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  2. 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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  4. David Cook

    Flooded Garden

    The property is semi detached and the gutters all end on my neighbourd house that is the same for every house in the close,The property was built about 1990 i thinkMy bathroom is upstairs to...
    The property is semi detached and the gutters all end on my neighbourd house that is the same for every house in the close,The property was built about 1990 i thinkMy bathroom is upstairs to the side and kitchen at the front
    The property is semi detached and the gutters all end on my neighbourd house that is the same for every house in the close,The property was built about 1990 i thinkMy bathroom is upstairs to the side and kitchen at the front
    The property is semi detached and the gutters all end on my neighbourd house that is the same for every house in the close,The property was built about 1990 i thinkMy bathroom is upstairs to...
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  5. Phil Clark

    Neglected garden help

    Hi,Think for such a long narrow garden we would look at doing something on the lines of the layouts below where you create several different but linked areas, each one being an area of you can...
    Hi,Think for such a long narrow garden we would look at doing something on the lines of the layouts below where you create several different but linked areas, each one being an area of you can enjoy on its own.Of course it all depends on what you want and if its more a family garden that...
    Hi,Think for such a long narrow garden we would look at doing something on the lines of the layouts below where you create several different but linked areas, each one being an area of you can enjoy on its own.Of course it all depends on...
    Hi,Think for such a long narrow garden we would look at doing something on the lines of the layouts below where you create several different but linked areas, each one being an area of you can...
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  6. darkside07

    Advice Welcome on Terrace Garden Project Please!

    I agree with Graham B - if it were me, I wouldn't go down the lawn route .I see that your neighbour has a small border at the back of their lawn - I'd tend to have the whole area as a border. ...
    I agree with Graham B - if it were me, I wouldn't go down the lawn route .I see that your neighbour has a small border at the back of their lawn - I'd tend to have the whole area as a border. I'm not a great fan of lawns in a garden - they do have their place - but IMHO flower beds are far...
    I agree with Graham B - if it were me, I wouldn't go down the lawn route .I see that your neighbour has a small border at the back of their lawn - I'd tend to have the whole area as a border. I'm not a great fan of lawns in a garden - they do...
    I agree with Graham B - if it were me, I wouldn't go down the lawn route .I see that your neighbour has a small border at the back of their lawn - I'd tend to have the whole area as a border. ...
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  7. David Ball

    DPM on breeze block flower beds...

    I did a raised pond which backed on to a brick shed. so to stop any damp on the bricks I used a thick plastic sheet from the top of the pond well down passed the damp proof course.I used breeze...
    I did a raised pond which backed on to a brick shed. so to stop any damp on the bricks I used a thick plastic sheet from the top of the pond well down passed the damp proof course.I used breeze blocks the heavy type to build the end wall and secured the pond liner under the coping stone, same...
    I did a raised pond which backed on to a brick shed. so to stop any damp on the bricks I used a thick plastic sheet from the top of the pond well down passed the damp proof course.I used breeze blocks the heavy type to build the end wall and...
    I did a raised pond which backed on to a brick shed. so to stop any damp on the bricks I used a thick plastic sheet from the top of the pond well down passed the damp proof course.I used breeze...
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  8. David Ball

    Drainage for rendered breeze block sleepers

    You're welcome. :)
    You're welcome. :)
    You're welcome. :)
    You're welcome. :)
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  9. rachk116

    Advice and inspiration please

    Oh wow that’s much clearer.. I thought you would have more rocks there. Now that it is clear I would seriously think about having those two stumps ground out.. Only an hr or sos work for an Arb’...
    Oh wow that’s much clearer.. I thought you would have more rocks there. Now that it is clear I would seriously think about having those two stumps ground out.. Only an hr or sos work for an Arb’ man as they can get get the machine right up to them and very worth it.. You will be plagued by...
    Oh wow that’s much clearer.. I thought you would have more rocks there. Now that it is clear I would seriously think about having those two stumps ground out.. Only an hr or sos work for an Arb’ man as they can get get the machine right up to...
    Oh wow that’s much clearer.. I thought you would have more rocks there. Now that it is clear I would seriously think about having those two stumps ground out.. Only an hr or sos work for an Arb’...
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  10. Pushkin
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    New side fence.

