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Ben Pritchard replied to John F's discussion Teasel ( plant or weed )
"Colonises bare soil successfully, is biennial so not too difficult to thin and maintain. Depends on how regular the maintenance is.  They certainly are great architectural plants in yr 2 but are pretty naff in year 1. Flocks of goldfinches dotting…"
7 minutes ago
Fusion Media posted a blog post
In 2009 the Colt Course at Close House Hotel and Golf Resort in Newcastle Upon Tyne was constructed with a sand soil rootzone from Mansfield Sand. Brian Clark, Golf Course & Estates Manager, has continued to use the company’s sand-based products…
3 hours ago
Stephen Budgett replied to Keith's discussion Watering system for containers
"Depending on how many drippers each pot requires, it may be worth running a 19mm. supply pipe along the whole stretch of pots with 4mm. pipe into each pot and individual drippers. 19mm. pipe will reduce the pressure loss over that distance and allow…"
3 hours ago
Clive Wright and Mick Thwaites joined Landscape Juice Network
4 hours ago
Adam Woods replied to Keith's discussion Watering system for containers
"I've used these guys for kit - https://www.waterirrigation.co.uk/ "
4 hours ago
Adam Woods replied to John F's discussion Teasel ( plant or weed )
"We look after a garden for Natural England and they have a few clumps of teasel.... they dont seem to be anymore invasive than many other plants. Obviously if you do not maintain the area they will collonise it, but it is (as far as I am aware) by…"
4 hours ago
John F posted a discussion
I have a customer who would like a patch of common teasel , I know it can be very invasive and i have suggested alternatives but they like the architectural quality of teasel .Has anyone encountered serious infestations of teasel ? I presume it can…
4 hours ago
Dave Colton replied to Sean Clarke's discussion Which Tripod Ladder?
"It will save you that much inte alone within a few uses."
15 hours ago
Keith replied to Keith's discussion Watering system for containers
"Again thanks..helps a lot "
15 hours ago
Keith replied to Keith's discussion Watering system for containers
"Thanks ..much appreciated"
15 hours ago
Ben Pritchard replied to Keith's discussion Watering system for containers
"I also use waterirrigation.co.uk for vegetable bed irrigation. Can be a bit of a mine field navigating what fits what but thier customer relations is pretty good"
16 hours ago
Sean Clarke replied to Sean Clarke's discussion Which Tripod Ladder?
"The wallet's £525 lighter tonight, but there's a 12' pro Henchman on it's way to me. Better be worth it!"
17 hours ago
Sean Clarke replied to Keith's discussion Watering system for containers
"Try www.waterirrigation.co.uk, much cheaper than Hozelock & Gardena. I'd be looking at a long stretch of 13mm supply pipe with micro-drip circles teed off to the pots."
17 hours ago
John Culpin replied to Graeme Robinson's discussion K-REND COSTS
"Hi Graeme
We rendered the back of my house last year with K Rend - I'm just a landscaper but my right hand man was a plasterer so he did the technical bit.
I would say that £500 would probably be a fair rate for your job as it is quite small , so…"
yesterday
Keith posted a discussion
Any help would be appreciated I've been asked to replant 12 concrete 'bowls' ...they are about 30 inches in diameter and 16 inches deep at the lowest point ...and it requires a watering system they are spaced out over a distance of 70 feet with the…
yesterday
Vic 575 replied to Charlie Manton's discussion Pressure washing your kit/machinery, who does it?
"I would say never use a pressure washer. I always service my own machinery, but when the local Dealer used to do it they always pressure washed it first. So every year, about two to three weeks after using it again in spring, I would hear a bearing…"
yesterday
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