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23 minutes ago
David Benson replied to Norms's discussion stihl kombi extention
"this might be of use http://www.easyliftharness.com/"
23 minutes ago
David Benson replied to Phil Voice's discussion Fly tipper caught red handed
"its degusting and he might as well have left the bag there looking at the state of it.
i was just north of doncaster the other day and there was fly tipping evereware including some asbestos "
8 hours ago
Adam Woods replied to Paul @ Ashgate Garden Care's discussion Moving sleepers
"Agreed on 2 people, but flu struck and it was me only.....the sleepers were craned onto the client's driveways.....so had to go today"
8 hours ago
Andrew Betteridge replied to Paul @ Ashgate Garden Care's discussion Moving sleepers
"That’s actually over engineered, barrow wheels are okay for sleepers."
8 hours ago
Andrew Betteridge replied to Paul @ Ashgate Garden Care's discussion Moving sleepers
"Something like this from Windysmith.

 
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8 hours ago
Andrew Betteridge replied to Andy Sheridan's discussion Tricky customer
"Come what may the water will flow out of the gravel over the pavers or push them up.
I really doubt that installing a permable base with baffles would have prevented this.
https://www.marshalls.co.uk/homeowners/assets/pdfs/driveway-garden-..."
8 hours ago
Dave Colton replied to Paul @ Ashgate Garden Care's discussion Moving sleepers
"I move them round using 2 people with a couple of timber tongs, makes handling them so much easier."
9 hours ago
Andy Sheridan replied to Andy Sheridan's discussion Tricky customer
"Hi Andy, the area in question was a hard standing (tarmac an£ slabs) previously. So if there was a problem, it wasn’t apparent on inspection."
11 hours ago
Andrew Betteridge replied to Andy Sheridan's discussion Tricky customer
"It makes more sense now.
With concrete under the top area of gravel there is fast run off of water onto the top of the sloping area.
But there must of been some sort of issue before the work was done.
 Andy "
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11 hours ago
Graham Taylor replied to Andy Sheridan's discussion Tricky customer
"Don't think that'll be a problem judging from my experience even though limited.............  I suspect that should a problem appear, it will be years down the line and well out of any perceived "warranty" on the work.   Sounds like a thoroughly unp…"
11 hours ago
Sam Cambridge replied to Norms's discussion stihl kombi extention
"I've got the Sthil harness and it' pretty good. Takes a bit of getting used too though. It was around £80."
12 hours ago
Adam Woods replied to Paul @ Ashgate Garden Care's discussion Moving sleepers
"I found this post the other day... having 2 gardens that simultataeously require oak railway sleepers, and no help this week. These are the proper heavyweight ones... I have got a solution that worked for me, and I will certainly be using again. I o…"
12 hours ago
Andrew Betteridge replied to Norms's discussion stihl kombi extention
"I called in home a couple of days ago and whilst in the kitchen I c...
Looking across the road I could see a demonstration of how to trim a birch tree using a hedge cutter without any extensions, my wife described it as scary. 
Andy "
12 hours ago
Steven Mills replied to Gary RK's discussion Sales of Glyphosate on Amazon
"As far as washing up liquid goes,I'm an Ecover man myself : ) Seems to be the best of a bad bunch?
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13 hours ago
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stihl kombi extention

ive been using a stihl kombi with a 1m carbon extention its great but can be very tiring on the arms for long periods not due to the total weight of the machine more due to balance point, to combat this im thinking of constructing some sort of counter weight system to aid control and fatigue has any one tryed this or is there a product like this already Thanks

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2 Replies · Reply by David Benson 8 hours ago

Tricky customer

Hi all, I’m new on here. Read through some of the threads and have to say I’m very impressed by the advice and knowledge which is being shared. So, perhaps some of you might be able help me put my mind at ease. I have a small company based in Leamington Spa. A couple of years ago we installed a gravel drive on an area which was previously a slabbed shed base at the top of a very short, steep drive. The purpose of the gravel area was to create a level section of the drive. We dug out to 200mm,…

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20 Replies · Reply by Andrew Betteridge 8 hours ago
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Converting a Pond to plant bed.

Hi all, One of my clients has a large pond that they now wish to fill in for safety due to new baby and the potential for disaster. They are happy to have it converted into a plant bed, however the initial priority is water out and then filled with the solid stuff. The pond is 10m diameter and 1.25m deep. I have not dealt with this issue before but do wish to sort it for them. My basic plan is: Pump out water Clear plant baskets, pump for fountain etc Create drainage through liner ( break…

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5 Replies · Reply by Chris & Heather McAlpine 21 hours ago

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i have herd on the grape vine that Bakker of spalding have gon bust for £33M, any body else herd anything my mum is a bit concernd as she has some outstanding plants that are paid for and cannot contact them tried three differant tel no 

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