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Posted: 11/10/2012 at 16:51

For those who want that warm and toasty feeling


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Posted: 11/10/2012 at 16:36

Whoops! somehow manged to get photos in wrong order.

Now room heated up really feeling cosy and it looks so good with the flames licking the logs. Trying to make forumers (is that the right made up word?) jealous !

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Posted: 11/10/2012 at 16:32

 Here are photos of same area of garden. I have really only pathed and planted this year and is still very much work in progress. You can see why we have a log burner - loads of free wood! This is about third of garden and it looked better before autumn rains came. 

Bloke in digger is next door neighbour who decided to do root clearance for us and he had a little digger for building work

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Posted: 11/10/2012 at 15:42

Damp and horrible soon to be warm nd snug - just lit the log burner. AAAAH bliss

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Posted: 11/10/2012 at 15:05

How about juicing! Fruit farm here will do that. 

Loved the dinosaur, 

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Posted: 11/10/2012 at 13:25

Hi FloBear I've just readmy profile as well. Maybe will post some photos If it keeps raining like this will have nothing else to do. Well will really just prefer garden stuff

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Posted: 11/10/2012 at 12:55

Have now seen how to get onto last post - thanks to all

I've got a Tefal though its not used much! Bad shoulder. -

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Posted: 11/10/2012 at 11:25

Thanks for welcome pack

Thanks the pack is really helpful especailly thetoilet code! Where's that loo though? 

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Posted: 11/10/2012 at 11:01

Hey there. Can I join in? It's just taken me half an hour to find the last message! I'm sure one of you will now tell me the easy way to do it.

I'll start by apologising - last Christmas - I know that word again - I asked Santa for a rain gauge as I was fed up of visitors arriving and not believing that we had no rain. Now my gauge is full every day. Sadly - too wet to garden mostly- I record the rain. in the last 24 hours we have had 3.5mm and a dead worm! Lots more to come. Rain that is. One of reasons we bought this house was because of the view - Hills are the y still there? 

Sorry this is not what you were all talking about

New Garden, need help to design

Posted: 10/10/2012 at 13:35

I would move water butt to a down pipe. and in that small area where it is put in a couple of 'dalek' composters. Your local council may have a deal on so you can get them cheap. You can check on by entering post code. The bins -although slow would give you soil improver.

I would certainly wait until sure of where sun goes as that will help you with which plants to obtain. First though make a list of what everyone in your house would like to use the garden for, then sort it out and work out where your hard landscaping would go - youmay not need to move all that decking and suitable places for wverything else. All that decking - could it be used to make raised beds for both flowers and vegetables?

I strated with the family list 2 and half years ago and still refer to it when opening up a new area. Remember a garden is not a quick fix and to take an area at a time is best and you learn more about your garden as you do each area.

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