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It is a strange phenomenon that today, even though we have every conceivable labour saving gadget available, no one seems to have any spare time! Nearly every client I talk to asks for a low maintenance garden. It is therefore vital when choosing a h
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One of Tobermore’s latest product offerings, Pembury, has been installed at the new 752,334 sq ft Wellesbourne Distribution Park in Warwickshire by Urban Civil Engineering
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Tobermore have supplied a variety of products for Westpoint Homes development, Thorngrove Park. The project consists of 25 properties, ranging from affordable homes to large period-themed detached houses and luxury apartments, offering an authentic b
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Tobermore’s Manhattan plank paving has provided an innovative hard landscaping solution for East Ayrshire Council on their recent redevelopment of Onthank Primary School in Kilmarnock.
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Peel Park Quarter is a new, state of the art student accommodation complex at the University of Salford. The £81 million project was managed by Graham Construction and has been referred to as one of Europe’s largest single phase student accommodation
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Red Burn Farm is a branch of the UK’s popular Farmhouse Inn restaurant and bar chain, located in Hamilton, South Lanarkshire. The new outlet has been adorned with a unique landscape design consisting of a combination of Tobermore’s world class paving
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Designed by Ellis Williams Architect, Basford Hall at New College Nottingham is the largest construction training academy in the Midlands and has been described as the ideal place to kick-start a career in construction.
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Savills has recently presented some exceptional new homes to the Irish market worth €850,000 - €1,100,000. The 2,691 sq ft detached properties are positioned on the Howth Road and Kilbarrack Road in Raheny, Dublin, with a number of the homes boasting
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Brighton and Hove City Council made the decision to update the landscape surrounding Brighton Station as a method of improving the aesthetics of the area around the Station and to create a more attractive welcome for visitors arriving into the city b
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The Castle Basin area of Enniskillen in Northern Ireland has recently been transformed with a £1.7 million investment, funded by the Department for Social Development and Fermanagh and Omagh District Council.
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The Pumphouse is a Grade II listed building constructed in the 1880’s and is located at the Innovation Quarter in Barry, South Wales. The structure has recently been redeveloped and is set to become the first purpose-built live/work facility at the c
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The stunning new Queen Elizabeth II (QEII) Hospital in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, opened its doors to the public in June 2015. The £30 million facility was designed by London architecture firm, Penoyre & Prasad, and built by internationally a
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Telford College of Arts and Technology is a further educational college in Shropshire that has recently undergone extension work. Tobermore have supplied a vast range of paving products that have been used to create a striking new landscape at Telfor
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Harbour Green is a landmark development situated on the seafront at the famous Portobello Promenade, located close to Edinburgh city centre. Created by MNM Developments, the 55 stylish apartments have been complimented beautifully with the installati
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Westpoint Homes development, West Mill in Edinburgh, has been named 'Apartment Development of the Year' and ‘Best Show Home.’ Westpoint Homes have additionally secured the title of 'Developer of the Year' at the 2015 Glasgow Property Herald Awards du
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Open forum activity

Graham Taylor replied to Angela Sharp's discussion How to keep physically well when you're a gardener?
"Sadly, any hard labouring job just wears the body out............ we're pushing it far harder than it was designed for and things will just wear out.   Problem is we all carry on when we are getting warning signs..... those painful joints for…"
30 minutes ago
Honey Badger replied to Peter sellers's discussion Morally - What would you do?
"Legend"
47 minutes ago
Honey Badger replied to Ian Harvey's discussion Rushes
"Rather than using chemicals they could be regularly strimmed or mown tight into the crown, that kills most things in time. Starving the roots. They look weak already."
48 minutes ago
Billybop replied to Peter sellers's discussion Morally - What would you do?
"I enjoy some of the small "granny" type jobs but they have to slot in alongside the bigger jobs. Preferably the ones where you just turn up when you have a few spare minutes, blast around and make it look great, then on your way to the next. Where…"
3 hours ago
Peter sellers replied to Ian Harvey's discussion Rushes
"3 options, there was a herbicide available some years ago which would kill the rushes but not grass, sorry can't remember what it was called other than it was an agricultural product, do some research.
Second option use glyphosphate which will…"
3 hours ago
Graham Taylor replied to Peter sellers's discussion Morally - What would you do?
"in all seiousness, you deserve a medal.  If only more poeple were like you.  As you say, there's alot of scumbags around............. I see them on my local  "nextdoor" site............ strangely, they're al foreign names and its always the same…"
3 hours ago
M Olsson replied to Peter sellers's discussion Morally - What would you do?
"Outmost respect and it's the nicest thing to do. However - you have to look after yourself first and foremost. Remember this."
5 hours ago
Peter sellers replied to Peter sellers's discussion Morally - What would you do?
"Thanks, I have decided to carry on regardless, my conscience will not allow me to let them be taken advantage of by some scumbag, they are not wordly wise and I think there is a high probability of this happening. Not the best business decision I…"
5 hours ago
M Olsson replied to Ian Harvey's discussion Rushes
"D 24 Aerate (hollow core), scarify, top dress and overseed. Probabaly want to wait until September as hot weather forecasts and would need significant watering first few weeks.  Someone with more experience may have a different idea"
5 hours ago
Ian Harvey posted a discussion
Can anyone suggest best treatment to kill off rushes, as per photo, from a lawn. I know that the main issue is drainage and poor soil, since this area was previously woodland which the householder paid somebody a load of money to convert to lawn.…
5 hours ago
M Olsson replied to Peter sellers's discussion Morally - What would you do?
"I actually work in social services, for what it's worth - here is my take on this.
On the assumption that there are no contracts in place. Morally, only youll be able to answer as to whether you're happy to carry on work and how that may look for…"
5 hours ago
The Wall replied to Gary Clapham's discussion Stihl HSA 130T & HSA130R Vibrating/rattling noise.
"What do you use to lubricate the blades i use Sthil chain oil as this has a sticky consistency so lasts longer on the blades.
If it happened on both trimmers on the same type of hedge maybe the sap and the juice from the leaves on that particular…"
8 hours ago
Alan is now a member of Landscape Juice Network
9 hours ago
Honey Badger replied to Peter sellers's discussion Morally - What would you do?
"I beg to differ, since 1980 to 2020 House prices have increased a whopping 1145% which has massive financial impact on people that didn't buy properly when it was long ago affordable.
I can honestly say after dedicating my life for 22yrs, 16 of…"
10 hours ago
Fusion Media posted a blog post
GroundsFest 2024 attendees can look forward to seeing SISIS in Outside Area A on stand number OSA170, where a variety of innovative turf maintenance products will be on display.This year, the focus will be on three key products: the Quadraplay, the…
10 hours ago
Fusion Media posted a blog post
Syn-Pro by SISIS is gearing up for GroundsFest 2024, set to take place at Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire, on September 10 and 11. You can find Syn-Pro by SISIS in Outdoor Area A on stand OSA170, where a wide range of advanced synthetic turf…
10 hours ago
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Rushes

Can anyone suggest best treatment to kill off rushes, as per photo, from a lawn. I know that the main issue is drainage and poor soil, since this area was previously woodland which the householder paid somebody a load of money to convert to lawn.…

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