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    bluezbandit
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    I have thoroughly enjoyed looking at everyones pictures so I’m going to be indulgent and put up some of my garden as well.

    We bought an old house which had no redeeming features so we asked the local firies if they wanted it for firefighting practice and they burned it down for us. However there was a gorgeous old walnut tree there which we saved and here it is:

    #437649
    bluezbandit
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    Here is the back deck:

    #437650
    bluezbandit
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    I am addicted to flowers.

    #437651
    bluezbandit
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    Here is our pegola waiting for the grapes and wisteria to grow over the top.

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    bluezbandit
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    This is my kitchen garden on the deck outside my kitchen.

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    bluezbandit
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    and of course my girls.

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    Chezza
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    Beautiful pictures bluez… Those girls have one hell of an outlook to their home… 😆

    #437655
    bluezbandit
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    Recently I enquired on here if hanyone had used old fridges for wicking beds and we have decided to try it, so yesterday we rescued 2 old fridges and an old 1000 litre water container and turned them into wormy wicking beds.

    Here are the old fridges: From this:

    #437656
    bluezbandit
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    To this:

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    bluezbandit
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    I have planted this morning, carrots, radishes, Italian Parsley, broccoli, cabbage, red beet, rainbow chard, silverbeet, celery, iceberg lettuce. Later in the day I am going to plant corn and tomatoes.

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    sue e
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    wow bluez. am so impressed. you are in a lovely neck of the woods. i assume your view is over the tamar? after only a couple of weeks down there i felt like it was home and looking at your pictures makes me homesick. i love the look of your house- just the kind of thing i have mental picture of when i ponder on our future home down there. thanks for sharing!:D:D:D:D

    #437659
    Mumchook
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    Wow! Looks good. Love the view as well.

    The firies burnt down your house? :jawdrop: Gosh!

    Good practise for them… 😆

    #437660
    Herbman
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    Absolutely stunning Bluezbandit!!!

    Looking forward to seeing pics as it changes through the season. :metal:

    #437661
    fluffy chook
    Member

    I am addicted to flowers too bluez.:D

    Magnificent view – I might come and live with your chooks! – and your garden looks gorgeous too:lol:

    That’s a great idea with the old fridges – looks like it works realy well:tup::D

    #437662
    angelpuss
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    Oh its beautiful!!!:D And you have a view of water, I am green with envy!!lol. I love the colour of your house. I would never have thought of getting the fire brigade to burn down the old one, that is so clever!:tup: You obviously love your garden and it shows, well done bluezbandit.:clap:

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