My first garden railway

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Amazing progress in a couple of months! Got to figure how to incorporate my shed into the layout. But first I have to clear the junk out of the garage so I can move the junk in the shed!

Phil S.
 
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So with the nights closing in by the time I get home from work progress has really been limited to the weekend. But nevertheless progress has been made I have ballasted the track to hide the bricks, put a few more plants in and even got a station after persuading (nagging) the wife.
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PhilP

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Possibly, due the slate chippings you have used a weed suppression? :think:
 
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Possibly, due the slate chippings you have used a weed suppression? :think:
I see that was the wife / management / building regulations departments choice got to try and keep them happy :)
 
PhilP

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All you need is some fish ....:D
And a stream of bubbles coming out of the station! :rofl::rofl::rofl:

Hmmmm... Wonder if the 'Diver' figures are anywhere near 1:24?? :think:;)
 
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And a stream of bubbles coming out of the station! :rofl::rofl::rofl:

Hmmmm... Wonder if the 'Diver' figures are anywhere near 1:24?? :think:;)
I am sure someone could make some if not. Maybe this could be an inspiration for a station name.
 
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Possibly, due the slate chippings you have used a weed suppression? :think:
Yes don't want to be constantly pulling up weeds so a liner was used
All joking aside it's not as blue as it looks, I will be planting more plants to brake it up, but as I know nothing about gardening I am struggling to know what to plant so any suggestions will be much appreciated :)
 
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The new loco looks much better and more at home on your outdoor layout. Glad I could help.
 
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Great pictures, perfect snow for showing off your new locos, nice and deep and white with the slanting sun's rays.
 
Wistow vale rlwy

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Yes don't want to be constantly pulling up weeds so a liner was used
All joking aside it's not as blue as it looks, I will be planting more plants to brake it up, but as I know nothing about gardening I am struggling to know what to plant so any suggestions will be much appreciated :)
Adam, your garden railway looks great! Please don't let people's comments about the colour of the slate you have chosen put you off - 10+ years ago I chose plum coloured slate to act as a weed suppressant like you - it looked a little in-your-face at the time but mother nature's weathering process has worked it's magic and it blends in nicely now - alpine planting and small-leaved ground cover plants will help.
Best regards, Wistow Vale Rlwy.
 
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Looks brilliant thanks for sharing