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Wooden planters, diy or worth the cost

Posted: 31/03/2015 at 00:53

I made this planter from floorboards...

http://i232.photobucket.com/albums/ee192/thebear843/Garden/IMG_2575_zps7mrxbtnp.jpg

 

http://i232.photobucket.com/albums/ee192/thebear843/Garden/Garden5.jpg

 

Pallets

Posted: 31/03/2015 at 00:49

Heres my compost bin that I made from pallets..

http://i232.photobucket.com/albums/ee192/thebear843/124.jpg

 

http://i232.photobucket.com/albums/ee192/thebear843/130.jpg

 

garden ivory

Posted: 31/03/2015 at 00:44

Personally I would consider keeping it as its great for wildlife, I'm lead to believe that moths love it? But if you really must get rid of it then cut it at its base and leave the ivy a couple of months or more to naturally die. It will then be easier to pull away from any wall/tree that its growing against. 

Ivy gets a bad name as people think it damages walls, but often the reality is that it only does damage when people yank it off the wall whilst its still alive.

I wished I never seen it

Posted: 30/03/2015 at 21:19
I suffered severe withdrawal symptoms after finishing The Wire, I felt like I'd lost a limb. A friend prescribed the Sopranos boxset which did the trick, but I then developed Soprano withdrawal symptoms. This was cured by watching Breaking Bad, but when Id finished that I didn't feel the need to live anymore.

Good box sets should come with a government health warning!

30 year old sheep manure?

Posted: 30/03/2015 at 17:37
How did the farmer train his sheep to do their 'business' in the same place for 30 years?

Bird feeder video

Posted: 29/03/2015 at 23:27

What food did you have in the feeder please steephill?

sunflowers

Posted: 26/03/2015 at 22:55

I think I'm correct in saying that sunflowers rely on heat, rather than daylight to grow and flower.

sunflowers

Posted: 26/03/2015 at 22:53

On that particular year I was growing the taller varieties as a bit of fun for my son. I think some of them were Mongolia which had massive heads. A kind member of this forum also provided me with some of the seeds. I grow them every year, and I need to get some seeds for this year.

sunflowers

Posted: 26/03/2015 at 20:36

I always start in small pots in the greenhouse, then pot on and move outside when they are a foot tall approx. They ended up looking like this the other year..

http://i232.photobucket.com/albums/ee192/thebear843/Garden/file_zps51d25923.jpg

 

http://i232.photobucket.com/albums/ee192/thebear843/Garden/file_zps7bff85e6.jpg

 

http://i232.photobucket.com/albums/ee192/thebear843/Garden/IMG_2599_zpsg7bswtha.jpg

 

http://i232.photobucket.com/albums/ee192/thebear843/Garden/file_zpsfeb9a958.jpg

 

3 yrs of Gardeners World recordings

Posted: 26/03/2015 at 13:26

Its Monty that I enjoy the most on GW. I often fast forward through some of the other sections if they are talking about things that dont interest me, such as Rhododendrons .

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3 yrs of Gardeners World recordings

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Unknown plant on GW?

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Which birds nest is this?

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Gardeners World 2014 BBC2

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Photos of your ponds please

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Seed Potato Suppliers

Where do you buy from? 
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I'd like a plant like this...

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Ornamental grass seed?

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Any good lawn mower forums?

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Buying Sweet Pea Monty Don seeds?

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Planting suggestions for new path?

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Everedge steel lawn edging?

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Box Blight

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Editing posts?

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Empty Sunflower Seeds?

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