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Garden Pictures

Discussion in 'In the Garden' started by breezer, 2 Jun 2007.

  1. dark_stranger

    dark_stranger

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    Thought I would show off the progress of my garden.

    Moved in and garden was like this
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    Then this
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    Then work up one morning and told the misses I would take the day off and do stuff around the new house as she wants it decorated Anyway, later in the afternoon she return and starts bloody moaning about what I have done. Personally I thought the garden needed a pond! what is it with women?
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    and finally the finished product, minus some required plant growth. The desking area gets full sun from about 10am to evening time, but unfortuantely with this years summer hasnt seen much use :(
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    The colour of the fence is made by cuprinol & is rustic brown
     
  2. hyscore

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    This is how my garden looked just after we moved in.
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    Many hours later.
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    I spent so so much time in the garden I made a new friend.
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  3. imamartian

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    Here's a piece of my handiwork - was just a grass slope 2 years ago:
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  4. numpty with a crowbar

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    My efforts over the past 18 months

    The clip of the place when we got the house (previous owner had passed away - garden gone to pot - spent first 6 months doing up house)
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    No 1 priority - get the shed installed :D
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    clear the garden, shift a few tonnes of concrete, fill 2 skips with rubble and waste dig the soil repeatedly, remove the brambles, docks, nettles time after time after time. Level then lay grass (in the rain :mad: )
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    Job done - relax over Christmas
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    Come the spring, let the thinking half of the relationship choose the plants, dig the holes and plant up
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    Add water, sunshine and time
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    Await spring 2008 and prepare to inspect the bank ballance to fund planting for round 2.......
     
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  5. Woodnaut

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    Here's a few shots of the garden. I cover the entire thing with tarps for weed control. Notice me in the 7' tomatoes.

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  6. redpis

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    We moved in and found the ground didn't drain, nothing left for it but to installland drains, what a pain, at least the digger was good fun!!

    before
    Domistic civils :)
    Drains in wrapped in geotextile
    Patio before
    Patio now
    Finshed thanks god!
     
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  7. skybluescooby

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    Just a few pics of the garden, with a lot of help and advice from diy.com members.
    Garden levelled off following 35 mtr of land drain, 4 tonne of 10mm gravel, 2 tonne of sharp and 10 tonne of topsoil.
    That's excluding the removal of all the old lawn and about 80 sq mtrs of 4" clay subsoil.....
    All done by my now crippled hands, Took me 3 weekends and a few dusky evenings.
    Now looking forward to my next project now, making 2 railway sleeper benches for the circular patio, just in time for our summer :eek:

    Once again guys, thanks for your advice.
    :D
     
  8. Richardp

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    I think my gardens too close to the sea![​IMG]
     
  9. Pinnacle

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    Before and after pics of the first part of my garden.

    I'll update once I've relaid the lawn etc.


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  10. Philious

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    Heres mine after a year it looking like a builders yard and still a little here and there.
     
  11. Ionkontrol

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    I finished building the bench yesterday, which I am quite proud of.
    Going to build a table next week.
     
  12. Thermo

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    i like the ladder for the cat! :LOL:
     
  13. Ionkontrol

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    Well, she is getting on a bit :D
     
  14. cowboyontheloose

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  15. angles15

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    Things starting to get there but will take a while i think?
     
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