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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 3

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Coffee.

Hand digging the footings

Hand digging the footings

Landscaping works continue to cut the remaining feature wall foo

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How do you build a wall using rammed earth? This blog will show you images and describe how to create a rammed earth Water wall, Designed By Jacksons Landscape Design, Devon

Day 5:

All 600x600 existing paving lifted and stacked, the 5 spot paving bed a

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Open forum activity

David Benson replied to Trevor Stephens's discussion Our own Gardens....
"grass always cut as and when keep the front garden tyder than the back just incace a client came to the door but my garden is a spring garden so at the moment it looks bad "
12 minutes ago
David Benson replied to GaryRK's discussion Best industry T / Polo shirt
"i find t shirts too warm thin cotton shirts for me long lightweight trousers and boots"
19 minutes ago
Andrew Midgley replied to Andrew Midgley's discussion Eliet E401 scarifier
"Thank s Mark for your responses. I am getting my faithful Allen Turf Doctor repaired with new bearings as they were shot and probably keep it for larger lawns and for tougher jobs. I am thinking the Eliet will be more than good enough for my needs."
26 minutes ago
Andrew Coates replied to Andrew Coates's discussion How do you tackle this one folks
"Thanks Graham and Sean for your advice"
1 hour ago
GaryRK replied to GaryRK's discussion Best industry T / Polo shirt
"A another one via Allen Mowers : "
1 hour ago
Sean Clarke replied to Andrew Coates's discussion How do you tackle this one folks
"Suckers will always appear from cherry tree roots, especially after they're felled. Keep mowing them, or treat them with some selective herbicide. The root may need excavating if this doesn't work."
2 hours ago
Sean Clarke replied to GaryRK's discussion Best industry T / Polo shirt
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2 hours ago
Trevor Stephens posted a discussion
I hope I am not the only person with a Gardening business whose own garden is not as tidy as it could be!  Someone reassure me!
2 hours ago
Daniel Speed replied to Phil Voice's discussion Plants thriving in Chernobyl
"I read something along a similar line about funghi the other day. Scientists have discovered mycilium which can digest oil and radioactive material and convert to carbon energy usable by plants. One company has even started to experiement with using…"
2 hours ago
mark thomas replied to Andrew Midgley's discussion Eliet E401 scarifier
"Hi I've got the 401 I brought it 8 yrs ago new.....its done a lot of hrs and still is strong I'll do 500/1000 sqm lawns no problem in two directions it's very light and can be used with one hand turning it at the end of each pass....slim wheels so c…"
2 hours ago
GaryRK replied to GaryRK's discussion Best industry T / Polo shirt
"Not sure we'd get away with wearing that T shirt 😮"
2 hours ago
Andrew Midgley posted a discussion
I am looking to buy a second hand Eliet scarifier that have had minimal use and been serviced by the dealership. What your views on them? I have an old Allen Turf Doctor that is brilliant but the bearings were shattered on a recent  job.....Thanks A…
3 hours ago
Andrew Midgley posted a discussion
i am thinking of buying a Eliet Shredder. What are your opinions and views on them?  Thanks  Andrew
3 hours ago
Graham Taylor replied to Andrew Coates's discussion How do you tackle this one folks
"whats the problem?............... just cut them down with the grass!!  It might take a few years but they'll eventually give up.  Alternatively, excavate down and find the offending root............ drill a few holes in it and apply some Garlon or e…"
3 hours ago
Billybop replied to GaryRK's discussion Best industry T / Polo shirt
4 hours ago
Andrew Watts replied to Adam Woods's discussion What's wrong?
"It's a very "man made" outline, so unlikely to be chafers or fungal / root problems. I'd get a long metal rod/screwdriver (at least 18"), and poke around seeing whats under the top layer, plus dig some inspection holes, again, try for 18". That's li…"
4 hours ago
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