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Mr Grinch's Garden

Discussion in 'General Gardening Discussion' started by Mr Grinch, Jan 14, 2012.

  1. Mr Grinch

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    Well, the patio may have to be bought forward. The weather forecast for Saturday looks appalling. Sod's law, bloody drought and the only day i want it to stay dry looks like its going to rain :gaah:
    Im off on Friday which looks dry so hopefully will bring it forward to then. Hopefully i get get my stuff delivered tomorrow a day early. I'll call them in the morning.

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    What a day !! Bloomin knackered !
    Unfortunatly the builders merchant cocked up my sand order so i ran out with a third to do. Nevermind, will just have to do it another day. Pic to follow later.
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    I like how you've positioned the trellis on the fence panels, I'm going to steal that idea :)

    Whats the white flowering planet between the two ?
     
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    Looking really nice, Mr G. You've obviously done a lot of work in the garden and it's definitely paid off.:thumbsup::biggrin:
     
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      Hi,
      Its a Clematis Montana. Pinky White flowers that is borrowed from next door :snork:
      They chopped it back hard last autumn so probs wont see any flowers this year :cry3:
       
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      Thanks Armandii,
      I loved the curves but was just nor practicle. With mowing and plants spilling over, it was so hard to keep it up. Not sure whether i have done the right thing go "straight" but time will tell !
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      Here we go:
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      Two thirds done. Another hard day in prospect.

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        Looking great Mr G.... nearly there:dbgrtmb:
         
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        Gutted, i uncovered this AM, looks great. Been down for 2 days so had a gentle walk on it and one of the centre slabs is loose. I dont know what do do. Its not just a little bit either. I must of missed a corner. How can i get it out without ruining the whole thing. Im totally devestated. I even shed a tear, out of frustration. :cry3:
         
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        Cant you get a long thin screwdriver down between the slabs and lever the loose one up ?
         
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        Welcome. And your garden looks sweet.
         
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        A might be able to. Not sure. A couple of others sometimes make a little clunck when i walk on them. I can live with that they are not going anywhere, but this one must come out. I just dont get it, its the same system as i used on all the rest and had no trouble. Bloody frustrating.
         
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        you always get one Mr G...no worries give Lens idea a try:dbgrtmb:
         
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          I know. Just that when you do so much planning trying to get something right, its a masive let down when it doesnt. I thought it was me vs the world :runforhills:

          Hopefully will finish the rest off on Saturday, weather permitting. I'll then get some sand to brush into the small caps, hopefully thes will stop any weeds.
           
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          Just get some wire coat-hangers and straighten them
          put a right angled bend three inches up, stick them down the sides , turn 90 degrees and lift, chuck in some sand to level and drop back down/water in to level
          (Like car radio removal tool)

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