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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. fat controller
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    Patio and gazebo area - a plan

    I seem to remember Mrs FC having a camera......perhaps some bribery or arm twisting? :biggrin:
    I seem to remember Mrs FC having a camera......perhaps some bribery or arm twisting? :biggrin:
    I seem to remember Mrs FC having a camera......perhaps some bribery or arm twisting? :biggrin:
    I seem to remember Mrs FC having a camera......perhaps some bribery or arm twisting? :biggrin:
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  5. 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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  6. bigbore
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    My little haven

    Hi, Yes, they are growing very quick now. 2 weeks ago, the fronds hadn't starred to elongate posted a before (2 week s ago) and this morning.
    Hi, Yes, they are growing very quick now. 2 weeks ago, the fronds hadn't starred to elongate posted a before (2 week s ago) and this morning.
    Hi, Yes, they are growing very quick now. 2 weeks ago, the fronds hadn't starred to elongate posted a before (2 week s ago) and this morning.
    Hi, Yes, they are growing very quick now. 2 weeks ago, the fronds hadn't starred to elongate posted a before (2 week s ago) and this morning.
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  7. "M"
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    The garden *is* my project!

    Aww, thank you :redface:
    Aww, thank you :redface:
    Aww, thank you :redface:
    Aww, thank you :redface:
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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. Ian Taylor
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  12. luciusmaximus

    2017 project

    @luciusmaximus That's what hubbies are for :thumbsup: :snorky:
    @luciusmaximus That's what hubbies are for :thumbsup: :snorky:
    @luciusmaximus That's what hubbies are for :thumbsup: :snorky:
    @luciusmaximus That's what hubbies are for :thumbsup: :snorky:
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  13. Nick_MSM
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    Garden project/overhaul journal..

    Excellent Nick.....just come to see this. :) Lovely garden The grass border will add movement and a different form of structure too ......love grasses....so nice to see that.
    Excellent Nick.....just come to see this. :) Lovely garden The grass border will add movement and a different form of structure too ......love grasses....so nice to see that.
    Excellent Nick.....just come to see this. :) Lovely garden The grass border will add movement and a different form of structure too ......love grasses....so nice to see that.
    Excellent Nick.....just come to see this. :) Lovely garden The grass border will add movement and a different form of structure too ......love grasses....so nice to see that.
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  14. Wobblycogs

    I need some ideas.

    Phew! Well I did ask! :snork:Thank you John.Wobbly :blue thumb:
    Phew! Well I did ask! :snork:Thank you John.Wobbly :blue thumb:
    Phew! Well I did ask! :snork:Thank you John.Wobbly :blue thumb:
    Phew! Well I did ask! :snork:Thank you John.Wobbly :blue thumb:
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  15. 2nd_bassoon
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    Small Garden Project

    WOW! The pond looks fantastic now! Loads better than the way it was before! :wow:Your slow worm friend will be thrilled! :pathd:
    WOW! The pond looks fantastic now! Loads better than the way it was before! :wow:Your slow worm friend will be thrilled! :pathd:
    WOW! The pond looks fantastic now! Loads better than the way it was before! :wow:Your slow worm friend will be thrilled! :pathd:
    WOW! The pond looks fantastic now! Loads better than the way it was before! :wow:Your slow worm friend will be thrilled! :pathd:
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  16. Sandy Ground
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    Flip Flop Square project.

    What is a Flip Flop Square, and how is one made, I hear you asking? Or not, as the speakers are switched off... :snork:Well this is how they are made. First, a piece of paving is marked out like...
    What is a Flip Flop Square, and how is one made, I hear you asking? Or not, as the speakers are switched off... :snork:Well this is how they are made. First, a piece of paving is marked out like this......then, in this case, 18 holes are drilled and plugged......then, to finish the project,...
    What is a Flip Flop Square, and how is one made, I hear you asking? Or not, as the speakers are switched off... :snork:Well this is how they are made. First, a piece of paving is marked out like this......then, in this case, 18 holes are drilled...
    What is a Flip Flop Square, and how is one made, I hear you asking? Or not, as the speakers are switched off... :snork:Well this is how they are made. First, a piece of paving is marked out like...
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  17. Keith Thomas

