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D.I.Y. Ideas anyone !

When we moved into our new home, the garden was edged front and back with decking boards, making it very difficult to mow...

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rose1949

30 Mar, 2019
Rose1949

New back garden . . .

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Many of you kind people on this site have been showing an interest in our brand new garden, and even asked me to keep on...

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sheilabub

7 Apr, 2018
Sheilabub

Useful for more than one purpose

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This week I scarified our front lawn and raked out many bucketfuls of moss! I really wanted to leave some out in the garden...

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numbersfarm

1 Apr, 2017
Numbersfarm

Christmas Decorations at Kew Palace Kitchens

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I am just thinking about making a few arrangements for Christmas and I was thinking about previous years. In December 2013...

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thorneyside

7 Dec, 2015
Thorneyside

Now Open...Paul's 5* Pallet Palace, Wildlife Hotel

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I have quite a small garden so a large bug hotel/wildlife home with numerous pallets stacked on top of each other was not...

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paulspatch

17 Nov, 2015
Paulspatch

Replacing 20 Year Old Trellis

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We thought we would replace some old trellis, that I made and fitted, 20 years ago when we moved into this new house. This...

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alanb

17 Apr, 2015
Alanb

My ideas of containers grouping of flowers

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I am so pleased that weather is permitting us to enjoy the garden.Here are some of my ideas.

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shahida

12 Jun, 2014
Shahida

Milk bottle Propagator

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I have a scented geranium that I kept going indoors through last winter, but it had gone very leggy, so earlier this year...

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richardpeeej

5 Sep, 2013
Richardpeeej

Aerial views - by popular demand

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In my previous blog (my August review) a few members asked if I could possibly take my life in my hands and get some aerial...

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scottish

17 Aug, 2013
Scottish

Goodbye Weedy Lawn.

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We've been struggling to make anything decent of our lawn, since we moved in three years ago, but the roots which penetrated...

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waddy

18 Jun, 2013
Waddy

New Rose Arch and Raised bed planters

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The Arch we bought but the planters have been made my husband. Today it all happens and gets fixed it to garden to make secure. I...

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Scotkat

5 May, 2013
Scotkat

PS I want one

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Last December my Granddaughter's pet rabbit Oska died, he lived in absolute comfort in his own garden shed for 14 years,...

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neellan

27 Apr, 2013
Neellan

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

New changes for April

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new top path and border-redone again :D over easter it looked-bad!!! With Thanks for looking worked hard and scrubbed-shingle...

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paulspond

2 Apr, 2013
Paulspond

worktable roof tweak

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After about a year of wanting, I finally got a roof up over my worktable; not brilliant, but at least it was done. I wasn’t...

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franl155

29 Sep, 2012
Franl155

Been a while.

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It has been quite some time since i've been on here or managed to get in the garden but this last week i have managed to...

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bill_dingsite

8 May, 2012
Bill_dingsite

Work done when the sun was shining..

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The weather has been wet and cold for a couple of weeks, so not much done in the garden but the nice weather we had previously...

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youngdaisydee

13 Apr, 2012
Youngdaisydee

Garden Changes - Final Part :)

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Gee19

27 Feb, 2012
Gee19

Refurbishing the Wildlife Pond

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Some more of our Summer activities. Refurbishing the pond. At the beginning of this year we realised that the wild life pond...

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Owdboggy

8 Jan, 2012
Owdboggy

finished one side of my front garden

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Well we got the rest of the stones today to finish off this part of the garden what a difference i think its made just the...

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whdebor

19 Jun, 2011
Whdebor

my new wheelbarrow planter

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Went to B and Q this morning as my wife wanted a wheelbarrow planter.When i saw the price of them i told her politly to jog...

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mark61

18 Jun, 2011
Mark61

Garden Views

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*Just thought I would put on a few pictures on to give you an idea of the shape of my garden, it isnt very big but has a...

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PANSYPOTTER

15 May, 2011
Pansypotter

THE DAY THAT THE RAINS CAME DOWN, mother earth smiled againlol.

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and OH helped me with my projects. He did the cutting and I put together and painted or stained. These are two trellis planters...

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stroller

9 May, 2011
Stroller

Just a peep. 8~)

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If you remember I was going to have our garden re-dug and the border ousted because after some 38 years things had become...

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grandmage

17 Apr, 2011
Grandmage

Garden changes

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Some of you may remember that last autumn I had a large fir tree removed, that was growing along the fence line. Well not...

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cinderella

13 Apr, 2011
Cinderella

Time for a change

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Over the past couple of weeks I have slowly progressed around my garden removing what was dead or damaged after the harsh...

