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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. Reddwarf4ever

    Homemade wooden planters, plants not thriving

    That is a wonderful idea! This said, having moved a load of paving slabs in the past, I think that must save a lot in gym's fees too :)
    That is a wonderful idea! This said, having moved a load of paving slabs in the past, I think that must save a lot in gym's fees too :)
    That is a wonderful idea! This said, having moved a load of paving slabs in the past, I think that must save a lot in gym's fees too :)
    That is a wonderful idea! This said, having moved a load of paving slabs in the past, I think that must save a lot in gym's fees too :)
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  5. 2nd_bassoon
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    Bench restoration

    I think your idea for colour is lovely. If it's a shady spot it will be very subtle, and will blend in with anything else you put or build in the garden. What a great idea for your cat. I'm going...
    I think your idea for colour is lovely. If it's a shady spot it will be very subtle, and will blend in with anything else you put or build in the garden. What a great idea for your cat. I'm going to put in a nice plant and do the same when we move! Although we lost ours in 2013, we had had her...
    I think your idea for colour is lovely. If it's a shady spot it will be very subtle, and will blend in with anything else you put or build in the garden. What a great idea for your cat. I'm going to put in a nice plant and do the same when we...
    I think your idea for colour is lovely. If it's a shady spot it will be very subtle, and will blend in with anything else you put or build in the garden. What a great idea for your cat. I'm going...
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  6. Fflur

    Compost around new decking area

    All I would add is that really the shredded stuff should be rotted down first, I'd go for the old compost heap first. Bearing in mind organic matter has a habit of slowly disappearing, so...
    All I would add is that really the shredded stuff should be rotted down first, I'd go for the old compost heap first. Bearing in mind organic matter has a habit of slowly disappearing, so whatever you use, if you add a lot, the bed will sink. Top soil is best in my view, and be careful to only...
    All I would add is that really the shredded stuff should be rotted down first, I'd go for the old compost heap first. Bearing in mind organic matter has a habit of slowly disappearing, so whatever you use, if you add a lot, the bed will sink. ...
    All I would add is that really the shredded stuff should be rotted down first, I'd go for the old compost heap first. Bearing in mind organic matter has a habit of slowly disappearing, so...
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  7. cheryl felix

    Grapevine over a crumbling pergola.

    Excellent thanks. Yes I’ll wait till winter then prune it a little, then try the scaffold idea to support it . There’s a Russian Vine growing through it so I’ll need to get rid of that at the same...
    Excellent thanks. Yes I’ll wait till winter then prune it a little, then try the scaffold idea to support it . There’s a Russian Vine growing through it so I’ll need to get rid of that at the same time, blimey does it grow!!
    Excellent thanks. Yes I’ll wait till winter then prune it a little, then try the scaffold idea to support it . There’s a Russian Vine growing through it so I’ll need to get rid of that at the same time, blimey does it grow!!
    Excellent thanks. Yes I’ll wait till winter then prune it a little, then try the scaffold idea to support it . There’s a Russian Vine growing through it so I’ll need to get rid of that at the same...
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  8. Snowbaby

    How much weed control fabric?

    Gosh my brain actually worked! :snorky: Thank you!
    Gosh my brain actually worked! :snorky: Thank you!
    Gosh my brain actually worked! :snorky: Thank you!
    Gosh my brain actually worked! :snorky: Thank you!
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  9. Jack Sparrow

    Portable rotary clothes line planter

    @Jack Sparrow the tyre, in my opinion, needs to be bigger. When you look at how wide a dryer is, and how much it will weigh on wash day... well... they say that in general, a tree's roots are as...
    @Jack Sparrow the tyre, in my opinion, needs to be bigger. When you look at how wide a dryer is, and how much it will weigh on wash day... well... they say that in general, a tree's roots are as abundant as its canopy, so a large dryer in a small tyre.... well... you get the picture, right....?
    @Jack Sparrow the tyre, in my opinion, needs to be bigger. When you look at how wide a dryer is, and how much it will weigh on wash day... well... they say that in general, a tree's roots are as abundant as its canopy, so a large dryer in a small...
    @Jack Sparrow the tyre, in my opinion, needs to be bigger. When you look at how wide a dryer is, and how much it will weigh on wash day... well... they say that in general, a tree's roots are as...
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  10. Jack Sparrow

