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  • ObelixxObelixx Vendée, Western FrancePosts: 22,203

    BBC2 today.  BBC1 for the rest.

    "We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing." - George Bernard Shaw
  • philippasmith2philippasmith2 Posts: 9,373

    Misleading title...............there is no such beastimage

  • happymarionhappymarion Posts: 4,591

    Not at all inspiring but could improve.  Too repetitive.  The garden looked better before it was tackled.  Whatever happened to all the healthy plants they took out which were disguising the grotty fencing?  I will give it a second chance but if it does not improve I will then forget it.

  • nutcutletnutcutlet PeterboroughPosts: 26,160

    Instant garden?

    We're just into the 24th year and haven't done it yet.

    If I could bring myself to watch, would it help? image

  • WintersongWintersong Posts: 2,436

    Do you have a pointy hat and magic wand nut? image

    We know this kind of thing always goes to sh*t,  especially if they are novice 

  • 4thPanda4thPanda Posts: 4,145

    I missed it, will try on catch up. . . . it might be rubbish but there may be an idea or two in there . . . . image

  • nutcutletnutcutlet PeterboroughPosts: 26,160

    My littlest grandson has a pointy hat Wintersong

    and Fairy might lend me her wand if i ask nicelyimage

  • FairygirlFairygirl west central ScotlandPosts: 35,122

    You called nut?  image

    It's a place where beautiful isn't enough of a word....


  • nutcutletnutcutlet PeterboroughPosts: 26,160

    Yes, please can I borrow your wand Fairy?image

    I need to get an instant garden. We've been at it 23 years and need help

  • hogweedhogweed Central ScotlandPosts: 3,992
    It was by- the- book standard design principles. Not very inspiring but certainly something that people could easily copy. And cheap as chips. A few bags of gravel, 4 I think bits of trellis and some plants. Didn't catch if they said a budget at the start or not. Having said that, the garden was more like a pond than a garden. I have never seen such a water logged site as that!
    'Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement' - Helen Keller
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