    Looking good @Pushkin , love it!!:awesome:
    Looking good @Pushkin , love it!!:awesome:
    Looking good @Pushkin , love it!!:awesome:
    Looking good @Pushkin , love it!!:awesome:
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  11. DaiWig
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    Project Y

    Hi all Sorry not been posting, Project X finished and just had bumper crop of veggies over last few months. Project Y (top of the garden) started back in February 2019 but couldn’t get my...
    Hi all Sorry not been posting, Project X finished and just had bumper crop of veggies over last few months. Project Y (top of the garden) started back in February 2019 but couldn’t get my digger driver available until April so had time to put up a new fence, make new gates, plant Laurel...
    Hi all Sorry not been posting, Project X finished and just had bumper crop of veggies over last few months. Project Y (top of the garden) started back in February 2019 but couldn’t get my digger driver available until April so had time to...
    Hi all Sorry not been posting, Project X finished and just had bumper crop of veggies over last few months. Project Y (top of the garden) started back in February 2019 but couldn’t get my...
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  12. Who am I?

    How to hide this fence.

    Thank you folks. I like the Jasmine and Clematis idea. I already have 8 bamboos and 3 Wisteria. I had Trachelospermum in a previous property and really liked it. Had completely forgotten about it...
    Thank you folks. I like the Jasmine and Clematis idea. I already have 8 bamboos and 3 Wisteria. I had Trachelospermum in a previous property and really liked it. Had completely forgotten about it so it's looking like fav. Thanks again Verdun and Doghouse.
    Thank you folks. I like the Jasmine and Clematis idea. I already have 8 bamboos and 3 Wisteria. I had Trachelospermum in a previous property and really liked it. Had completely forgotten about it so it's looking like fav. Thanks again Verdun and...
    Thank you folks. I like the Jasmine and Clematis idea. I already have 8 bamboos and 3 Wisteria. I had Trachelospermum in a previous property and really liked it. Had completely forgotten about it...
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  13. Retired
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    Suffolk Colt Mower.

    Hi,I've been diverted from the workshop mostly due to our gardens going ballistic but I've made good use of the time I have had in the workshop.I've been gathering all the kit I need for TIG...
    Hi,I've been diverted from the workshop mostly due to our gardens going ballistic but I've made good use of the time I have had in the workshop.I've been gathering all the kit I need for TIG welding; Torch tungstens; collets & collet holders etc. This morning I'm about to collect a new...
    Hi,I've been diverted from the workshop mostly due to our gardens going ballistic but I've made good use of the time I have had in the workshop.I've been gathering all the kit I need for TIG welding; Torch tungstens; collets & collet holders...
    Hi,I've been diverted from the workshop mostly due to our gardens going ballistic but I've made good use of the time I have had in the workshop.I've been gathering all the kit I need for TIG...
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  14. Trunky

    Making steps using sleepers - advice please.

    I did ask a few people for ideas Redwing, most of the suggestions were far too complicated for a DIY incompetent such as myself. I always try to go for the simplest solution when tackling these...
    I did ask a few people for ideas Redwing, most of the suggestions were far too complicated for a DIY incompetent such as myself. I always try to go for the simplest solution when tackling these jobs and yours fitted the bill nicely. Pass on my thanks to Mr Redwing. :biggrin:I think you may be right...
    I did ask a few people for ideas Redwing, most of the suggestions were far too complicated for a DIY incompetent such as myself. I always try to go for the simplest solution when tackling these jobs and yours fitted the bill nicely. Pass on my...
    I did ask a few people for ideas Redwing, most of the suggestions were far too complicated for a DIY incompetent such as myself. I always try to go for the simplest solution when tackling these...
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  15. Who am I?

    Trompe-l'œil

    Thank you for your comments Claire and Caroline. I think I may have found someone who is very local.
    Thank you for your comments Claire and Caroline. I think I may have found someone who is very local.
    Thank you for your comments Claire and Caroline. I think I may have found someone who is very local.
    Thank you for your comments Claire and Caroline. I think I may have found someone who is very local.
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  16. Eden1

    2nd Hand Greenhouse

    Out of interest has anyone ever made a DIY greenhouse?
    Out of interest has anyone ever made a DIY greenhouse?
    Out of interest has anyone ever made a DIY greenhouse?
    Out of interest has anyone ever made a DIY greenhouse?
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  17. Eden1

