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What would you like to add to your garden?

Community Manager Jason
Community Manager

What would you like to add to your garden?

I'm a little tired this morning as I was out late last night swinging the mattock into all the backyard clay. I was out in the dark because I needed to get gypsum into the clay to help break it down before the rich topsoil goes on today.

 

As I was fumbling around in the dark I promised myself I would add some garden lighting when we do all the new planting. LED lights are now very affordable and I'd love to use lights to dramatically feature some of our plants and trees.

 

What would you most like to add to your garden? Perhaps some lighting, a self-watering system, a raised garden bed, or an exotic new plant? Let us know in the discussion below.  

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MartyH
Valued Contributor

Re: What would you like to add to your garden?

I'm thinking about a firepit to help enjoy the backyard all year round. See https://www.workshop.com.au/t5/Gallery/Winter-project-firepit-for-the-backyard/cns-p/2768

CathD
Super Contributor

Re: What would you like to add to your garden?

Am thinking about a small glasshouse for propagating. 

Barker
Junior Contributor

Re: What would you like to add to your garden?

Installing a watering system before next summer would be good. It's a really tedious job standing around with the hose, made even worse when you do it at dusk and get attacked by mozzies.

 

Drew

Goldmember
Experienced Contributor

Re: What would you like to add to your garden?

Something like this would be good!

 

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kaylah_rose
Experienced Contributor

Re: What would you like to add to your garden?

I would love an outdoor cinema in my backyard. 

It would be perfect for summer and also in winter snuggling up with blankets around a fire to watch movie would be great! 

 

Probably need a bigger backyard though...

 

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Isobel
Valued Contributor

Re: What would you like to add to your garden?

A hammock for afternoon naps after gardening. 

 

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timjeffries
Established Contributor

Re: What would you like to add to your garden?

I'm pretty keen for some avocado trees. I love them, my kids love them and they cost the earth. Unfortunately it'll take years for them to fruit to the level we'll need but we're not going anywhere so I guess I should just get them in the ground.

Community Manager Jason
Community Manager

Re: What would you like to add to your garden?

I would also love an avocado tree @timjeffries. I think I'm also going to take the plunge now that we have a blank canvas in the backyard. I see that you've already read the great tips in this thread. Let us know what variety you go with.

 

Jason 

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Tia
New Contributor

Re: What would you like to add to your garden?

I would love to have a Moon Gate in my garden!!! 

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Come to think of it.. I think I just might add that idea to the ever growing list of 'To Do's'..

 

Priorities first though.. Finish cleaning the mud off 400 odd house bricks (I'm big on Reuse-Recyle) and get my African Keyhole Garden built and growing some tucker... 

 

african-keyhole-garden.jpgAs for lighting, Solar leds are BRILLIANT!! They come in some pretty awsome designs now or even make your own.. 

 

Deams are amazing, they keep the world moving & life, as we know it, going.. Keep dreaming, and make the dreams that big they scare you!!

 

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