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Simon Jones replied to Simon Jones's discussion Patio help
"Thanks for the response. The stones were Bradstone Ivory which the customer bought as end of line stock which hasn't helped. They are more suited for a conservatory floor than an outside patio. Out of 55sqm there is approx two areas of approximately…"
34 minutes ago
James replied to James's discussion Clearing weeds/plants on stones
"Indeed Rosie, the customer mentioned the front garden to me when I was carrying out a job in the back garden and said they wanted to wait until later in the year as it was attracting wild life and pollinators to the garden.
I will hand weed the area…"
1 hour ago
rosie larking replied to James's discussion Clearing weeds/plants on stones
"Haha! Thank you Adam! 
I as writing that rather rantily thinking that I would get a bit of flack for it, so I’m pleasantly surprised! 😊"
1 hour ago
Adam Woods replied to James's discussion Clearing weeds/plants on stones
"We need a "like" button on this site :)"
3 hours ago
Alan reeves replied to James's discussion Clearing weeds/plants on stones
"I used to hate weeding but if just get on with it will be soon clear and kind of good as you can at least see where you have been."
3 hours ago
rosie larking replied to James's discussion Clearing weeds/plants on stones
"I would hand weed. Why have most people suggested ‘persuading’ the customer to use herbicide when she clearly doesn’t want to?!  What would she like to keep or would she like it to look different? I use a dining fork to help with fiddly areas. I…"
6 hours ago
Tony replied to James's discussion Clearing weeds/plants on stones
"Start again, get a skip, scrape it all of with a mini digger, re membrane then re gravel. just an opinion of course.
I tend to mechanically remove the weeds on my estate, its hard work, but i am looking at a steam weed killing system, but a lot of…"
6 hours ago
Dave replied to James's discussion Clearing weeds/plants on stones
"I've never used one. A customer raves about it though. If no round up, I'd do it with a hand fork on my knee's."
7 hours ago
Will replied to James's discussion Clearing weeds/plants on stones
"Set fire to it 😁"
7 hours ago
JANINE MCMAHON replied to Fleur Voice's discussion Leaf Peeping: Beautiful Autumn Colours
"Beautiful Autumn 
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7 hours ago
JANINE MCMAHON liked Fleur Voice's discussion Leaf Peeping: Beautiful Autumn Colours
7 hours ago
Adam Woods replied to James's discussion Clearing weeds/plants on stones
"like"
9 hours ago
Adam Woods replied to James's discussion Clearing weeds/plants on stones
"My insurance says I shouldnt use them .... certainly near a house"
9 hours ago
Adam Woods replied to James's discussion Clearing weeds/plants on stones
"Its a case of getting on your knees with a hand weeder for a few hours.... easy work really
Advise them that they should put more gravel down, and probably renew any membrane.... and that they will need you again in about 4 months to do the things…"
9 hours ago
Luke brooks replied to Brian's Garden Maintenance's discussion Shredders
"If that's your van and trailer ? Why would you waste time shredding ? A bonfire normally suffices on most jobs 
Or just put in ton bags and take away and save time 
I have a ryobi electric shredder for when waste has to be shredded to go through a…"
9 hours ago
Jonathan Davidson replied to Mark Wilkinson's discussion Peugeot Expert’s Fundamental Flaw
"Little Buggers, sorry to read that Mark. I see there are a quite few things sold on in the past and only a few unhappy buyers. Probably a whole lot more unhappy original owners like yourself out there to.
The VATTA group on Facebook like Nick M said…"
10 hours ago
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