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Garden tattoos? Or generally cool and interesting tattoos?

Posted: 28/05/2014 at 15:32
KEF wrote (see)

Check out David's Camera thread he and others have posted lovely pictures.


Thanks, KEF......sadly it seems to have lost its way of late. 

Garden tattoos? Or generally cool and interesting tattoos?

Posted: 28/05/2014 at 14:53

SweetPea, you're quite beautiful......remember that.

I'm keen on photography and would love to take a portrait pic of you.

Growing Sweet Peas

Posted: 28/05/2014 at 09:18

I can go back to sleep now then?

Potato help

Posted: 28/05/2014 at 09:16

http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c186/DavidKnapper/002-1.jpg

 

Had my first feed from my potted, pots last Sunday.

wooden shed walls leak

Posted: 28/05/2014 at 09:07

Perhaps it would be apt to add this to this thread.

The cheap mineral felt sold & used for shed roofs has a very limited life.....it usually succumbs to high winds or rotting after a very short while.

I have a large/ish shed and summerhouse, both were felted as above when new. When they needed re-felting, I decided to have them both 'hot felted' by professional roofers...it cost £100 per building and came with a 25 year guarantee.

The process involves the roof being stripped clean, an under-felt being applied, this is heated & melted with a flame-gun, next a heavy duty mineral felt is laid on to this and both are fused together, again with the flame-gun.

No nails are used and it's a really neat job.   

wooden shed walls leak

Posted: 28/05/2014 at 08:40

Hi, Jackie......I've had this problem in the past and to be honest most sheds with ship-lap or tongue & grooved boards have a little seepage during very heavy rain. However, you could seal the gaps (during a dry spell) with either clear silicone sealant or weatherproof caulking......both applied with a mastic gun.

Good luck.

Garden tattoos? Or generally cool and interesting tattoos?

Posted: 27/05/2014 at 21:06

I always worry what they will look like when everything heads south.......the watering can (very pretty btw) may look like it's been in the crusher.

Growing Sweet Peas

Posted: 27/05/2014 at 19:56

You'll be cutting before you go, Lizzie......hope you don't miss the best of them.

Best remind your house-sitter to keep them cut regularly.

Have a lovely time.

Runner beans

Posted: 27/05/2014 at 19:44

Never freeze them, KEF....would admit I've never quite got the hang of it, but they're orible when I do them.

Mony Don

Posted: 27/05/2014 at 19:00

Not sure if I should pleased or disappointed!  

Anyway, I wished I had a forum like this when I first started out......think of all those faux pas I could have avoided.

 

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