    Looking for ideas and suggestions

    Another idea would be to create different "room" in your garden, this hedged area would be perfect to make a "secret garden"..! I only have a small cottage garden and as it is enclosed that is...
    Another idea would be to create different "room" in your garden, this hedged area would be perfect to make a "secret garden"..! I only have a small cottage garden and as it is enclosed that is what I am doing this year, but there are some lovely ideas hear.. Secret Gardens: Creating Your Private...
    Another idea would be to create different "room" in your garden, this hedged area would be perfect to make a "secret garden"..! I only have a small cottage garden and as it is enclosed that is what I am doing this year, but there are some lovely...
    Another idea would be to create different "room" in your garden, this hedged area would be perfect to make a "secret garden"..! I only have a small cottage garden and as it is enclosed that is...
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  18. rqy99g

    Thoughts on what I could do please!?

    Pricing. I pay €18 for a tray of 18, 9cm pots of Helianthums and €24 for a tray of 24, 9cm pots of winter flowering Heathers. I'm sure if you search around, you could beat those prices. Go for 9cm...
    Pricing. I pay €18 for a tray of 18, 9cm pots of Helianthums and €24 for a tray of 24, 9cm pots of winter flowering Heathers. I'm sure if you search around, you could beat those prices. Go for 9cm pots, plug sizes are TOO small with these plants.Both these plants are marvellous at suppressing...
    Pricing. I pay €18 for a tray of 18, 9cm pots of Helianthums and €24 for a tray of 24, 9cm pots of winter flowering Heathers. I'm sure if you search around, you could beat those prices. Go for 9cm pots, plug sizes are TOO small with these...
    Pricing. I pay €18 for a tray of 18, 9cm pots of Helianthums and €24 for a tray of 24, 9cm pots of winter flowering Heathers. I'm sure if you search around, you could beat those prices. Go for 9cm...
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  19. JWK
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    JWK's Garden Destruction

    Fritillaria in the new spring garden:
    Fritillaria in the new spring garden:
    Fritillaria in the new spring garden:
    Fritillaria in the new spring garden:
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  20. rustyroots

    Mini garden project.

    Hi All,I have a horrible piece of lawn at the front of the house, that is basically just moss. I cut it yesterday and it was a chore as it is wet the mower just sank into it and I ended up just...
    Hi All,I have a horrible piece of lawn at the front of the house, that is basically just moss. I cut it yesterday and it was a chore as it is wet the mower just sank into it and I ended up just wrestling with the mower and hurt my back in the process.So decision made it has to go. I was...
    Hi All,I have a horrible piece of lawn at the front of the house, that is basically just moss. I cut it yesterday and it was a chore as it is wet the mower just sank into it and I ended up just wrestling with the mower and hurt my back in the...
    Hi All,I have a horrible piece of lawn at the front of the house, that is basically just moss. I cut it yesterday and it was a chore as it is wet the mower just sank into it and I ended up just...
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  21. Bilbo675
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    Large Tree Planter

    Nice one Bilob :thumbsup:A Bonsai would be good :) You could do quite a big one to match the scale of the planter.
    Nice one Bilob :thumbsup:A Bonsai would be good :) You could do quite a big one to match the scale of the planter.
    Nice one Bilob :thumbsup:A Bonsai would be good :) You could do quite a big one to match the scale of the planter.
    Nice one Bilob :thumbsup:A Bonsai would be good :) You could do quite a big one to match the scale of the planter.
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  22. Ariadae

    Did anyone see Monty last night?

    There he was chipping away with hammer and chisel and no safety specs or goggles, silly boy.
    There he was chipping away with hammer and chisel and no safety specs or goggles, silly boy.
    There he was chipping away with hammer and chisel and no safety specs or goggles, silly boy.
    There he was chipping away with hammer and chisel and no safety specs or goggles, silly boy.
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  23. David E Peacock
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    Bench from an old log!

    I actually prefer Davids seat to the ones I posted photos of for two main reasons. First, it is repeatable. Second, there is a sense of humour in its design.
    I actually prefer Davids seat to the ones I posted photos of for two main reasons. First, it is repeatable. Second, there is a sense of humour in its design.
    I actually prefer Davids seat to the ones I posted photos of for two main reasons. First, it is repeatable. Second, there is a sense of humour in its design.
    I actually prefer Davids seat to the ones I posted photos of for two main reasons. First, it is repeatable. Second, there is a sense of humour in its design.
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