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the middle one gets all the water - there is a hosepipe coming out both sides and overflows into the other 2 at the same time 450 litres of wter in total :))

this is a hidden away little corner behind the hut - thought it would look a bit unsightly - but quite pleased with this secret little area. more cementing for the walls - love cementing :D



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looks neat and tidy :-)

7 May, 2012

 

Great water saving paul and yes, it looks good too. Hmm...wonder what significance you could attach to your love of 'cementing'?! :))

7 May, 2012

 

Brill Paul!

7 May, 2012

 

Carry on cementing Paul!!!

7 May, 2012

 

Thanks all :)))) yes cement and sharp sand - love the texture of the little stones

7 May, 2012

 

Have fun :~)

7 May, 2012

 

;))))))))))))

7 May, 2012

 

Did I hear you like cementing,Paul?......Oh please do some here .It's one job that needs urgent attention!!!After pressure washing the grout has broken up!!

7 May, 2012

 

Yes need to repoint some of mine too ML from also pressure washing the green slabs

7 May, 2012

 

It seems to happen every year,even though we are careful.What mix do you use,Paul?

7 May, 2012

 

if it is on the ground 3 sand 1 cement - on walls 5 sand one cement - I use extra rapid set it seems to be stronger

7 May, 2012

 

Ever tried postcete mis you use for putting posts in? THat's what I used by the pond..however its breaking up now and I need to redo it at some point..unless you want a free hoiday then you could do it for me! ;))

7 May, 2012

 

Looks nice and tidy to me aswell.

7 May, 2012

 

Looking well set up there Paul. I think they're quite pleasing to look at.

7 May, 2012

 

looks great Paul, nice one...

7 May, 2012

 

Thanks very much :)))))))))))))) I'd love to do it for you Pixi - you may need to add slabs underneath - the weight of the water will push it into the soil a lot

7 May, 2012

 

well done Paul for having water butts, believe it or not mine were empty yesterday morning but overnight they have filled up again. And i need someone to do some cementing for me, can i be on your list of names?:-)

8 May, 2012

 

of course :))))))))))))))))))))))) I was thinking about painting brown one a beachy blue - do you think yes or no ?

8 May, 2012

 

that would look perfect Paul:-) i need some painting doing too.....

8 May, 2012

 

:))))))) will see , believe it is supposed to remain dry today - mmmm not too convinced anymore

8 May, 2012

 

Ok we shall see! ;))))

8 May, 2012

 

morning ;)))))

8 May, 2012

 

Mornin' HArdly slept a wink last night..but had to get up as I'm getting a visitor! ;))))

8 May, 2012

 

hopefully a nice one Pixi :)))

8 May, 2012

 

Do you point walls too?

8 May, 2012

 

yes Linda :))

8 May, 2012

 

That looks a good set up Paul they will be so useful when it does turn dry. How far are they from the down pipe? Also have you tried fixing a hose pipe to them to use in the garden as I read that this is possible?

9 May, 2012

 

Hi Denise - there's a good 20ft drainpipe that leads from shed roof and hut - drains into the middle - then I drilled a hose in both sides equal heights so overflows into the other two - not sure how to rig hosepipe though - even wondering about a really huge one 500litres too :D

9 May, 2012

 

Go for it Paul.

9 May, 2012

 

it's a dilemma as money short but we have £30 in vouchers - now do I buy special grass or butt -mmmmmmmmmm

9 May, 2012

 

Get another water butt Paul, I have one coming Friday, ordered one from b&q last night then woke to a phone call this morning saying sorry sold out. But managed to get it else where a little cheaper and it's being delivered free. So excited!:-)

9 May, 2012

 

awwww great Jessica :))))))))))))))))))))))

9 May, 2012

 

I have bought a lime cement injector for walls. Barry thinks it will be too hard for me. I am very good at plastering and would like to have a go. Will let you know if I do. :o)

11 May, 2012

 

That'll be great Linda -!!:))))))))))))))

12 May, 2012

 

lol Yes a very nice one Paul! ;)))))))))

12 May, 2012

 

and another coming Pix ;0)))))))

12 May, 2012



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