    My Garden Project - Need some inspiration and advice

    Eden, gardening can be hard graft at times,and often followed by disasters. I'm sure most of us have experienced something like this. Oh! if only we could snap our fingers and wowee! look at...
    Eden, gardening can be hard graft at times,and often followed by disasters. I'm sure most of us have experienced something like this. Oh! if only we could snap our fingers and wowee! look at that garden. Truthfully we all want to break eggs with a big stick. Gardening is a pleasure, a dream...
    Eden, gardening can be hard graft at times,and often followed by disasters. I'm sure most of us have experienced something like this. Oh! if only we could snap our fingers and wowee! look at that garden. Truthfully we all want to break eggs...
    Eden, gardening can be hard graft at times,and often followed by disasters. I'm sure most of us have experienced something like this. Oh! if only we could snap our fingers and wowee! look at...
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  18. Retired
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    Free timber.

    What an immaculate workshop Colin!
    What an immaculate workshop Colin!
    What an immaculate workshop Colin!
    What an immaculate workshop Colin!
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  19. Jack Sparrow
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    Flower pot people

    @Marley Farley the pots I am currently using for the head and body are 12.7 cm. The smaller pots being used for the arms and legs are 7.5 cm. They are all from Wilko's cheap plastic range.G.
    @Marley Farley the pots I am currently using for the head and body are 12.7 cm. The smaller pots being used for the arms and legs are 7.5 cm. They are all from Wilko's cheap plastic range.G.
    @Marley Farley the pots I am currently using for the head and body are 12.7 cm. The smaller pots being used for the arms and legs are 7.5 cm. They are all from Wilko's cheap plastic range.G.
    @Marley Farley the pots I am currently using for the head and body are 12.7 cm. The smaller pots being used for the arms and legs are 7.5 cm. They are all from Wilko's cheap plastic range.G.
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  20. Jennifer Bell

    Stuck between a rockery and a hard place!

    I'd cover the whole sloping area with differently coloured Hebes. Interest all the year around. Don't grow too tall. Keep weeds completely suppressed. Leave the rocks there and the Hebes will hide...
    I'd cover the whole sloping area with differently coloured Hebes. Interest all the year around. Don't grow too tall. Keep weeds completely suppressed. Leave the rocks there and the Hebes will hide them.
    I'd cover the whole sloping area with differently coloured Hebes. Interest all the year around. Don't grow too tall. Keep weeds completely suppressed. Leave the rocks there and the Hebes will hide them.
    I'd cover the whole sloping area with differently coloured Hebes. Interest all the year around. Don't grow too tall. Keep weeds completely suppressed. Leave the rocks there and the Hebes will hide...
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  21. Aquanaut

    greenhouse is a go

    HiThanks for that @JWK , thought it was for something like that, one was in the framework already but didnt think for bubblewrapNot doing anymore at the moment, back at work and waiting for...
    HiThanks for that @JWK , thought it was for something like that, one was in the framework already but didnt think for bubblewrapNot doing anymore at the moment, back at work and waiting for new bolts etc to arrive
    HiThanks for that @JWK , thought it was for something like that, one was in the framework already but didnt think for bubblewrapNot doing anymore at the moment, back at work and waiting for new bolts etc to arrive
    HiThanks for that @JWK , thought it was for something like that, one was in the framework already but didnt think for bubblewrapNot doing anymore at the moment, back at work and waiting for...
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  22. Jennifer Bell

    Stuck between a rockery and a hard place!

    Hi everyone, Looking for ideas for this rockery area! It is part of a garden of a new build home! I tried planting in it shortly after house was built but nothing took to it (I didn’t really know...
    Hi everyone, Looking for ideas for this rockery area! It is part of a garden of a new build home! I tried planting in it shortly after house was built but nothing took to it (I didn’t really know what I was planting but they all died after a few weeks). After been neglected for around 6 years...
    Hi everyone, Looking for ideas for this rockery area! It is part of a garden of a new build home! I tried planting in it shortly after house was built but nothing took to it (I didn’t really know what I was planting but they all died after a few...
    Hi everyone, Looking for ideas for this rockery area! It is part of a garden of a new build home! I tried planting in it shortly after house was built but nothing took to it (I didn’t really know...
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  23. Pushkin
    Like x 7

    Teracotta pot decorating

    Brilliant Pushkin:awesome:
    Brilliant Pushkin:awesome:
    Brilliant Pushkin:awesome:
    Brilliant Pushkin:awesome:
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