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Topsoil suppliers in Surrey

Started this discussion. Last reply by John Cooke Feb 29, 2012. 4 Replies

Hi all, I am looking for a supplier of a decent grade topsoil for a levelling job in the Guildford area. Does anyone have any "recommended" suppliers that service the area? Im afraid the local…Continue

Leaf mould required.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sarah Russell Apr 8, 2012. 7 Replies

Hi all,I am looking for leaf mould to mulch a clients garden with in Surrey but am struggling to find a supplier. Does anybody know where I can purchase quality mould from??. Any info would be a…Continue

 

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Sarah Russell replied to Matthew Joseph Botana's discussion Leaf mould required.
"Check out olus.co.uk, they supply compost which is the result of the Sussex green waste recycling. I guess that Surrey county council also have a similar supplier."
Apr 8, 2012

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David Cox replied to Matthew Joseph Botana's discussion Leaf mould required.
"I would mulch with normal municipal compost, some clients have asked for mulching, and I have either used 18month old bark from a local sawmill, or Partially rotted haylege from a local farm - They Haylege was lovely stuff, dark green-brown and…"
Apr 8, 2012
Colin Hunt replied to Matthew Joseph Botana's discussion Leaf mould required.
"What about your local green waste yard?  Ours supplies compost for around £15.00 per cu mtr collected. http://www.treefella.co.uk/products/compost"
Apr 8, 2012
Duncan Ormrod replied to Matthew Joseph Botana's discussion Leaf mould required.
"I do have oak leaf mould if required- £3-99 per bag- approx 35kgs per bag- WD3 5LU"
Apr 8, 2012
John Cooke replied to Matthew Joseph Botana's discussion Topsoil suppliers in Surrey
"Freelands supply excellent quality soil and I use them in and around Surrey. Talk to Pauline, very helpful."
Feb 29, 2012
Robert Cottrell replied to Matthew Joseph Botana's discussion Topsoil suppliers in Surrey
"we use Freeland horticulture its the best soil we have ever used. I think they have or had a depot in guilford. if not then it will come out of eversley. give them a call. they price is areound £20 per cubic meter…"
Feb 28, 2012
Matthew Joseph Botana replied to Matthew Joseph Botana's discussion Topsoil suppliers in Surrey
"Thanks for that phil Ive sent an enquiry.  "
Feb 28, 2012

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Phil Voice replied to Matthew Joseph Botana's discussion Topsoil suppliers in Surrey
"Hi Matthew Surrey Loams (used to be based in Wrecclesham) http://www.surreyloams.com/contact_us.php"
Feb 28, 2012
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Topsoil suppliers in Surrey

Hi all, I am looking for a supplier of a decent grade topsoil for a levelling job in the Guildford area. Does anyone have any "recommended" suppliers that service the area? Im afraid the local network seems to have been infected by the demolition mob who think screened waste constitutes a grade 1 product at grade 1 prices!!!!  Im looking for approx 20tnne and would appreciate any idea on the going rate from any suppliers recommended.Thanks all in advanceSee More
Feb 28, 2012
Matthew Joseph Botana posted a blog post

Green walls vacancy

Hi all,  I know this is not the norm for this forum but thought in these tough times this may help someone, If Anybody knows of a skilled  plantsman in the london area looking for work?  A friend of mine is looking for a Living wall supervisor for his company salary and vehicle.  Let me know and i can pass on the details. See More
Feb 13, 2012
Matthew Joseph Botana replied to Roger Webster's discussion Green Walls
"Hi Roger , Have you had any luck with finding an installer?  If not I can put you in touch with a man who can.  He is responsible for Some of the Uks finest walls in my opinion.  Drop me a message if your still looking.    "
Nov 10, 2011

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Gary RK replied to Matthew Joseph Botana's discussion Leaf mould required.
"Go to John Gunner's in Normandy nr Guildford, they normally have some good organic compost that can be used as a natural mulch. Can be bought by the bag, loose load or tipped."
Oct 14, 2011
Matthew Joseph Botana replied to Matthew Joseph Botana's discussion Leaf mould required.
"Hi claire thanks fo the response.  Agreed the nutritional value of leaf mould is minimal, however the client is looking for a natural mulch for the beds to aid weed supression.  My plan was to feed with spent mushroom, then dress with the…"
Oct 14, 2011
Matthew Joseph Botana replied to John Davies's discussion Overwintering dicksonia antartica
"I have never removed any fronds when wintering the dicksonias we have onsite.  I use a similar method to the above however i stuff the crown with dried leaves so that the new fronds are completely protected, then all we do is lift all the…"
Oct 14, 2011

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Claire Brown replied to Matthew Joseph Botana's discussion Leaf mould required.
"Why do you want leaf mould? - although fantastic if you make it yourself, it has very little nutrient value, and isn't usually available to buy. I would use organic matter to either bulk up the soil / condition it, or fertilise it.   Where…"
Oct 14, 2011
Matthew Joseph Botana posted a discussion

Leaf mould required.

Hi all,I am looking for leaf mould to mulch a clients garden with in Surrey but am struggling to find a supplier. Does anybody know where I can purchase quality mould from??. Any info would be a massive help!.ThanksMattSee More
Oct 14, 2011

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Green walls vacancy

Posted on February 13, 2012 at 15:37 0 Comments

Hi all,  I know this is not the norm for this forum but thought in these tough times this may help someone, If Anybody knows of a skilled  plantsman in the london area looking for work?  A friend of mine is looking for a Living wall supervisor for his company salary and vehicle.  Let me know and i can pass on the details. 

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