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Cool upcycled projects for outdoor living…
This amazing old water tank was found in the corner of our new garden. I dragged it from the wall, lined with plastic and filled with compost. It looks great, a shame it isn’t in a more prominent place, but I found after constructing the structure for the garden. For the last couple of yearsContinue reading “Water tank raised vegetable bed”
I have written before about my scaffolding garden benches. A pair of scaffolding tables were made at the same time. These were early upcycling creations and their flaws have created rustic charm. When we moved into our new house, my wife was keen for garden furniture, refusing to buy, I set to work with reclaimedContinue reading “Reclaimed timber garden table”
This project took almost four years until completion… if it can be called completed. When we acquired our house we were forced to clear an overgrown side garden, felling some poor trees to create an orchard and raised beds. With a wood burner and made construction projects, eg fruit tree arch, the logs would notContinue reading “Scaffolding plank wood store with living roof”
You can’t beat raspberries, I find them tastier than strawberries. To provide the perfect growing conditions I used some reclaimed scaffolding boards to create a raised bed and some added heat. Rasps can grow high and scraggy, so some old fenceposts were screwed for height and some pallot boards and wire to brace. It’s doneContinue reading “Raspberry raised beds and supports”
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