    How to repair a broken bird bath

    So it is between Epoxy or PU, :biggrin: Trouble with PU is it expands when setting, can run out during curing. At least Epoxy stays where you put it.
    So it is between Epoxy or PU, :biggrin: Trouble with PU is it expands when setting, can run out during curing. At least Epoxy stays where you put it.
    So it is between Epoxy or PU, :biggrin: Trouble with PU is it expands when setting, can run out during curing. At least Epoxy stays where you put it.
    So it is between Epoxy or PU, :biggrin: Trouble with PU is it expands when setting, can run out during curing. At least Epoxy stays where you put it.
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  11. TaraMaiden

    Hypertufa & Concrete planters - I've never had so much fun!!

    I'm letting the hypertufa trough weather properly for a month or two before I use it. I understand from some instructions I found, that depending on how they turn out, you can or should give the...
    I'm letting the hypertufa trough weather properly for a month or two before I use it. I understand from some instructions I found, that depending on how they turn out, you can or should give the concrete pots a second layer of cement on the outside, and of course, if you intend to use them as...
    I'm letting the hypertufa trough weather properly for a month or two before I use it. I understand from some instructions I found, that depending on how they turn out, you can or should give the concrete pots a second layer of cement on the...
    I'm letting the hypertufa trough weather properly for a month or two before I use it. I understand from some instructions I found, that depending on how they turn out, you can or should give the...
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  12. JWK
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    JWK's Garden Destruction

    Wow those flowers look awesome!
    Wow those flowers look awesome!
    Wow those flowers look awesome!
    Wow those flowers look awesome!
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  13. garjobo79

    growing laurel hedging in a narrow container...?

    HI Martin, I have attached a photo, taken in the dark but you can see the small area im working with and it is shaded. Ignore the plant boxes and the bamboo - these need rearranged, bamboo isnt...
    HI Martin, I have attached a photo, taken in the dark but you can see the small area im working with and it is shaded. Ignore the plant boxes and the bamboo - these need rearranged, bamboo isnt working - so will transplant into wider containers.I did post on another thread - thought my issue...
    HI Martin, I have attached a photo, taken in the dark but you can see the small area im working with and it is shaded. Ignore the plant boxes and the bamboo - these need rearranged, bamboo isnt working - so will transplant into wider...
    HI Martin, I have attached a photo, taken in the dark but you can see the small area im working with and it is shaded. Ignore the plant boxes and the bamboo - these need rearranged, bamboo isnt...
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  14. Stephen Lawes

    Growing grass help please

    Welcome to the forum Stephen. I wouldn't worry about getting all the smaller root sections out. From what I can make out from the 'before' picture those shrubs are not the type to regrow from...
    Welcome to the forum Stephen. I wouldn't worry about getting all the smaller root sections out. From what I can make out from the 'before' picture those shrubs are not the type to regrow from roots. Also I don't see any need to get new top soil in, unless it's to build up the level to match the...
    Welcome to the forum Stephen. I wouldn't worry about getting all the smaller root sections out. From what I can make out from the 'before' picture those shrubs are not the type to regrow from roots. Also I don't see any need to get new top soil...
    Welcome to the forum Stephen. I wouldn't worry about getting all the smaller root sections out. From what I can make out from the 'before' picture those shrubs are not the type to regrow from...
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  15. Jupes

    Decking help

    Doghouse Riley, your garden is stunning.
    Doghouse Riley, your garden is stunning.
    Doghouse Riley, your garden is stunning.
    Doghouse Riley, your garden is stunning.
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  16. martin-f
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    Work in progress

    Yes they do S, pity there wasn't a few more but there is enough to hold back the soil where it matters, i did find some identical at a reclamation yard but they was £3 each £30 one mtr run so i...
    Yes they do S, pity there wasn't a few more but there is enough to hold back the soil where it matters, i did find some identical at a reclamation yard but they was £3 each £30 one mtr run so i will stick with the ones i have.
    Yes they do S, pity there wasn't a few more but there is enough to hold back the soil where it matters, i did find some identical at a reclamation yard but they was £3 each £30 one mtr run so i will stick with the ones i have.
    Yes they do S, pity there wasn't a few more but there is enough to hold back the soil where it matters, i did find some identical at a reclamation yard but they was £3 each £30 one mtr run so i...
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  17. Loopylupin

