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Christmas is a special time of year in bringing people together and staff at UK based paving and walling manufacturing company, Tobermore, have embraced the spirit of the season and have come together to create an exclusive ‘Merryoke’ rendition of…
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As this is the season for giving, UK based paving and walling manufacturer, Tobermore, has donated an amazing £20,000 to Barnardo's in lieu of Christmas gifts. These much-needed funds will make a huge difference to the lives of vulnerable children…
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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…
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Making Hard & Soft Landscaping Choices

The choice of planting is very important to ensure year-round interest in the garden. When designing an outdoor space, it is essential to get the balance right between hard and soft landscaping. Both require a lot of careful thought.
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Design Your Garden to Last a Lifetime

It is often feared that low maintenance means your garden will look like a concrete jungle. However, with a bit of thoughtful planning, Tobermore can help you strike a really good balance between hard and soft landscaping. This ensures that your…
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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…
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Tobermore’s fabulous Fusion block paving has been specified for the new West Rhyl Green Space in North Wales which has saw the area revitalised with a new urban park and surrounding greenery.
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Potato Wharf is an eco-conscious development in Castlefield, Manchester, from Crosby Lend Lease. Tobermore’s Hydropave Tegula permeable paving in the unique, blended colours of Bracken, Heather and Cedar are featured on the grounds.
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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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The Solihull Gateway project has saw £2.3m worth of highway improvements in the Station Road and Poplar Road areas of Solihull town centre, forming a key ‘Gateway' for access into the town centre.
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A stunning memorial has been unveiled in the North sea-port town of Hartlepool to mark 100 years since the town was bombarded by German warships in World War One. Tobermore are very proud to be involved in this moving tribute to those who lost their…
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Alphington Retail Park in Exeter is a 23,500 sq ft development of retail warehousing and trade counter units recently constructed by Henry W Pollard & Sons. The scheme benefits from new shared car parking and the completion of a new link road into a…
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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…
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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…
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Ebbw Vale College Square is a stunning new public space developed by Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council that connects Ebbw Vale Railway Station and the town centre, which all come together as 'The Works,' a regeneration project to redevelop the…
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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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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

George Marshall replied to George Marshall's discussion Advice on mulching mowers
"Super Vic I appreciate the time you have taken all the advice I've took onboard and many thanks I'm hoping to push on next year re going into commercial side of things too so fingers crossed it's just tough getting in but your advice will certainly…"
13 minutes ago
Vic 575 replied to George Marshall's discussion Advice on mulching mowers
"As regards pricing, there are many threads on here about that, some very recent ones. But to save time I will repeat what I said. We are talking here about commercial work although I apply this across the board.
Grass cutting -£60 per hour target pr…"
55 minutes ago
Vic 575 replied to George Marshall's discussion Advice on mulching mowers
"Hi George,
I am not aware of any additional growth due to mulching. Some of the jobs I do on which I use the John Deere zero turn side discharge grow faster than the mulched work. I thinks it’s often more down to the type of grasses and the soil at…"
1 hour ago
George Marshall replied to George Marshall's discussion Advice on mulching mowers
"Vic 575 I am so glad I reached out on here I reckon I'll be in the market for a stiga mower like yours and hopefully next year will be better year weather wise but I'll keep my collecting machines as secondary option. I was also worried if munched a…"
3 hours ago
George Marshall replied to George Marshall's discussion Advice on mulching mowers
"Still following I think this site is fantastic your all a great bunch. That's one of those days you drive in and your heart just sinks. This past year has definitely been tough going customers really should be more understanding.lol"
3 hours ago
Fencing Essentials replied to rose chaney's discussion tripod ladder
"Hi Rose
There are significant differences to be considered when using a ladder in the work place for use by staff and sub-contractors as opposed to buying one for use at home, a great point of reference is the 'Ladder Association' they provide a lot…"
11 hours ago
Neil Darby replied to rose chaney's discussion tripod ladder
"I have a Renualt Traffic with bars & a roller. Slide the 3M workware ladder with 3 adjustable legs straignt on. I have a couple of auto retractable ratchet straps which do the job, just tuck througn the bars.  Point to note, if I feel I will be leav…"
12 hours ago
Jason Bibiloni replied to Harry@VWGS's discussion New Van for garden maintenance.
"In my other job we have a fleet of Peugeot ambulances....20 to be precise and all less than 2 years old.
What a bag of crap!
2 have had to have new engines.
All 20 had to have their radiators replaced.. they all leaked.
The side doors seem to come o…"
14 hours ago
John Ryan replied to Adam's discussion Moss, Algae killer advice...
"I use benzalkonium chloride mixed at 2% with water. It's cheap and effective."
21 hours ago
John Ryan updated their profile
21 hours ago
John Ryan posted a discussion
Hi, I'm new to this site.  I need to source some Roll Top Wire Mesh Fencing. If anyone knows of a good supplier at reasonable prices I would be greatful for their contact info. Thanks John
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21 hours ago
BCH Gardens replied to George Marshall's discussion Advice on mulching mowers
"IN a normal year Vic I would be doing exactly as you say - thats exactly my business plan.  Work Satudays not wet days etc  Not 2019 it was a battle.
ON balance, ignoring extreme weather mulching is the way to go."
22 hours ago
Vic 575 replied to George Marshall's discussion Advice on mulching mowers
"It is interesting to hear about the different areas and weather patterns. I often wonder how anyone in our profession copes living in parts of the Country with high rainfall. Here in north east Derbyshire we are in a rain shadow. We are east of the…"
22 hours ago
BCH Gardens replied to George Marshall's discussion Advice on mulching mowers
"You were lucky with the fence - 3000 square is a trailer load !!
Fair points on fortnightly.  Folk round here want fortnightly to save cash - the attitude seems to be a grasscut is a grasscut so why pay for more.  I think realistically I would like…"
22 hours ago
Nerys Garbett is now a member of Landscape Juice Network
22 hours ago
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