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Broken_pots

We saw the following planting and novel ideas for old tree trunks in the grounds of a hotel last week. The first one seems...

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shirley_tulip

4 Feb, 2019
Shirley_tulip

My new pergola..easy peasy..!!

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In the summer T bought the wood to build a new pergola to replace the rotting metal one on the flat lawn. He carefully cut...

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homebird

19 Jan, 2019
Homebird

Trellises

My new trellises are being covered rather quickly … Clematis Betty Corning :- Betty with Rose 'Gentle Hermione' :- Clematis...

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hywel

7 Aug, 2018
Hywel

***Have you met The Green Man***

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Our girls wanted to know what to get their Father for Fathers Day, so I suggested something for the garden....surprise surprise!!would...

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Dottydaisy2

28 Jun, 2018
Dottydaisy2

Before and after

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Sorry I've missed a lot lately. I'll try to catch up soon :) The garden next door to mine is lower down, being on a slope, and...

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hywel

11 Jun, 2018
Hywel

Arbour

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Been missing a while, but still doing stuff in garden. Just haven't had time to share with you all. Started a project which...

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littleoldman

22 May, 2018
Littleoldman

The end of the line for the fruit cage.

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When we moved into this house Feb 1996 Elizabeth was 3 1/2yrs old and loved fruit and growing things. There was a bit of...

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seaburngirl

30 Aug, 2016
Seaburngirl

Drastic Measures

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I've got a 'shelter' in the garden, which I built from wood and sheets of perspex, and I grow plants in it. This year I thought...

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hywel

21 Aug, 2016
Hywel

2016 Charity Open Days

May 21 Saturday 10am-5pm May 22 Sunday 10am-5pm Late spring: acers, azaleas, conifers, jungle October 22 Saturday 10am-5pm...

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FourSeasonsGarden

9 May, 2016
Fourseasonsgarden

blast from the past

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its arrived

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snoopdog

27 Mar, 2015
Snoopdog

A Bit of 'upcycling'

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Do you remember this comment and photo from the second of my Chelsea Blogs? .....I liked this bit of upcycling! :) I have...

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cottagekaren

17 Jul, 2014
Cottagekaren

Revamped decking area

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Hi all not done a blog for a long time. Hope you have all enjoyed the glorious weather we are having. We have transformed...

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mark61

2 Jul, 2014
Mark61

Finishing touches to the utility corner at the back.

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Here's what we had after a bit of a tidy up... And here's what we have now..... Scott made the woodstore and the planter,...

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cottagekaren

1 Mar, 2014
Cottagekaren

A very productive Sunday,

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Hello all, I hope you have had as beautiful a day where you are as we have here. I managed to make a planter which I wanted...

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nanjo

27 May, 2013
Nanjo

Auricula Theatre

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Since I was hooked on primula auriculas, I always wanted to have my own display case for my auriculas. So I asked my friend...

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naoto

11 May, 2013
Naoto

New storage for logs and wood for burning

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Hi all as some of you may know by now i like my evening fires when it gets chilly.When my grandchildren was over last weekend...

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mark61

20 Apr, 2013
Mark61

Summerhouse

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We have always liked the idea of a summerhouse in our garden, but never got around to buying one. So when I came across...

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stephenweaver

18 Apr, 2013
Stephenweaver

A View On Perspective...

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Hi Folks , Flori here again.. This will only be a mini blog for me, as I haven't many photographs to show you regarding this...

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floribunda

14 Oct, 2012
Floribunda

The garden seat - finished at last

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Hi all You asked to see the finished article ... so here it is. Rained with that fine very wet stuff all day yesterday but...

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tony1247

31 Oct, 2011
Tony1247

rolling home

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when i was fourteen, fifteen, even sixteen, i would lie in bed at night and dream my favorite dream. in my imagination,...

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noahsgarden

20 Oct, 2011
Noahsgarden

VICTORIAN FLOWER CART.

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Our dear friend and neighbour Paul made me this Victorian Flower Cart for my 70th Birthday which isn`t until next month but...

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stroller

19 Oct, 2011
Stroller

Potting shed to playhouse....

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I just finished converting the potting shed into more of a playhouse/getaway.The grandkids love the loft and I use the space...

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sunburychick

15 Jul, 2011
Sunburychick

New addition to the front garden

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Yet another freebie made from pallets is this lovely box which is by my front door,quite a nice greeting i thought as you...

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whdebor

11 Jul, 2011
Whdebor

We built a garden lighthouse today

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Hi all we have built a garden lighthouse today.Did our head sin as we couldnt find anything on how to build one,so it was...

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mark61

25 Jun, 2011
Mark61

Recycle double bed base

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Hi all another recycling blog for you .Next door neighbour was throwing a double bed base away mmmm my mind got to thinking...

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mark61

16 Jun, 2011
Mark61

Playing with new toy

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Now growing tomatoes, cucumber, chilli and pepper. First time ever attempt at this so wish me luck!

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digginfit

26 May, 2011
Digginfit

Freebies out of old pallets

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The general idea of making a nice garden costs a lot these days,so me and my boyfriend decided to try and make some of the...

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whdebor

23 May, 2011
Whdebor

At last my insect hotel is finnished.

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I have got my insect hotel finnished. It was a lot more work than I thought it would be, cutting up the branches to the...

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rogi

26 Sep, 2010
Rogi

Hedgehog & Bird Boxes

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Hi all, We have had a lovely day today in the garden and then off into the workshop, to make a Terrace Bird Nest Box, and...

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trenchy

23 Aug, 2010
Trenchy

Nice place for bums, homemade of course.

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Well here it is and what a lovely piece of work. For those of you that watched Gardeners world on Friday, you will instantly...

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treesandthings

5 Aug, 2010
Treesandthings

CORRECTING OLD MISTAKES !!!

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Quite a few years back we had to cut down an old apple tree which left a large hole so we decided to enlarge this and make...

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stroller

25 Mar, 2010
Stroller

The joy of a garden shed

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If you can imagine trying to buy a new bed and installing it ( after goodness knows how many years), Picture this ..Although...

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roseberry

2 Oct, 2009
Roseberry

That sculpture again!

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Yes, the one that was my wedding anniversary present. We asked Nigel from 'Woodenzone' if he would kindly send us a photo...

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spritzhenry

2 May, 2009
Spritzhenry