Although autumn is one of my favorite times of the year, it is also a very busy time with lots of tasks to complete. One of my favorite goals to complete in the fall is the Planting of Bulbs. In early to mid summer the surge of catalogues arrive and of course my intent is to order early to get the selection and more often than not I wait until September and even October to place my orders.
This year I was very excited about planting a new area with all Blue Bulbs. I love blue and…Continue
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M.I.B. Services is based in Dalkeith
Midlothian EH22 4NZ
We provide garden, landscape and grounds maintenance services throughout Edinburgh, Midlothian,…Continue
Added by Brian www.mibservices.co.uk on November 13, 2011 at 20:34 — No Comments
Resin driveways direct is a new site aimed at individuals and contractors wanting to purchase resin bonded or resin bound DIY kits for self installation.
Resin bonded aggregates are typically installed as a anti slip system on pathways,balconies,forcourts patios and ramps.
Resin bound gravel is typically installed as a decoraive surface for driveways or high trafficed areas. other ap…Continue
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Although the economic forecast is all doom and gloom, figures from HSBC and Santander reveal that spending on outdoor projects in 2010 were £5.2 billion - double that of 2009.
What has been your take on 2011?
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One of the funnier stories to come out of the fiasco that is the Greek economy has emerged in the Athens News. Apparently a couple of years ago there were more Porsche Cayennes in the country than people declaring tax on earnings of more than 50,000 Euros. The diligent and talented citizens of the…
Added by Nick Mann on November 10, 2011 at 20:17 — No Comments
***WARNING - PLEASE DO NOT READ IF YOU FIND MACHINE TALK BORING!***
I would like to service all of my equipment this winter and have been planning it for a short while now. But what problems might I come across?
I did a basic van service last week - oil/air/fuel filters and engine oil change. Things seemed fine until I realised I needed a one-way pump to rebleed the fuel lines! A bit of mad dashing around, a visit to my local friendly garage (Elders of…Continue
We carried out a substantial new build front garden in early 2004 in Whetstone North West London for a semi-retired couple on behalf of a fantastic designer Paul Collins who is sadly no longer with us and the results of his excellent design and the landscaping installation completed by Arbour Design & Build stands out to this date.
We removed around 100 tons of earth, concrete and debris over the 2 month build, rebuilt the drains, installed oak and brick retaining walls and laid…Continue
Busy, busy, busy we are all very busy, but how can you get the best from the Landscape Juice Network?
Well get yourself an egg timer, or just check the clock on the wall, and spend 20 minutes on Monday, Wednesday and Friday on the network to help others, and ultimately yourself.
Here's what can you do in those 20 minutes:
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Lamberhurst Engineering is actively looking for new dealers for their range of groundscare, arboricultral and landscape products.
The company are the exclusive UK distributors of the Ferrari range of tractors, Seppi forestry mulchers and Caroni mowers and as a result are looking to expand and develop their…Continue
Added by Chris Bassett on November 9, 2011 at 13:34 — No Comments
National Trust properties in south Somerset have trimmed energy costs, time and noise as well as hedges this year. The four properties in this area of Trust administration switched to battery power in 2011 for the significant hedge cutting and topiary work that has to be undertaken annually and the results are significant. It is the Trust’s Greener Garden Fund for more ecologically sound outdoor upkeep of its properties that aided the purchase of Pellenc Helion lithium-ion battery-powered…Continue
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I attended the creating landscapes show at Capel Manor College Enfield on the 24th - 25th October 2011 along with a good friend George, we travelled down on the Monday afternoon and stayed at the Marriett hotel in Waltham Abbey and had our evening meal with Phil,…Continue
After seeing Palmstead Nurseries at Creating Landscapes Show and being impressed with what they had to offer Arbour Design & Build have just placed a large order with Nick and his team, we look forward to receiving over 1400 plants at one of our sites very soon.
Hello.Only this year have I been working as a self-employed Gardener. This has been on my own with a Van & a reasonable range of equipment & I have been concentrating solely on soft landscaping involving grass cutting,weeding,ground clearance,pruning etc.I wish to go on concentrating solely on soft landscaping.I obtained in 2009/2010 an HNC in Horticulture from a College in Scotland.
I would greatly welcome as much in the way of advice & comments please on the aspect of…Continue
Hi Folks after a few years we have had a re design of our memorial bench web site www.benchmemorials.co.uk
We will be adding new images of our green oak memorial furniture in the near future including some more images of hand carved letters and plaques for memorial seating.
please have a look at all the pages,and if we can be of any help just give us a shout.
A common misconception with artificial sports pitches is that they are ‘all-weather’, so much so that they are often referred to as just the ‘All Weather Pitch’.
If maintained correctly, an artificial pitch should be playable in most weathers, but it is a mistake to assume that such…Continue
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I’m a lot more interested in plants than I am in lawns, and our lawns have been gradually diminishing since we moved in 4 years ago. However, neither my husband nor I are particularly keen on digging, and we’ve run out of places to stack stripped turf, so when I decided that another chunk of lawn should make way for plants, I ordered in 2 cubic metres of mushroom compost and spread it straight on the grass, using some big sheets of cardboard that some furniture had been delivered in, to…Continue
I am definitely a 'late starter' when it came to gardening unlike a lot of people on here. As a small child, I always liked making mud pies (nothing changes there!) and always loved daffodils and a rockery that we had at the bottom of our garden. I remember climbing all over the stones and getting shouted at when I crushed mom's aubretia or london pride (as she called it).
Anyway, as I got older and entered my teens the garden pretty much disappeared from my life and I became a proper…Continue
One of the talks at the Creating Landscapes show was by James Hewetson-Brown, of Wild Flower Turf, who argued that it was better to use turf instead of seed to create a meadow.
Such a belief shouldn't come as any surprise considering the…Continue