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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. MFJones

    First year at actually growing a garden!

    Here is a shot of all my pots today :dancy:Closest and furthest away pot my Mrs banged a load of sunflower seeds in them. Told her not enough soil And to raise them a bit but who can tell a woman...
    Here is a shot of all my pots today :dancy:Closest and furthest away pot my Mrs banged a load of sunflower seeds in them. Told her not enough soil And to raise them a bit but who can tell a woman eh :sofa::lunapic 130165696578242 5:My 4 are in the middle
    Here is a shot of all my pots today :dancy:Closest and furthest away pot my Mrs banged a load of sunflower seeds in them. Told her not enough soil And to raise them a bit but who can tell a woman eh :sofa::lunapic 130165696578242 5:My 4 are in the middle
    Here is a shot of all my pots today :dancy:Closest and furthest away pot my Mrs banged a load of sunflower seeds in them. Told her not enough soil And to raise them a bit but who can tell a woman...
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  5. Jack Sparrow

    Looking for ground cover for children's area

    Ah! We crossed there Sheal. :)
    Ah! We crossed there Sheal. :)
    Ah! We crossed there Sheal. :)
    Ah! We crossed there Sheal. :)
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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. kr236rk

    Old Greenhouse renovation?

    Many thanks. I have now secured the roof glass with screwed-in plastic buffers at the edge of the roof, so at least I won't have plate glass raining down on me when I replace the crumbling wooden...
    Many thanks. I have now secured the roof glass with screwed-in plastic buffers at the edge of the roof, so at least I won't have plate glass raining down on me when I replace the crumbling wooden retainer blocks. Bit at a time. ;)
    Many thanks. I have now secured the roof glass with screwed-in plastic buffers at the edge of the roof, so at least I won't have plate glass raining down on me when I replace the crumbling wooden retainer blocks. Bit at a time. ;)
    Many thanks. I have now secured the roof glass with screwed-in plastic buffers at the edge of the roof, so at least I won't have plate glass raining down on me when I replace the crumbling wooden...
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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 2nd_bassoon
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    Small Garden Project

    What a lovely garden to spend time in! You've transformed it. Think your poached egg plants are at the same stage as mine - could be weeds, but have appeared just where the seeds were sown! I...
    What a lovely garden to spend time in! You've transformed it. Think your poached egg plants are at the same stage as mine - could be weeds, but have appeared just where the seeds were sown! I hope you are enjoying your beautiful outdoor space!
    What a lovely garden to spend time in! You've transformed it. Think your poached egg plants are at the same stage as mine - could be weeds, but have appeared just where the seeds were sown! I hope you are enjoying your beautiful outdoor space!
    What a lovely garden to spend time in! You've transformed it. Think your poached egg plants are at the same stage as mine - could be weeds, but have appeared just where the seeds were sown! I...
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  14. "M"
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    The garden *is* my project!

    Or reverse the colours for alternating pots. Two blue with gold rims and handles the others gold with blue rims and handles.
    Or reverse the colours for alternating pots. Two blue with gold rims and handles the others gold with blue rims and handles.
    Or reverse the colours for alternating pots. Two blue with gold rims and handles the others gold with blue rims and handles.
    Or reverse the colours for alternating pots. Two blue with gold rims and handles the others gold with blue rims and handles.
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  15. Clare G
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    Replacing a lawn with gravel (so glad I did!)

    Thank you so much, everybody (and from Ken!).I was trying to think if I had any recommendations for anybody else wanting to do the same sort of thing and came up with the following list:Take...
    Thank you so much, everybody (and from Ken!).I was trying to think if I had any recommendations for anybody else wanting to do the same sort of thing and came up with the following list:Take your time planning it out - measuring, sketching, using pegs/ canes/ rope/ sheets of plastic to see...
    Thank you so much, everybody (and from Ken!).I was trying to think if I had any recommendations for anybody else wanting to do the same sort of thing and came up with the following list:Take your time planning it out - measuring, sketching,...
    Thank you so much, everybody (and from Ken!).I was trying to think if I had any recommendations for anybody else wanting to do the same sort of thing and came up with the following list:Take...
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  16. Sandy Ground
    Funny x 4

    Flip Flop Square project.

    I think that you're really 'Deep Thought' :ideaIPB: :thumbsup:
    I think that you're really 'Deep Thought' :ideaIPB: :thumbsup:
    I think that you're really 'Deep Thought' :ideaIPB: :thumbsup:
    I think that you're really 'Deep Thought' :ideaIPB: :thumbsup:
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  17. rustyroots

    Soak away.