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annella

12 Apr, 2011
Annella

Dan Pearce Garden Design, competition entry

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Well I wrote a while ago about a garden design competition I was entering and I thought I had better let you know how I gat...

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treesandthings

31 Mar, 2011
Treesandthings

SORRY..SORRY..SORRY.

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I'm so sorry for not talking to you all on G o Y. I've no excusses , other than I was going to cantact and contact and contact...

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franktf4

25 Nov, 2010
Franktf4

GOOD DAY THURSDAY 25 November 2010

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Good Day Thursday Good Morning All Today I will just post the photos as they tell there own story You can see my greenhouse...

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woodgreen

24 Nov, 2010
Woodgreen

the 1st half of the year in my garden . ........ o))))))

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just taking a little look back to see how thing are progressing . this was how it used to look till we took all the hawthorns...

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cristina

3 Nov, 2010
Cristina

Design and maintenance of a a pub garden and another customer's garden

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I used to drink at this pub and one day got talking to the landlady who was keen to take on a gardener. I accepted the job(...

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anchorman

16 Sep, 2010
Anchorman

Makeover part 2 the pond and steps area.

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At the top of this bed is a pond, honest. It has been cleared and emptied. New liner. Filled Capped. You can see some...

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bornagain

12 Jul, 2010
Bornagain

GROMIT'S GRAVEL GARDENS

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Hydrangea serrata "Blue Bird" ~ flowering happily, below our pergola, in this lush, green corner ... ......................................................... ......

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terratoonie

7 Jul, 2010
Terratoonie

NEW GARDEN MAKEOVER

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Just a few pics of my makeover, still lots to do ,planting, finishing off etc...oh and buying some more plants:-) This shows...

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bornagain

7 Jul, 2010
Bornagain

I've made a start

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Took some photo's today and hope to get them up. Have basically halved the garden and today have started putting up a homemade...

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aygo

5 Jun, 2010
Aygo

Gromit's GROUND FORCE team ~ happy, but cream-crackered !

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... We were ready to tackle Stage One of our back garden make-over, on the area by our long shed ... ... our Ground Force...

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terratoonie

29 Apr, 2010
Terratoonie

New arch and planting

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The garden changes are coming along slowly. We dismantled some trellis when the new greenhouse was put up and it's been waiting...

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katnip

18 Apr, 2010
Katnip

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

Terracing the back garden. (1)

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Steven and I are on a mission. To terrace the back garden, level out the lower area, landscape and lay either decking/ slabs...

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aitchiesmissus

16 Mar, 2010
Aitchiesmissus

My Somerset Garden March 11th 2010

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During the past few years i've done a few garden make overs for some people and i've decided to show you some of the before...

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micky45

11 Mar, 2010
Micky45

My Somerset Garden, March 5th "Greenhouse clear out and other pictures."

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Hi There everyone Well the day had to come for cleaning the greenhouse out for the seeds I need to plant. First I had to...

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micky45

5 Mar, 2010
Micky45

Open gardens in Denmark I

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I would like to share this open garden with you. It is situated near Århus in Denmark, near the coast and forest. It is not...

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hanne

25 Dec, 2009
Hanne

Work in progress (our small garden) part three

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This blog completes my description of the work that was necessary to begin to give shape to our garden. The images are of...

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amano

8 Dec, 2009
Amano

A Trip to Hampton Court Flower Show 2009

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Thursday the 9th We arrived on foot as many others did... Whilst others arrived in style by boat.. and although the weather...

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Arlene

11 Jul, 2009
Arlene

Bigger Gardens

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I guess we’d all like a bigger garden so that we could grow everything we wanted to. A few trees (or an entire wood), several...

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AndrewR

7 Aug, 2008
Andrewr

Look What Phils Made 4 The Garden .....

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I asked Phil 2 make me 2 Arches 4 my garden a while ago ,1 for each end of my Wild/Long Grass Garden Area & he made a...

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jacque

21 Jul, 2008
Jacque

Another NEW Boarder.....

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After Cutting my lawn yesterday eveing i thought il trim the edges 2 morrow if weathers ok as they started 2 look untidy...

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jacque

9 Jul, 2008
Jacque

Colour Theory

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Have you ever wondered why some colours look right together and others don’t? This blog attempts to explain colour theory...

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AndrewR

5 Jul, 2008
Andrewr

should we add raised beds to this lawn?

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We have been thinking about adding raised beds in this lawn, problem is that the lawn is a funny shape! the edge near...

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RachelScott_Renouf

4 May, 2008
Rachelscott_renouf

Symmetry or Not?

to assist me in selecting a landscaper, i would really like some opinions as to whether i should use a symmetrical design...

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TrueBeginner

30 Apr, 2008
Truebeginner