Build a bespoke wall of logs

This wall of logs has exactly the right look to tie it into this contemporary rustic house with its metal and timber cladding. And it’s an easy DIY project. Sturdy posts concreted into the ground create the framework, and the rest is simple - just pile up logs of similar sizes, making them flush at the front.

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Solutions for a Leaky pond

When this hypertufa pond began to leak, it had to be reinvented. It was half-filled with scoria, and then topped up with good quality potting mix to the top. Baby’s tears (Soleirolia) quickly took over, and a (non-leaky) ceramic pot filled with water became the focal point.

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Easy planter boxes

You can imagine how dull this slatted fence could have looked without its smart planter boxes. Make them from treated timber, line them with plastic, fill with soil, and plant with flowers or herbs. These ones were hung on the fence with wire hooks but could be screwed on.

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