    Ideas to add summer colour please

    Hi I have a bed that looks lovely in Spring with the following plants in it. Three pink bleeding hearts Two dwarf Lilacs One Rose Two Fushias (the only summer flower) Two Lupins(these will be...
    Hi I have a bed that looks lovely in Spring with the following plants in it. Three pink bleeding hearts Two dwarf Lilacs One Rose Two Fushias (the only summer flower) Two Lupins(these will be removed as they don't like it) A couple of small spreading plants at the front. It gets full sun most...
    Hi I have a bed that looks lovely in Spring with the following plants in it. Three pink bleeding hearts Two dwarf Lilacs One Rose Two Fushias (the only summer flower) Two Lupins(these will be removed as they don't like it) A couple of small...
    Hi I have a bed that looks lovely in Spring with the following plants in it. Three pink bleeding hearts Two dwarf Lilacs One Rose Two Fushias (the only summer flower) Two Lupins(these will be...
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  18. rustyroots

    Mini garden project.

    I'd be tempted to continue that hedge up the fence. Maybe a hydrangea in the corner and the rest herbaceous perennials
    I'd be tempted to continue that hedge up the fence. Maybe a hydrangea in the corner and the rest herbaceous perennials
    I'd be tempted to continue that hedge up the fence. Maybe a hydrangea in the corner and the rest herbaceous perennials
    I'd be tempted to continue that hedge up the fence. Maybe a hydrangea in the corner and the rest herbaceous perennials
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  19. bigbore
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    My little haven

    So happy, looks like Photobucket has stopped the ransom of peoples pictures, i see a lot have come back... Good to be back and good to catch up on all of the posts.. My garden hasn't changed...
    So happy, looks like Photobucket has stopped the ransom of peoples pictures, i see a lot have come back... Good to be back and good to catch up on all of the posts.. My garden hasn't changed much... here is a quick video just at the beginning of springenjoy
    So happy, looks like Photobucket has stopped the ransom of peoples pictures, i see a lot have come back... Good to be back and good to catch up on all of the posts.. My garden hasn't changed much... here is a quick video just at the beginning...
    So happy, looks like Photobucket has stopped the ransom of peoples pictures, i see a lot have come back... Good to be back and good to catch up on all of the posts.. My garden hasn't changed...
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  20. Gail_68

    Fixing and using railway sleepers for your landscaping project

    Hi @CanadianLori the main thing is Barrettine preserver :)Railway Sleeper Treatments - Wood Finishes Direct
    Hi @CanadianLori the main thing is Barrettine preserver :)Railway Sleeper Treatments - Wood Finishes Direct
    Hi @CanadianLori the main thing is Barrettine preserver :)Railway Sleeper Treatments - Wood Finishes Direct
    Hi @CanadianLori the main thing is Barrettine preserver :)Railway Sleeper Treatments - Wood Finishes Direct
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  21. Sheal
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    First bed, new garden.

    Thanks but it's not an option Tetters. :) My bedroom window is just above there and I live in a bungalow. I believe they cling too which will damage the stone covering on the walls. I may introduce...
    Thanks but it's not an option Tetters. :) My bedroom window is just above there and I live in a bungalow. I believe they cling too which will damage the stone covering on the walls. I may introduce a climber at some point to the left behind the Geranium but meanwhile will plant tall plants at the...
    Thanks but it's not an option Tetters. :) My bedroom window is just above there and I live in a bungalow. I believe they cling too which will damage the stone covering on the walls. I may introduce a climber at some point to the left behind the...
    Thanks but it's not an option Tetters. :) My bedroom window is just above there and I live in a bungalow. I believe they cling too which will damage the stone covering on the walls. I may introduce...
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  22. vibrating_cake
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    My tiered garden log.

    Your lawn are looks very good. I congratulate you.
    Your lawn are looks very good. I congratulate you.
    Your lawn are looks very good. I congratulate you.
    Your lawn are looks very good. I congratulate you.
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  23. Phoozzle

    Raised Garden Beds Built into Perimeter Fence (Video)

    I think it looks great you've done a cracking job well done :dbgrtmb:
    I think it looks great you've done a cracking job well done :dbgrtmb:
    I think it looks great you've done a cracking job well done :dbgrtmb:
    I think it looks great you've done a cracking job well done :dbgrtmb:
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