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29/01/2013 at 17:28
I have a space between greenhouse and OHs large shed which at the moment has a water butt at garden end but back end just old pots and who knows what , my plan is to clear away nettles from fence area (neighbours chickens behind here) , get some membrane or something down on soily sections and gravel up to flags (which go around the shed) , seems a wasted space, do i just use as storage or build in some cold frames , won't get sun though due to shade of shed and 6ft fence . Do cold frames need sun?
29/01/2013 at 17:33

What about a stumpery with ferns and other interesting things, Some grow really tall and would hide water butt. You could gravel up to the permanent stumps etc

29/01/2013 at 17:36

Or more water butts

How much space are we talking about?

29/01/2013 at 17:36

Cold frames need a well lit spot most of the time- like a greenhouse -it is half way spot between that and the garden

Post a picture bunny so we can see the area

29/01/2013 at 17:52
Ok I shall see if have a pic ....
29/01/2013 at 18:13

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/18027.jpg?width=274&height=350&mode=max

 

29/01/2013 at 18:15

Right its old pic, see what you mean about shade. its about metre wide and nothing there really . thought of moving butt forward to front of shed and had a "matching one" other side and put something or other to disguise giving me ease to walk into said gap. can get right round but i block due to nosey dog and her ass /tail whacking glass!

29/01/2013 at 18:18

Think I would leave it as it is-you need a spot to store stuff-perhaps also use it as spot for storing black bags of leaves for leaf mould?

Very clean glass btw -can see right through it as if it wasn't there

29/01/2013 at 18:27

Put in another water butt to use as a useful block

29/01/2013 at 18:31
Yes Geoff that's my uber glass cleaner , pleased your impressed

Bags of leaves ? I put those in bin ...***hides from backlash***

I shall do something with it
29/01/2013 at 18:49

Leaves in the bin Bunny 

29/01/2013 at 18:51
there's millions though (beech)
29/01/2013 at 20:31

You bin leaves-what all of them ??

29/01/2013 at 20:39
***whistles whilst creeping away***


20feet high beeches at front ! They get everywhere. Some escape
30/01/2013 at 16:08

How about a properly oganised outdoor storage area; treated timber shelves to store flowerpots, as mentioned sacks of leaf mould, compost, yard broom, kindling, buckets etc.

30/01/2013 at 19:30
Yes I think so artjak and possibly an extra potting area for when the greenhouse gets a bit full...... A summerhouse...hammock .....ok dreaming now
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