Tropical corner

Discussion in 'Project Photos' started by enc, Jun 1, 2018.

  1. enc

    enc Active Member

    IMG_5576.JPG this area is a real sun trap during the day and a nice place to sit in the evenings. Thought I'd give it a bit of a make over ... as ever, on a budget :p
  2. enc

    enc Active Member

    IMG_5578.JPG Using a pallet...
  3. enc

    enc Active Member

    Pressure treated fence post ..

  4. enc

    enc Active Member

    Job done

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  5. enc

    enc Active Member

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  6. Josh.91

    Josh.91 Member

    Nice. What stain did you use?
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  7. b4xtr

    b4xtr Active Member

    looks real good, especially with the light
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  8. enc

    enc Active Member

    Thanks fellas. The pallet woods had 3 coats of ronseal "one" coat .. the side piller was given a couple of coats of the same nd couple of creosoat. I need to box in the rear once I get another decent pallet.
  9. facilities

    facilities Guest

    Looks jolly good enc, all you need now for those long hot summer days is one of these
    To serve you some of these :)

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  10. enc

    enc Active Member

    Oh yes that would do just fine :cool:
  11. JayDH

    JayDH New Member

    Looks awesome with that light, nice job!
  12. enc

    enc Active Member

    Thanks jay.

    I got round to boxing the back in at weekend. Didn't go to the effort of flushing the timber on the back but it's not really in view :confused:
  13. blannder

    blannder New Member

    Nice area, you really did a good job with it! I would love to accomplish such project too.
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  14. enc

    enc Active Member

    Thanks mate.

    well its not fallen down yet :eek::)

    a bit more established now ...


    view from inside out ...

  15. enc

    enc Active Member

    Not looking very tropical today :oops: IMG_8970.JPG
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  16. b4xtr

    b4xtr Active Member

    Brrrrrrrrr! what part of the UK is it
  17. enc

    enc Active Member

    Northwest .. 10 miles out of Manchester.

    Bout 2 inches of snow at the front .. snowmageddon :D
  18. b4xtr

    b4xtr Active Member

    At least those Cordylines are pretty hardy
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  19. enc

    enc Active Member

    Hope so .. I'm told they should have been wrapped ..:(
  20. enc

    enc Active Member

    2 years on ... bit more established now ... cordylines grown about a foot.
    the one on the grey pot (from the original pic) is now planted in the ground and doing very nicely

    Last edited: May 4, 2020

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