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James replied to James's discussion Clearing weeds/plants on stones
"Hadn't thought of that Dave. Are they any good?"
4 hours ago
Dave replied to James's discussion Clearing weeds/plants on stones
"A weed burner! "
4 hours ago
Andrew Midgley replied to Brian's Garden Maintenance's discussion Shredders
"I was interested in an Eliet Maestro Country chipper earlier this year but after posting my queries on this group I came to the conclusion that I couldn't warrant its purchase as it wouldn't be used that much and there's the storage issue too.…"
4 hours ago
Billybop replied to James's discussion Clearing weeds/plants on stones
"The difficulty arises when "Low maintenance" is confused with "NO maintenance" lol"
6 hours ago
Paul Baillie replied to James's discussion Clearing weeds/plants on stones
"Always makes me laugh when customers say.
"I want to make this area low maintenance, maybe gravel with a few shrubs" low maintenance my ***!"
6 hours ago
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…"
8 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…"
8 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 :) )"
10 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!"
11 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…
11 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 "
12 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…"
12 hours ago
Robbie posted a blog post
14 hours ago
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…
15 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…"
17 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, "
17 hours ago
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