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A bit of a makeover!

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About 6 years ago i wrote into google, Shed makeovers
and my life hasn’t been the same since, i got into the wonderfull world of gardening Forums and learned so so much, my garden would not be as it is if it weren’t for people like you. As for my shed, nothing has changed :)
It needs pulled down and remade but its a huge job and very expensive, Ive tried to pretty it up a few times but its still an eyesore, it leaks and creaks has yuk windows and a lean-to style felted roof, Inside is worse with a cracked uneven floor and its damp sigh, What i really want is a Tiki Hut HA in my dreams, so for now yet again ive tried to pretty it up by hiding the windows and roof with bamboo. i still have more plants to add and a couple of more ideas once the good weather is here for real lol..

Here Go’s. Be kind..Pics took from different angles so you get the idea of how bad this shed is :))

I would love to thread some of my trachycarpus fronds through the bamboo on the roof! but im not lol..

A few random pics took on this beautifull sunny day, loads of planting still to do and buying (the best part) Nana’s, colius, canna etc..

Its hard to believe yesterday was freezing and wet and miserable and i was really worried about my plants, Then today! Just like summer..

AND, To The Beach :)))

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Ydd, your garden is so beautiful & your shed looks lovely, you've done a great job with it...Lovely day here too, Hi kids!!!!

25 May, 2013

 

Hi youngdaisydee! To be honest I didn't really notice your shed! I was too busy looking at your planting, beautiful shrubs and pots, beautiful green lawn... and those beautiful looking children! :o)))

25 May, 2013

 

We also has a stunning day today...wonderful and warm. YDD, your garden is stunning. I would love to sit on one of your loungers with a Pimms in one hand! You've made a terrific job of disguising the shed, it looks good to me! Hope you all had a lovely time at the beach...I stayed in my garden all day. t Rex are now out in large pots, so the warmer weather had better continue...fat chance! Lol But your garden is the perfect place to be on a sunny day. Your Trachycarpus is a monster!!

25 May, 2013

 

Your shed looks in better shape than mine! Love your garden especially the acers.

25 May, 2013

 

Thanks Motinot, Petaltracey and Karen, The Trachy is my pride and joy Karen, it was a baby when i bought it and i didn't know what i was buying i just liked the leave's, My Trex is doing great if a bit small, i hope yours gets HUGE. The aunty took the kids to the beach so i got loads done, we even got to visit a couple of garden centres. Lovely.. yesterday i was willing to give this gardening lark up then today im cleaning the greenhouse and sunbathing.
The shed looks ok dressed up but believe me its a mess, its what i see from the kitchen window, it hits me straight in the eye lol..

25 May, 2013

 

Thanks Louisa, I had the acers around the garden and decided to put them together, I want an orange dream :)))

25 May, 2013

 

I bought one of those today, in fact I went slightly mad and bought seven acers!!! Two are only very small though. I'll be blogging about them soon:)

25 May, 2013

 

7 acers, brilliant, arent they just stunning? looking forward to your blog louisa..

25 May, 2013

 

Looks fantastic to me! A haven of plants

25 May, 2013

 

Thanks Stickie..

25 May, 2013

 

Beautiful as ever Dee ! Love ur Trachy!
My T. rex and banana didn't survive the winter but my yellow and my white Brugs did and I have 6 cuttings growing away nicely too. Also managed to over winter my cannas 😄

Off to the garden centre tomorrow to get more plants.

25 May, 2013

 

Well Dee,you made the shed look very pretty and presentable even if it is in a bad way,but your garden more than makes up for it,fabulous plants and it looks great! Very much my cup of tea,well done.
I have saved this as a favourite and nominated for Goypedia.

26 May, 2013

 

What an amazing garden, your plants are fantastic, looks like something from a high class Glossy Magazine! and those two little ones are so cute;0))

26 May, 2013

 

Thanks guys, Booboosmum, I wouldn't even attempt to get canna through the winter :( I can't grow brugs either but i did get my trex through Yayyy, Hope you bought some nice plants today...

Thanks Snoopdog, yeah character, thats what it has :)

Well Diydick, thankyou so much, we do like the same sort of plants. Fab.

Hi PP, wow, lovely comments thankyou..

26 May, 2013

 

your garden looks better ever year Dee, not that it ever didnt look good lol, all the plants look so healthy and can see you take such care of them, Your kiddies look so cute, hope they enjoyed the beach :o))
also im sure and OH could make your own tiki hut Dee, my brother-in-law made a Bar one in their garden, looks great and didnt cost the earth.

26 May, 2013

 

Dee, I brought my Brugs and cannas indoors and put them in a dark cupboard, I cut the Brugs down by half and put cuttings in water, they rooted and I potted them up recently. Would you like one? They are yellow.

26 May, 2013

 

Hi Sand, On another gardening forum a guy is building a small tiki hut from recycled wood (free) and it looks Amazing, upto now he's spent £13!!! When the sheds eventually fall down lol i will incorporate a tiki(ish) style hut but we still need a shed and with the decking in front its going to be a big job with a lot of jiggling haha. Your BILs bar sounds great, Ive seen them on the web and they look amazing..

Booboosmum, are you serious, i would love to try a brug again, my last ones didnt flower untill late summer/autumn and i had to put them in the g/house where i snapped one clean in half grrrrr i had started them by seed as well :( The scent was gorgeous tho..
I might try that with my cannas, i know they dont survive in the unheated ghouse. Thankyou.
Let me know when you want my address, Ooooh im excited now :))) If there sanything you need from me let me know.. Dee.

27 May, 2013

 

Hello Dee your garden is just amazing I so enjoyed your blog.

Scotkat

27 May, 2013

 

Hi Dee, course I'm serious, having said they're yellow they may be white lol pm me your addy and ill post you one.

27 May, 2013

 

wow £13 up to date id cheep Dee, if you can do it as cheep that will be great but know what you mean about the deck and shed, it makes it a huge job doesnt it.
Anyway you certainly make the most of the shed you have at the moment :o))

27 May, 2013

 

Thanks Scotkat and sand, Massive job Sand and my garden would be wrecked while the work was going on.. Gina white would be just as Fab :)) PMd you...

27 May, 2013

 

Dee, I only took cuttings from one of them but I can't remember if it was the yellow or white lol, I'm so blonde at times!! 👸

27 May, 2013

 

It looks wonderful Ydd

30 May, 2013

 

In a couple of the photos I had to go back & search for the shed! LOL!

You have a great looking garden but how comes you didn't do anything about the shed years ago before your garden became so beautiful?

30 May, 2013

 

That's a beautiful garden you have there Dee!

1 Jun, 2013

 

Thanks everyone...
Balcony, the shed was built before i got into gardening and i thought it was beautifull lol..

1 Jun, 2013

 

I'm trying to catch up on blogs ...impossible:-) I should think that each time you look out of your window, or step into your lovely garden you feel you are on holiday ...I would:-)) By the way, I didn't notice the shed either and had to scroll back up to find it. You probably notice it 'cos you've fallen out of love with it:-))

29 Jun, 2013

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