Hi to all and a Happy Easter too!Hope the Scottish members are coping with yet more snow.We've been asked to recommend hedging for a client. They are keen to reduce traffic noise from the road…Continue
Hello!Has anyone come across this system (soil filled sandbags laid in stiff plastic netting) used in a domestic setting to act as support for a new terrace? A local builder has advised a potential…Continue
Very Similar to Rich’s suggestion.
40% tufted hairgrass
45% Perennial ryegrass
15% Slender creeping red fescue
Sow at warmer soil temperatures (minimum 12°C) and allow minimum three months for establishment
"Again, there's no particular order to this list as our favourite tools are dependant on the job we're working on but the following spring to mind:
Felcos (5 & 7) - fab!
Daisy our Mercedes Sprinter van
Dizzy the cement mixer
"Has anyone used thickets of bamboo to drown out traffic noise? A dense thicket of the taller varieties can produce a significant sound from their movement, sometimes enough to reduce the impact of traffic noise."
"I would 2nd what Richard says: No hadge will significantly reduce traffic noise.
What you need is density (or a vacuum!). A good example would be a earthen berm. Like an inverted ditch to absorb the (mainly low frequency) sound from the…"
"We spent an afternoon at a local primary school a couple of weeks ago helping the kids to plant some peas. They really enjoyed it and are now taking it in turns to act as 'pea monitors' watering etc. The school didn't have any space…"
"We're having a break from doing other people's gardens and cracking on with our own - sowed some more veggies & sorted out the potting shed this afternoon and edging our new pond tomorrow before building a small waterfall/stream - not…"