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Artificial Hedge The Ultimate Buying Guide

artificial boxwood hedge garden fence
Artificial hedge & grass creating a maintenance free garden

Artificial grass has gained in popularity. There are lots of companies out there selling and installing astro turf, and artificial hedge is also becoming increasingly popular. Walking through

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Mr Howard is a retired headmaster. All he wants to do in his retirement is watch cricket. Mowing lawns and trimming hedges is not his idea of fun! Mrs Howard is still working, and she does not want to come home to a messy garden.
To solve this problem
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Day 6

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Saturday 01/12/12. Job and knock....move 16 tons of sub base from front drive way to rear garden, rake and level at 1

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A very warm welcome to one and all

Welcome to the daily blog of Jackson’s Landscape Design, JLD, the home of quality garden design Devon, landscaping and rammed earth garden structures, this blog will show you the daily life of our garden build up, th

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sweet chestnut

Recently we bought a large quantity of sweet chestnut that had been locally felled with the idea of using it on a job.We have been recently commissioned to design and make four bespoke memorial benches this was the perfect job for the timber.I forgot
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Open forum activity

Vic 575 replied to Lee Davis's discussion New mower time!
"I have an Efco self-propelled hand mower. I am not here to recommend Efco particularly, but rather the Honda engine that is fitted. The Honda engine is as sweet today as when I first bought the mower in, wait for it, 2005. So 19 years on and the…"
38 minutes ago
Vic 575 replied to James's discussion What is average cost for mowing a garden?
"Hi Lee,
Yes, I think this is the problem with general gardening, the more horticultural mixed type of work. It is hard to justify very high hourly rates for pruning roses and planting borders. I can do and have done all of this type of work, but…"
47 minutes ago
Lee Davis replied to James's discussion What is average cost for mowing a garden?
"Hi Vic. Yes I realise that I'm not charging enough, even after 7 years of self employment (20 years in horticulture). I don't really do lawn only jobs, I prefer to do the whole garden, but still £20/hr isn't really enough. I recently got a new…"
2 hours ago
Lee Davis replied to Lee Davis's discussion New mower time!
"Oh actually it sounds like Polystrong is the same as Xenoy. "
3 hours ago
Lee Davis replied to Lee Davis's discussion New mower time!
"This is very encouraging! I don't know whether I should go for the bigger machine with the Xenoy deck or the 19" Polytough. I'm a bit nervous about spending that much money on a plastic deck, if I'm spending that kind of money I expect a good ten…"
3 hours ago
Lee Davis replied to Lee Davis's discussion New mower time!
"Thanks for that James. I love the build quality of the Weibangs but it sounds like Honda might be more practical for me, although the grinding noise is a bit worrying, isn't it under warranty? "
4 hours ago
Stephen r Brook-Smith replied to Lee Davis's discussion New mower time!
"Yes was a good mower and not too heavy , I purchased a cobra pro when my Honda needed some work and was in the workshop and I've used them ever since , for me they have just been the best mower overall what ever we throw at it , I've never tried…"
5 hours ago
James replied to Lee Davis's discussion New mower time!
"I have a honda hrx537 hy and weibang 53asd
Can't go wrong with either. 
Weibang with a highlife blade and a dedicated mulching blade leave a phenomenal finish. Better than the honda but if grass is long or wet it can stick underneath and completely…"
14 hours ago
Tim Wallach replied to Tim Wallach's discussion Gadgets that were surprisingly useful: catcher on hedge trimmer
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Tim Wallach posted a discussion
Impulse buys/ gadgets that turn out to be useful!Bought a Stihl catcher that is easy to put on/ remove.  It just slides on and off.    Helps when doing tops of hedges to bring down debris.  Would be perfect if longer.  
15 hours ago
Honey Badger replied to Lee Davis's discussion New mower time!
"Kaaz, lawnflite and cobra pro are all old model rebranded honda's. Probably with the same chocolate honda gear box.
The honda hrx hy models have a hydrolic fluid gear box, apparently far more durable than orginal honda gear boxes acourding to honda…"
15 hours ago
Stephen r Brook-Smith replied to Lee Davis's discussion New mower time!
"Apologies I thought
you said HRH but I have owned the hrx 
yes could go roller , but nothing I've used collects like the cobra :) "
16 hours ago
Lee Davis replied to Lee Davis's discussion New mower time!
"I think the lack of mulching puts me off. Having used a dedicated mulcher I've come to regard it as essential for the health of the lawns now. I think if I was going to buy a machine without mulching it would have to be a roller."
17 hours ago
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Lee Davis replied to Lee Davis's discussion New mower time!
"Thanks Stephen, I wasn't really aware of that brand but they do look amazing. I'd say similar price to Honda currently though. "
17 hours ago
Stephen r Brook-Smith replied to Lee Davis's discussion New mower time!
"I have the Hondas and won't be buying another , as I bought a cobra pro M53HST as a back up and it's knocked the smoke out of every other mower I've bought including stihls and etesias and are a lot cheaper 
 
they do a kaaz. , lawnflite , cobra…"
19 hours ago
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New mower time!

Hi guys. I've been in business 7 years and it appears to be time to buy a new mower. I've been using a Hayter 41 Pro roller and AS 420 Superclip mulching mower, the combo has worked well. But I managed to wreck the engine on the Hayter and it's £530…

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Overseeding

Just after some input from you guysGoing to be doing a lawn scarification and overseed/top dress but because of the naff weather we have had it has taken me ages to get the weedkiller down on the lawn. I have to wait 4 weeks before seeding and that…

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