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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

Andrew Midgley replied to James's discussion Clearing weeds/plants on stones
"Simply hand weed and rake the stones afterwards. Explain to the customer that it will need doing again in the spring as the more pernicious weeds will come through. I have used boiling hot water to scald persistent weeds to good affect.  Not all…"
2 hours ago
Justin bellward replied to Justin bellward's discussion GTM Elephants trunk 2
"I’ve used mine a fair bit now with both long reach and short hedge cutters, I think it will need regular spraying with PTFE to keep it moving easier as it does tend to stiffen up over time. It’s definitely better for my body for the sake of the faff…"
2 hours ago
Mark replied to Stephen r Brook-Smith's discussion Anyone know the name of this please??
"Looks like a garden wall to me LOL.........( Sorry, couldn't resist :) )"
4 hours ago
Rob Davies replied to Stephen r Brook-Smith's discussion Anyone know the name of this please??
" Looks like euonymus japonicus to me too. Not sure what cultivar though!"
5 hours ago
Richard Taylor posted a blog post
With two rugby pitches and a new, dedicated cricket pitch all constructed to add to the existing two rugby pitches, Towcestrians Head Groundsman, Tom Waldock, knew he would need some new machinery to keep everything in shape!While waiting for a new…
5 hours ago
James replied to James's discussion Clearing weeds/plants on stones
"Thanks for the help guys. Some good advice here. I will discuss with the customer over the coming days and come up with a solution with them.
Looks like being some hard work involved "
5 hours ago
John F replied to James's discussion Clearing weeds/plants on stones
"It will be a labour intensive job digging out with or without existing membrane . 
Priority is to remove what the customer does not want to keep if not all . 
I would suggest ( Armchair perspective not being on the site ) 
1 .Dig everything out and…"
5 hours ago
Robbie posted a blog post
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Fusion Media posted a blog post
Roundup ProActive: confidence for both contractor and customerAdam Pilgrim from ANP Services Spalding Ltd, has long relied on Roundup ProActive from ProGreen claiming that it offers several benefits to both the contractor and the customer.Roundup…
8 hours ago
Sean Clarke replied to James's discussion Clearing weeds/plants on stones
"If there is membrane and the weeds are on top, your job will obviously be easier. However, looking at some of those weeds growing, I believe that even if there was membrane then they would have grown through it to form deep tap roots. This will be a…"
11 hours ago
Graham Taylor replied to James's discussion Clearing weeds/plants on stones
"I treat some gravel areas I maintain with Chikara....................... keeps it completely clear for months...... often the whoel "growing season"  Expensive stuff but a small container goes a really long way, "
11 hours ago
Tom Charnock replied to James's discussion Clearing weeds/plants on stones
" I have a few customers that are anti weed killer but quite happy to go round salting slugs.  Doesn't make sense to me.  If applied correctly weed killer won't impact the wider environment.  Agree with other comments that it wants regular hands and…"
11 hours ago
John F replied to James's discussion Clearing weeds/plants on stones
"I agree with Adam Pilgrim on this ,  Gravel is labour intensive even if its treated there will always be weed seeds germinating . 
I hand weeded a similar job recently which i actually found very satisfying and indicated that frequent visits would…"
18 hours ago
Billybop replied to James's discussion Clearing weeds/plants on stones
"I sometimes tell the customer, when faced with such a job, I'm a gardener not a miracle worker. Yes it can be made to look a bit better in one session but that sort of neglected area is going to need a few on going visits to sort out"
20 hours ago
David Benson replied to James's discussion Clearing weeds/plants on stones
"look like it wants a total clear and start again from scratch but they will expect you to hand weed for £50 and expect it looking like new "
21 hours ago
Billybop replied to Stephen r Brook-Smith's discussion Anyone know the name of this please??
"any close up pics of the bush"
22 hours ago
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