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Latest posts by Bluebaron

Greenhouse bar capping

Posted: 18/03/2015 at 18:20
I'm in the process of restoring an old greenhouse and want to replace the old glazing clips with bar capping. Does anyone know any good places to source this type of thing? The glazing at present sits between a wooden frame like this... --!!!-- with glass either side the middle bit being about 1 cm thick.

Lawn treatment

Posted: 18/03/2015 at 10:43
Sorry Des I disagree. He probably spend at least 15 mins getting to you and then 15 mins getting home plus 5 mins setting up. So that 1 hour for ??35.

Then He had to pay for his van and equipment plus petrol plus the solution and then all his insurances and taxes.

Actually ??35 sounds pretty good. Of course doing it yourself is always cheaper as you can cut out most of these costs.

Dahlia tubers

Posted: 18/03/2015 at 09:34
Can you plant them in you new house before you move in?

What to grow around a raised bed

Posted: 15/03/2015 at 08:46
You can buy stickers for wheelie bins with pretty flowers on maybe you can cut one to size. That way it will loom could all year around.

Raised Bed Advice Please

Posted: 15/03/2015 at 08:04
I will be making some raised beds up soon. Could I use turf on the bottom or should I let it rot down first.

grass cutting

Posted: 14/02/2015 at 13:20

the odd winter cut on a dry day to 'tidy up' it fine on a high setting. Otherwise wait until grass starts growing in late march/April.


Posted: 13/02/2015 at 16:17

too early, lawn will be bare for a long time and weeds will get in.

Dismantling a wooden glasshouse

Posted: 12/02/2015 at 14:50

Thanks for the advice.

I was thinking of bidding on this:

Although to be honest its getting a bit high on price now and i'm not sure I can get it taken down without breaking it to pieces!!

Remove box hedging?

Posted: 11/02/2015 at 16:00
Too far from me. I suggest you stick them on eBay if you don't want them. Probably worth a ??5 a plant minimum.

Remove box hedging?

Posted: 11/02/2015 at 13:37
Steve, where r you located? I would love some of that.

Discussions started by Bluebaron

Blackcurrent pruning

Conflicting advice 
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spider MIte

Spider MIte 
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RHS Hampton court

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Why use a seed tray

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Last Post: 20/05/2015 at 22:18

Splitting Palm tree

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Last Post: 26/04/2015 at 18:07

My 'New' cedar greenhouse

Restoring a cedar greenhouse 
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Last Post: 22/04/2015 at 17:20

hedge recovery

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Last Post: 23/04/2015 at 09:30

Greenhouse bar capping

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Last Post: 18/03/2015 at 18:52

Dismantling a wooden glasshouse

How would you approach it? 
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Last Post: 13/02/2015 at 00:25

Are you brave enough?

Starting again 
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Last Post: 23/01/2015 at 18:49

Rotting Dahlias

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Last Post: 11/01/2015 at 18:23

Climbing Rose

How to promote new growth 
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Last Post: 09/01/2015 at 14:00

Importing tropical plants

What would you bring? 
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Last Post: 09/11/2014 at 20:27

Rhs plant shop

Is this a rip off? 
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Last Post: 20/10/2014 at 08:10

plant IDS

Idi think its a weed? 
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Last Post: 05/09/2014 at 12:43
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