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Garden Patio Ideas

Posted: 23/04/2013 at 14:21

With the weather finally improving,  I am keen to get in the garden and start tinkering around, as I am sure everyone else is.

I have been looking at ways to improve my patio and came across this:

It offers some good ideas on ways decorate the patio.

However I am always keen to hear peoples suggestions on here as they usually come up with something I haven't considered before.

So please can you offer some great ideas to create a stylish patio area.

plants for part shade/ full shade

Posted: 12/04/2013 at 14:16

Hi Gardengirl.. just came across this and thought it maybe of help:


Plants that like shade:

Plants for a terrarium

Posted: 12/04/2013 at 11:04

I am looking a creating a fish bowl terrarium and could do with some plant suggestions and advice.

For substrate I am going to using layers of compost, vermiculite and sand.

For plants I was considering:

Drosera capensis - Cape Sundew

Aloe Great White

Carnegia gigantea the "Cowboy Cactus"

Any help and suggestions would be greatly apprciated.


How to build your own raised beds

Posted: 09/04/2013 at 10:54

Steve Worthing thats great thanks for adding those images. Looks like you did a great job

How to build your own raised beds

Posted: 03/04/2013 at 11:24

Steve Worthing looks really good, you will have to post another pic once it is planted

Evergreen Bamboo

Posted: 28/03/2013 at 09:24

SwissSue are you sure you didnt buy a triffid Thanks everyone for the really helpful advice and I will now be very careful to ensure the one I purchase is non evasive.

How to build your own raised beds

Posted: 27/03/2013 at 16:41

I think it would be a fun challenge trying to build one in this weather!

How to build your own raised beds

Posted: 27/03/2013 at 13:35

Evergreen Bamboo

Posted: 27/03/2013 at 13:28

Thanks Gary Hobson and Jess is in the Garden for your suggestions. In answer to your questions between 10 - 15 ft tall and preferable erect.  Nice garden Jess.

How to build your own raised beds

Posted: 27/03/2013 at 13:12

 I read this blog quite regulary and have just come across this article that I thought may come useful.

 Maybe abit adventurous this cold easter weekend though!

How to build your own raised beds :

Let me know how it goes if anyone tries it

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