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Gardenfile

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by debrasue, Sep 8, 2016.

  1. debrasue

    debrasue · Guest

    Here's a new thread for members to showcase their pride and joy - their gardens!

    It doesn't matter if you have a window box or a 25-acre wildflower meadow with topiary, we'd love to see what you've been up to and what gives you pleasure.

    Happy gardening!

    :)
     
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  2. KevinPotts

    KevinPotts Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Here, here:)
     
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  3. slip

    slip Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    own up whose got the 25 acre wild flower meadow with or without topiary?!?!?
     
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  4. debrasue

    debrasue · Guest

    Well, I have one that's about 3ft wide x 10ft long, and there's a threadbare lonicera hedge behind it, does that count? :)
     
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  5. Greys0n

    Greys0n · Member

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    hi there, i love my garden but i want to renew it this year, make in a japanese style :)
     
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  6. debrasue

    debrasue · Guest

    Mmmm, that sounds nice - what have you got in mind?
     
  7. ellagy

    ellagy Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    We have a couple of acres and often hear Muntjac behind the house. Foxes too and we even have regular visits from a Badger. We have a camera and took a pic of a fox under the caravan! I love living here.
     
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  8. debrasue

    debrasue · Guest

    Can you put some pictures on the Naturefile thread @ellagy? We'd love to see them!
     
  9. debrasue

    debrasue · Guest

    It's a type of miniature tusked deer found in the UK, also known as barking deer or the Mastreani deer. Originally from southeast Asia, they are apparently the oldest known deer, thought to have first appeared 15–35 million years ago. There's now quite a large feral population in the UK, thought to have originated from some escapees from a herd introduced into Woburn Abbey in 1925.
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  10. ellagy

    ellagy Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    It is a little deer with tiny horns about the size of a Spaniel dog. ...

    oops.. thank you debrasue ...isn't he pretty!
     
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  11. ellagy

    ellagy Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    They can be quite fierce Contralto. I wouldn't want a dog of equivalent size taking one on!... We have them coming within ten feet of the van sometimes!
     
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    Tipetoo Type 2 · Expert

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    I found a pix of our two cats we had in Mt Isa years ago when the kids were small, in our front yard.

    The garden was pretty ****** for a rental, as we had not moved in to our house as it was still being built.

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    The black and white cat name was Deefer, and the white cat was named Rinso.
     
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  13. Shar67

    Shar67 · Guest

    Well productive day today.
    I have steps made from railway sleepers at the back of my garden. I have done various things to make them look pretty.
    I have had a design in my head for ages. I collected all the materials needed. Hoped Mr shar67 would be helping but nope. today I had "a man" come over he has made a start on my design, i potted 10 solar lights (took ages). I will post before and after photos when its done but it so much better than it was.
     
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  14. Cumberland

    Cumberland Type 1 · Master

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    Here is what we moved from in August it was getting too much for me

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    Here is what we moved to a postage stamp garden easier to maintain

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    The new house was a grassy mess

    I've put a patio down and artificial grass with 2 tiny borders with some shrubs and packed full of bulbs which I hope will make a display next spring early summer
     
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  15. wiseowl_123

    wiseowl_123 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Good evening this is my garden at the moment:)

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    and this is my new border I have been working on to day

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  16. Cumberland

    Cumberland Type 1 · Master

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    It is great work you are doing
     
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    Freema Type 2 · Expert

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    So beautiful you english People are rather fantastic at gardening
     
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  18. wiseowl_123

    wiseowl_123 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Good evening I have been in the garden all day lots to do:)

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  19. debrasue

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    wiseowl_123 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Good morning @debrasue my friend and thank you for your kind and friendly comments,very much appreciated:)
     
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