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In the heart of Yorkshire countryside, the heavenly Heron Lakes Luxury Lodge Park sits. Created following eight years of meticulous research and planning by the Bird family, the lodge breaks offered at Heron Lakes are renowned for being simply beauti
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The historic Airfield House and Farm in Dundrum, Co. Dublin, has reopened to the public following its two year closure for redevelopment. The breath-taking 38 acre estate has been revamped at a cost of €11 million, boasting a new cafe, farm and visit

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The grounds at St. Patrick's Church in Castlederg have recently been redeveloped with an amazing array of world class paving products from Tobermore. Founded in 1942, Tobermore are a world class paving and walling manufacturer supplying products for

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With more than £150 million currently invested in the University of Lincoln and having the first building at the University opened by the Queen in 1996, The Times Good University Guide has described it as ‘the most dramatic transformation of a Univer

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The grounds at Boringdon Hall Hotel, the seductive manor house in Devon, have recently been redeveloped. The premises boast a stunning new landscape consisting of beautiful paving supplied by Tobermore.

The history of Boringdon Hall is exceptional. Th

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Aura Landscapes Win 8th Marshalls Award!

We are proud to announce our latest win at the Marshalls Regional Awards held in Southampton at the end of November. We were very happy to have won the 2013 award for 'Best use of a new Marshalls product' for a front garden installed using Marshalls

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An insight to the daily life of a garden design and landscaping build up on a rear garden located in Cullompton, Exeter, Devon.

Day 7

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Laying blockwork

Laying block work

Using a Marshalltown bricklaying trowel I apply the 4;1 ratio mortar to t

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We undertake Permeable block paving, hard landscaping, soft landscaping, driveways, patios, pathways, gardens, using Tobermore products in Exeter Devon. 

 

THIS PROJECT IS UNDER PERMEABLE DRIVEWAY CONSTRUCTION, CLICK HERE TO VIEW DAY 7-9 IMAGES.

Day 10

Permeable block paving contractor

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The contents of this page shows how we install kerbs, kerb, road kerbs, kerb installers, road edgings,  kerb stones, block kerbs, standard kerbs, edging kerbs, block paving edging kerb, edge restraint in Exeter, Devon.

THIS PROJECT IS UNDER PERMEABLE

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Marshalls Argent Driveway

Goostrey - Cheshire

Take a look at our Marshalls Argent driveway project that was carried out in the Goostrey area of Cheshire CH48. The product the customer has chosen is the Marshalls Drivesett Argent Dark block paving with

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A blog about Block paving, hard landscaping, driveway, patio, driveways, patios, pathways, garden, landscaper, Tobermore, Devon

THIS PROJECT IS UNDER CONSTRUCTION, CLICK HERE TO VIEW DAYS 15-17  IMAGES.

Day 18

Block paving preparation

The preparation to install the block paving

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Cobbletech Driveway Chester

This Marshalls Cobbletech Driveway was installed in Chester. The colour we have installed is canvas colour with a Marshalls Argent Graphite border. The customer needed a disability access ramp for a wheelchair to have easy

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Marshalls Cobbletech Driveway

 

The Marshalls Cobbletech paving system is proving popular with our customers. Many people are interested in this new product as it looks fantastic when laid.

 

We are now on our second cobbletech driveway which is being c

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A recent school grounds seminar held at Charterhouse in Surrey has been hailed a huge success by all who attended.

The event attracted over 50 delegates from all levels as several topical issues were explored and discussed. Supported by…

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mark thomas replied to mark thomas's discussion Commercial grass cutting
"Thanks for reply vic...i only do domestic and state to them 
grass cutting resumes April 1st onwards but do cut till
till end of October....sometimes i think I start a little late and should  start earlier to gain more profit.....
 "
6 hours ago
Vic 575 replied to mark thomas's discussion Commercial grass cutting
"In a normal year here in north Derbyshire then mid/late March to end of October/early November.
It varies. A few years ago we had a really bitterly cold March into early April, which delayed the start on a few jobs.
I mowed until 14th November 2018.…"
7 hours ago
Vic 575 replied to Vic 575's discussion Hand mower technical question
"Could be either. I will have to have a much closer and longer look to see any signs of where the spring has worn where it attaches."
7 hours ago
Glen Stillman replied to Greg Francis's discussion New Hayter harrier 56 pro
"Any feedback after a season using the new hayters? "
10 hours ago
Dave Colton replied to Vic 575's discussion Hand mower technical question
"Does it fit between 41 to give the height adjust some tension?"
11 hours ago
Adam Woods replied to Gary's discussion That extra day ....
"My rates double for weekend work, whether its an extra day or not ..... Needless to say, I dont work many weekends :)"
11 hours ago
Gary posted a discussion
It’s 2020 and we ‘get’ an extra day this year.....
Yep, Saturday 29th February is technically a ‘Freebie’.
What to do with it - Take it off ? Get out and use it ? Explore ? Save it ? Learn or do something new ? Treat someone to a surprise ?
Whatever…
12 hours ago
Andrew Betteridge replied to Mr Chris Warwick's discussion Help with quote commercial gardening
"Can I suggest you pay the money to join the BOG, you would do a lot better posting stuff like this in there.
Andy"
13 hours ago
Mr Chris Warwick replied to Mr Chris Warwick's discussion Help with quote commercial gardening
"Thank you for the advice I'm looking at giving them a quote for £8500 "
15 hours ago
Vic 575 replied to Mr Chris Warwick's discussion Help with quote commercial gardening

The job looks to be quite small actually. There seems to be very little grass to mow for example. It should therefore be quite easy to price. What I would do first is measure the grassed areas. Once you know how many square metres you can easily c…"
15 hours ago
Simon Hendy is now a member of Landscape Juice Network
17 hours ago
Mr Chris Warwick replied to Mr Chris Warwick's discussion Help with quote commercial gardening
"Out of curiosity what would you charge per year if you was to price it. The payments are monthly as one twelfth of the annual quote ."
18 hours ago
Adam Pilgrim replied to Mr Chris Warwick's discussion Help with quote commercial gardening
"Nobody can tell you what you SHOULD charge. You need to work out what it will cost you to do the work, then how much profit you want to make out if the job. Some will charge more or less than others, I know of companies that charge an extremely low…"
18 hours ago
John F replied to John F's discussion Turf Cutters
"A good point Gary Thanks "
19 hours ago
Mr Chris Warwick posted a discussion
Hi everyone I have been given the opportunity to give a quote for my first ever commercial job. I can do the job no problem but pricing is a big issue as I usually price up small jobs local gardens etc.If you can give me a guide on what you would ch…
20 hours ago
Glen Stillman replied to Vic 575's discussion Hand mower technical question
"Just got back from the pub so apologies if this is waffle, but does it fit between the height adjustment lever and the mower chassis? To stop the machine collapsing when you pull the height adjustment 'pin' out of the chassis? "
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That extra day ....

It’s 2020 and we ‘get’ an extra day this year..... Yep, Saturday 29th February is technically a ‘Freebie’. What to do with it - Take it off ? Get out and use it ? Explore ? Save it ? Learn or do something new ? Treat someone to a surprise ? Whatever…

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