    If the gardens fall is to the rear of the run, then I would just place your water butt where you want it , but fit a large diameter overflow pipe and lay a pipe down towards the rear of the garden...
    If the gardens fall is to the rear of the run, then I would just place your water butt where you want it , but fit a large diameter overflow pipe and lay a pipe down towards the rear of the garden so it floods down there rather than into your run.
    If the gardens fall is to the rear of the run, then I would just place your water butt where you want it , but fit a large diameter overflow pipe and lay a pipe down towards the rear of the garden so it floods down there rather than into your run.
    If the gardens fall is to the rear of the run, then I would just place your water butt where you want it , but fit a large diameter overflow pipe and lay a pipe down towards the rear of the garden...
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  18. Fat Controller
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    Patio and gazebo area - a plan

    :doh:silly me :doh::doh::whistle:...............:snork:
    :doh:silly me :doh::doh::whistle:...............:snork:
    :doh:silly me :doh::doh::whistle:...............:snork:
    :doh:silly me :doh::doh::whistle:...............:snork:
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  19. martin-f
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    Work in progress

    Many thanks for your kind words GB, I think it will be work in progress for a few years to come :)This is my next plan when ive caught up with others that's going on :wallbanging:This area is now going to be...
    Many thanks for your kind words GB, I think it will be work in progress for a few years to come :)This is my next plan when ive caught up with others that's going on :wallbanging:This area is now going to be a orangery type of building, more work will be going on in this area the decking I loose will be...
    Many thanks for your kind words GB, I think it will be work in progress for a few years to come :)This is my next plan when ive caught up with others that's going on :wallbanging:This area is now going to be a orangery type of building, more work will be...
    Many thanks for your kind words GB, I think it will be work in progress for a few years to come :)This is my next plan when ive caught up with others that's going on :wallbanging:This area is now going to be...
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  20. Tetters
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    A lick of paint..

    Morning Mr Woo, I did consider a mural (or Muriel as Hilda Ogden would have said) but I think the parthenocissus will take over fairly well, and some of the other planting is quite tall. There...
    Morning Mr Woo, I did consider a mural (or Muriel as Hilda Ogden would have said) but I think the parthenocissus will take over fairly well, and some of the other planting is quite tall. There is a Miscanthus zebrina there, and a very rampant rambling rose growing over the archway, as well as...
    Morning Mr Woo, I did consider a mural (or Muriel as Hilda Ogden would have said) but I think the parthenocissus will take over fairly well, and some of the other planting is quite tall. There is a Miscanthus zebrina there, and a very rampant...
    Morning Mr Woo, I did consider a mural (or Muriel as Hilda Ogden would have said) but I think the parthenocissus will take over fairly well, and some of the other planting is quite tall. There...
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  21. FloraPie

    Vertical Gardening

    I use 2 vertical towers to grow 70 plants in a 6ft x 3ft area. I`ve also used hanging shoe racks filled with compost attached to the fence. I wouldnt recommend those unless you automate the...
    I use 2 vertical towers to grow 70 plants in a 6ft x 3ft area. I`ve also used hanging shoe racks filled with compost attached to the fence. I wouldnt recommend those unless you automate the watering cos they dry out pretty fast ;)
    I use 2 vertical towers to grow 70 plants in a 6ft x 3ft area. I`ve also used hanging shoe racks filled with compost attached to the fence. I wouldnt recommend those unless you automate the watering cos they dry out pretty fast ;)
    I use 2 vertical towers to grow 70 plants in a 6ft x 3ft area. I`ve also used hanging shoe racks filled with compost attached to the fence. I wouldnt recommend those unless you automate the...
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  22. jay22

    Wooden pallets

    Pallet wood window boxes:These were built about a year ago from heavy duty pallets discarded by ToppsTiles. No heavy duty brackets appeared over the past year so I am re-purposing...
    Pallet wood window boxes:These were built about a year ago from heavy duty pallets discarded by ToppsTiles. No heavy duty brackets appeared over the past year so I am re-purposing them.They are internally reinforced with metal plates at the butt joints. The cheapest option is to use the...
    Pallet wood window boxes:These were built about a year ago from heavy duty pallets discarded by ToppsTiles. No heavy duty brackets appeared over the past year so I am re-purposing them.They are internally reinforced with metal plates at...
    Pallet wood window boxes:These were built about a year ago from heavy duty pallets discarded by ToppsTiles. No heavy duty brackets appeared over the past year so I am re-purposing...
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