Emerald Groundscare of Dublin used the Award Winning Turf Teq Power Rake for a seed preparation job at the Kildare Stud Farm with great results!TurfTeqTM design and manufacture a range of walk-behind Power Rakes, Edgers, Ploughs, Brooms and Brush…
"I only like for people I like, the few times I have done jobs for people I thought would be difficult it has always bit me on the bum. And even with the ones I like sometimes they have unreasonable requests or expectations. When this happens I…"
The subject of our latest blogpost is "keeping garden design costs under control"With so many prices on the rise right now, it's really difficult to keep costs under control. After all, the last thing you need is for the design costs to eat into…
"Sounds to me like the client may suffer from some kind of border line O.C.D. .... I have a few very fussy ones but not to the extent that an empty green bin must be put out. You never quite know the state of some folk's mental health these days and…"
"Got to go with your gut feeling on this one.
If someone told me they'd be finding someone else if I didn't turn up I'd definitely be off.
Let them contact you. From the sound of it they are going to struggle to keep anyone else they do manage to…"
"Thanks for the replies , much appreciated .
Its moved on and hammering it down with rain ( literally as i write )
No one else would attempt to cut these lawns in this weather , I doubt anyone anywhere has a petrol mower small enough that picks up…"
"I have managed to do the same as you twice before years ago as I used to cut back the old flower stems way back inside large Euphorbia wulfenii's.
I've also managed to end up in A & E having stripped many layers of skin off my nuts doing the same…"
"Garden Centre products have weed killers which tend to be more focussed on broad leaf weeds, and to be fair they're pretty poor at the best of times. If she's complaining about smaller leafed Summer weeds (Speedwell Trefoil etc) then it is less…"
"I have a Sherpa trolley. Much the same as the green ones, to look at, but much stronger. Definitely isn't fold-flat, but the sides all remove (rather than hinged as the green ones do) [although current image on Sherpa site shows hinges with…"
"Newly laid turf is always a nightmare during the first 12 to 18 months.
Starts of lumpy before it settles, so the mower jumps about everywhere.
You have to start off with a light mower to avoid sinking into the turf.
And it grows at a mental rate.…"
"Yep, with you on that. The front height adjusters are okay ish, the back ones, I'm intending to cut or melt some markings into plastic to indicate where 'notch' 3 4 and 5 are positioned. Should make life easier.
Give me dry conditions and normal…"