a decent lawn, is there a clearing that gets more light?
    It's got great potential. It's maybe a bit shady for a decent lawn, is there a clearing that gets more light?
    It's got great potential. It's maybe a bit shady for a decent lawn, is there a clearing that gets more light?
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  17. JJ28

    Waterproofing

    If the felt leaks then really you need to recover it, a bit of a pain I know, but after a few years of painting stuff on my shed roof I bit the bullet and recovered it.I did use this for a while.
    If the felt leaks then really you need to recover it, a bit of a pain I know, but after a few years of painting stuff on my shed roof I bit the bullet and recovered it.I did use this for a while.
    If the felt leaks then really you need to recover it, a bit of a pain I know, but after a few years of painting stuff on my shed roof I bit the bullet and recovered it.I did use this for a while.
    If the felt leaks then really you need to recover it, a bit of a pain I know, but after a few years of painting stuff on my shed roof I bit the bullet and recovered it.I did use this for a while.
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  18. Jack Sparrow

    Bin Storage

    I thought it was something like that.:biggrin:
    I thought it was something like that.:biggrin:
    I thought it was something like that.:biggrin:
    I thought it was something like that.:biggrin:
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  19. Djmturner

    Shaded patch Ideas please.

    So I have this area in front of a raise driveway , it gets no direct sunlight but plenty of indirect (if that makes sense). The hydrangea is blue and does really well where it is, I would like...
    So I have this area in front of a raise driveway , it gets no direct sunlight but plenty of indirect (if that makes sense). The hydrangea is blue and does really well where it is, I would like something around it to complement the colour but unsure what would work best. (The weeds will be gone...
    So I have this area in front of a raise driveway , it gets no direct sunlight but plenty of indirect (if that makes sense). The hydrangea is blue and does really well where it is, I would like something around it to complement the colour but...
    So I have this area in front of a raise driveway , it gets no direct sunlight but plenty of indirect (if that makes sense). The hydrangea is blue and does really well where it is, I would like...
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  20. Lindsey244
    Like x 6

    Tree house project

    @Selleri Thank you! She is 11 and started to use it more now it’s getting warmer!
    @Selleri Thank you! She is 11 and started to use it more now it’s getting warmer!
    @Selleri Thank you! She is 11 and started to use it more now it’s getting warmer!
    @Selleri Thank you! She is 11 and started to use it more now it’s getting warmer!
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  21. jowwy
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    New flower beds

    Thanks for the kind words jocko
    Thanks for the kind words jocko
    Thanks for the kind words jocko
    Thanks for the kind words jocko
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  22. IttyBittyGreenSpace

    Making a pergola out of an existing structure

    I think rebar will sag, personally, the longest one looks like over 3 metres. It will also rust, ok you can paint it but I think it will rust in time.
    I think rebar will sag, personally, the longest one looks like over 3 metres. It will also rust, ok you can paint it but I think it will rust in time.
    I think rebar will sag, personally, the longest one looks like over 3 metres. It will also rust, ok you can paint it but I think it will rust in time.
    I think rebar will sag, personally, the longest one looks like over 3 metres. It will also rust, ok you can paint it but I think it will rust in time.
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  23. jowwy

    Solar shed

    Got all my stuff now to start the solar shed project. Just want some warm weathee now so i can still putting it altogether…….
    Got all my stuff now to start the solar shed project. Just want some warm weathee now so i can still putting it altogether…….
    Got all my stuff now to start the solar shed project. Just want some warm weathee now so i can still putting it altogether…….
    Got all my stuff now to start the solar shed project. Just want some warm weathee now so i can still putting it altogether…….
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  24. jowwy
    Like x 3

    Greenhouse project

    i can confirm…. :)
    i can confirm…. :)
    i can confirm…. :)
    i can confirm…. :)
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