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Shrub ID on vaguest description

Started this discussion. Last reply by Alex Brenton Jul 28. 7 Replies

Anybody any clues as to possible identitification of this shrub which was described to me with little information...they didn't think to take a photo.Overall 2m high and spread unobservable. In…Continue

Tree ID?

Started this discussion. Last reply by John Baker Jul 3. 18 Replies

Any ideas out there? I have a suspicion which I will keep to myself for now.…Continue

Weird Worm ID?

Started this discussion. Last reply by phil meads May 25. 3 Replies

I was in an area I had cleared…Continue

Fertiliser for Vegetables 6-9-6

Started this discussion. Last reply by David Cox May 22. 8 Replies

I use 6-9-6 preseeding fertiliser for new lawns. Any problems using this on a vegetable patch? And is the same sort of rate, (I use about 40g/m2) about right, too little or too much?Continue


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John Baker replied to MWJONES's discussion Cutting holes in slabs
"Might be easier if you have the joint of 2 or even 3 slabs in the recessed cover"
John Baker replied to Gary RK's discussion LJN supplier member : Leigh Park Garden Machinery wins Etesia "Dealer & Partners in Excellenace" award
"From Northern Ireland, +1. I have received both advice and parts from Derek, both first class!"
John Baker replied to Gary RK's discussion Grubs eating plant roots
"Just for posterity: "Equity® Chlorpyrifos is a broad spectrum insecticide which has been specially formulated to control a range of insects and bugs in Amenity Turd, Grassland, Forestry, Fruit & Vegetable crops." "
Sep 16
John Baker replied to Ben Marshall's discussion Mowing Semi Inaccessable Gardens
"Take the job if you wish, but have no compunction in charging a premium to compensate fro difficulty, unless you wish to be a charity."
Sep 8
John Baker replied to Phil Voice's discussion Landscapers - be prepared to walk away
"Me too, Except for being 19 years and 11 months! "
Aug 17
John Baker replied to chris's discussion Best tool or machine for removing turf
"Why are you stripping the turf? Might look fancy to the ignorant but it's pointless, Apply herbicide and a week later dig/invert with a spade or rotovate if too large to dig."
Aug 14
John Baker replied to Lee's discussion garden flame thrower lol
Aug 12
John Baker replied to Andrew Michael Palmer's discussion Best hand tools around - Not impressed with Joseph Bentley
"It's a Graip, Andrew, not a Grape. (Now wait for the questions from the other side!) "
Aug 9
John Baker replied to Glenn Murphy's discussion Smoking Hayter Harrier 48 Quantum
"If you didn't leave fuel tank near to full it will have been condensation built up over the year whilst stored...nothing to do with being out in the rain. Always fill tanks before storing or degas completely and leave where will be airy."
Aug 3
John Baker replied to Chris's discussion Vat registered or not?
"+ 1 for us dinosaurs! "
Aug 3
John Baker replied to Eugene Baston's discussion Question: How many builders' bags of green waste......
"I would go higher than either Chris or Kieran, as you will be compacting it and letting the contents knit together, as well as the stuff breaking up smaller as the early loads dry...say 30, but if you report 50 I wouldn't be surprised."
Aug 2
John Baker replied to A D Landscapes's discussion Sandstone paving on sand
"900x600s I mean of course "
Jul 31
John Baker replied to Mitchel ingham's discussion Fuel cans and hot weather
"Just make sure they are not directly in the sun's rays."
Jul 30
John Baker replied to A D Landscapes's discussion Sandstone paving on sand
"Nearly 50 years ago my Dad, who would have been quite a perfectionist, laid a 30m driveway in our front garden, of 3'x2' concrete slabs on a sand bed, pointed with mortar and they lasted for the next 15 years at least. Even today builders…"
Jul 30
Alex Brenton replied to John Baker's discussion Shrub ID on vaguest description
"Escalonia family? Always amazed how unobservant customers are. Always seem to say it had a daisy flower. Just had a customer telling me about this amazing 'GRASS' they had seen in a garden. Turned out it was a Gaura."
Jul 28
John Baker replied to John Baker's discussion Shrub ID on vaguest description
""Yes I think you may be right! Didnt think it was a climber 'cos of where it was.""
Jul 28

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Operate in west Co Down, roughly 10 miles either side of the A1 between Newry and Belfast.
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Landscaper, Designer, Domestic Garden Maintenance, Commercial Grounds/Garden Maintenance
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