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Our Decking Wins the 2015 Chamber Award

SMUK Solutions is celebrating after being crowned North West Small Business of the Year in the regional heats of the National Chamber Awards 2015.

The Chamber Awards, now in its 12th year, are a highlight of the business calendar, showcasing the pivot

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This large-sized country house courtyard garden in Walkington near Beverley, East Yorkshire was designed during the Summer of 2010.

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Prior to commencing my design, the garden was mainly laid to travertine limestone paving with sections of artificial la

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Composite decking main framework

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

Day 16

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Composite decking mainframe

Composite decking mainframe

The composite decking mainframe is taking shape,  I want to us

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Decking With LED Spotlights

Cronton - Cheshire


This timber decking project was carried out in the Cronton area of Cheshire and also included the installation of LED Spotlights.

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Hi Folks

For those who don't know me, I'm David Beasley and I'm an experienced Garden Designer, 3D Visualiser and Landscaper. On LJN I have written the popular Blog Post Quick Method Of Producing First SketchUp Drawing/Design and started the Group Goo

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Happy Christmas from Abel Landscaping

Happy Christmas from Abel Landscaping

Well, its been a fantastic year for us here at Abel Landscapes. We have carried out over 73 landscape, driveway and paving projects throughout Merseyside, Lancashire & Cheshire – leaving many happy customers with

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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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Open forum activity

John F replied to Colin Anson's discussion Waste disposal problems
"I agree Richard . I think they will make a habit of letting the grass fly but hopefully they can keep it short and keep on top of it so wont be many clippings left on top . 
Makes me look over cautious staying away and lawn company calling but they…"
6 hours ago
Richard Gadsby replied to Colin Anson's discussion Waste disposal problems
"That said it won't make much difference from one cut. More of a general point for grass that is always mulched."
7 hours ago
John F replied to Colin Anson's discussion Waste disposal problems
"I did suspect nitrogen level could be higher .
I have a customer doing their own garden at the moment and i keep getting regular requests for advice and updates on progress . 
usually i cut the lawn which produces at least 3 large poly sacks which t…"
8 hours ago
Richard Gadsby replied to Colin Anson's discussion Waste disposal problems
"you need to take into account the mulching when treating lawns as the nitrogen levels will be far greater the cut and collect "
20 hours ago
Vic 575 replied to Colin Anson's discussion Waste disposal problems
"I would assume that the advice is the same as for mowing and collecting. If you should mow before a treatment or whether you shouldn’t, which is dependent on what treatment you are going to apply, would be the same for both mulching and collecting.…"
20 hours ago
Richard Matthews replied to Charlie Manton's discussion Solo gardener - to work or not to work? (Covid-19)
"Grass will keep growing regardless
It does feel slightly wrong being at work when so many cant, or have lost their jobs, but if im alone socail distancing then ill carry on"
20 hours ago
Craig McGinty replied to GaryRK's discussion The LJN Covid-19 ‘Working’ from home thread
"That looks a good one, will explore further. Thanks."
21 hours ago
Ben Gilg replied to Charlie Manton's discussion Solo gardener - to work or not to work? (Covid-19)
"Out today and 7 customers done , 3 waved didn't see the others. Even got waved out of a side street by patrolling police car "
21 hours ago
John F replied to GaryRK's discussion The LJN Covid-19 ‘Working’ from home thread
"Discovered ( whereby )  really easy video conferencing App 
free sign up , free personal use + free meeting room + 1 user 
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22 hours ago
John F replied to Colin Anson's discussion Waste disposal problems
"Vic whats the advice with regard to mulching a smaller area which is about to undergo a lawn treatment . can it be mulched a day before the treatment .
Thanks "
23 hours ago
Vic 575 replied to Colin Anson's discussion Waste disposal problems
"You can sell it to them by telling them that all the tiny clippings will act as fertilizer as it is high in nitrate, which will give them a better lawn, save in fertilizer costs of both purchase and application and will be ‘greener’ with less waste…"
yesterday
Kevin Bradnick replied to Jessica Bateman's discussion Plant identifying App
"I use Plant.net on android, it's been very useful for me
 
https://identify.plantnet.org/"
yesterday
Niall Gibb replied to Frêshare (Gardening)'s discussion pH NPK Soil Test Kit Suggestions?
"Hi, we at Indigrow can provide a soil sampling service for a reasonable price, we can then help tailor a programme for you or clients based on the results."
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Niall Gibb updated their profile
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Jessica Bateman posted a discussion
Can anyone recommend an plant identifying app they use? Thanks
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Richard Gadsby replied to Colin Anson's discussion Waste disposal problems
"Mulching can be great with a dedicated machine. Mulch plugs are second best but not bad."
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Waste disposal problems

Anyone else having problems finding somewhere to take their waste at the moment? The two council areas I work under have both stopped garden bin collection and closed the tips. Commercial tips are also closed round here. I've got nowhere to store…

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