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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. FlymoDM

    A search for controllable ourdoor lighting

    Hi @FlymoDM - oh, if you're wiring everything, then that's a much nicer situation. The Axis cameras look nice but quite expensive if you're going for a few of them... Are you going to fibre the...
    Hi @FlymoDM - oh, if you're wiring everything, then that's a much nicer situation. The Axis cameras look nice but quite expensive if you're going for a few of them... Are you going to fibre the whole setup? Or use the Power over ethernet option?
    Hi @FlymoDM - oh, if you're wiring everything, then that's a much nicer situation. The Axis cameras look nice but quite expensive if you're going for a few of them... Are you going to fibre the whole setup? Or use the Power over ethernet option?
    Hi @FlymoDM - oh, if you're wiring everything, then that's a much nicer situation. The Axis cameras look nice but quite expensive if you're going for a few of them... Are you going to fibre the...
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  5. day dreamer

    The never ending garden project....

    That looks incredible @day dreamer , an amazing project house and garden by the look of the photos - I'm very envious! Does your land stretch all the way down to the water? Could you have a...
    That looks incredible @day dreamer , an amazing project house and garden by the look of the photos - I'm very envious! Does your land stretch all the way down to the water? Could you have a waterside area for sitting/listening - or possibly even keep ducks? Do you plan to grow veg/fruit etc? ...
    That looks incredible @day dreamer , an amazing project house and garden by the look of the photos - I'm very envious! Does your land stretch all the way down to the water? Could you have a waterside area for sitting/listening - or possibly...
    That looks incredible @day dreamer , an amazing project house and garden by the look of the photos - I'm very envious! Does your land stretch all the way down to the water? Could you have a...
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  6. day dreamer

    my first garden!

    Um, I have no idea which! oops, I went to a plant fair and bargained some bits and bobs for next to nothing and just though they are persicaria and will work down by the pond/lake/pond thing we...
    Um, I have no idea which! oops, I went to a plant fair and bargained some bits and bobs for next to nothing and just though they are persicaria and will work down by the pond/lake/pond thing we have! (note to self must try harder to figure out what I'm actually buying rather than get carried...
    Um, I have no idea which! oops, I went to a plant fair and bargained some bits and bobs for next to nothing and just though they are persicaria and will work down by the pond/lake/pond thing we have! (note to self must try harder to figure out...
    Um, I have no idea which! oops, I went to a plant fair and bargained some bits and bobs for next to nothing and just though they are persicaria and will work down by the pond/lake/pond thing we...
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  7. Carllennon
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    Carl's Garden Project

    thanks for the advice. The building to the left is actually a pretty large garage. The driveway is pretty long so I might get rid of the garage and just have a car port by the side of the house...
    thanks for the advice. The building to the left is actually a pretty large garage. The driveway is pretty long so I might get rid of the garage and just have a car port by the side of the house instead. It will give more a load more fruit and veg room.
    thanks for the advice. The building to the left is actually a pretty large garage. The driveway is pretty long so I might get rid of the garage and just have a car port by the side of the house instead. It will give more a load more fruit and veg...
    thanks for the advice. The building to the left is actually a pretty large garage. The driveway is pretty long so I might get rid of the garage and just have a car port by the side of the house...
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  8. Tetters
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    Treasure from the rubbish...I hope

    :wow: it looks amazing. How clever and creative of you :). I love the sound of running water in a garden, something that's missing from mine.
    :wow: it looks amazing. How clever and creative of you :). I love the sound of running water in a garden, something that's missing from mine.
    :wow: it looks amazing. How clever and creative of you :). I love the sound of running water in a garden, something that's missing from mine.
    :wow: it looks amazing. How clever and creative of you :). I love the sound of running water in a garden, something that's missing from mine.
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  9. Fat Controller
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    Patio and gazebo area - a plan

    Think its time we both moved house! :heehee:
    Think its time we both moved house! :heehee:
    Think its time we both moved house! :heehee:
    Think its time we both moved house! :heehee:
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  10. Jack Sparrow

    garden makeover on Pinterest.

    So, tell us ... when are you signing up for Pinterest? :heehee:
    So, tell us ... when are you signing up for Pinterest? :heehee:
    So, tell us ... when are you signing up for Pinterest? :heehee:
    So, tell us ... when are you signing up for Pinterest? :heehee:
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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. 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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