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A funny old game

Its been a hard year starting off with a severe winter, very hot spring, a very wet summer and a reasonable autumn. Lets hope this winter is kinder to us. tree climbing and landscaping is a hard job at the best of times but bad weather makes tree climbing that bit more hazardous and landscaping sometimes impossible.  In between all of this I relocated! Trying to build up a business again in a new location isn't easy and yet, here I am, still surviving. It's a funny old game but don't we just…

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Added by Dave MacIntyre on November 16, 2011 at 21:45 — No Comments

A funny old game

Its been a hard year starting off with a severe winter, very hot spring, a very wet summer and a reasonable autumn. Lets hope this winter is kinder to us. tree climbing and landscaping is a hard job at the best of times but bad weather makes tree climbing that bit more hazardous and landscaping sometimes impossible.  In between all of this I relocated! Trying to build up a business again in a new location isn't easy and yet, here I am, still surviving. It's a funny old game but don't we just…

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Added by Dave MacIntyre on November 16, 2011 at 21:45 — No Comments

New Etesia Website Goes Live!

Etesia UK has just launched a brand-new website, showcasing their vast range of ride-on & pedestrian mowers, brushcutters and the complete range of Pellenc Lithium-ion battery powered equipment.

 

“Following years of being told that our UK…

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Added by Chris Bassett on November 16, 2011 at 16:14 — No Comments


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If the hedgehog becomes extinct who will be to blame?

There have been many comments via blogs and via those peripheral voices of the countryside that the British public are apathetic towards the threats to the UK countryside, its flora and fauna and further the biodiversity of the world. Are they? I don’t believe they are and the monumental flow of money equivalent to a small countries’ GDP into conservation NGOs suggest otherwise. The huge public surge of anger towards the ‘Forest Sell Off’, was quickly manipulated by some NGOs, who ended up…

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Added by Pip Howard on November 16, 2011 at 15:00 — 2 Comments


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Create your vision at Tatton Park 2012

The RHS is calling on garden designers, landscapers, artists and architects to create an exclusive Visionary Garden for RHS Flower Show Tatton Park 2012.

This category offers the chance to break the mould and go beyond commercial garden design by pushing boundaries and using horticulture as a medium of expression, installation and art.

More at:…

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Added by Craig McGinty on November 16, 2011 at 8:37 — No Comments


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Driveway

Just finished a new block paved driveway in Hereford using Marshall's Tegula with Jumper blocks. Looks good and the customer is over the moon.

Added by Graham Parker on November 15, 2011 at 18:27 — 1 Comment

LONDON GARDEN DESIGN

 

London Garden Design is a working collaboration between established garden designer David Beasley (a design and build company) and experienced garden builder Clive Dearden (The Handmade Garden Company) who (with over 50 years combined experience in the industry) have a goal of offering private domestic…

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Added by London Garden Design on November 15, 2011 at 16:00 — No Comments

White Horse Contractors and the Blues ensure its all green at Cobham

The renovation of 30 full size pitches at Chelsea’s 152-acre training facility at Cobham in Surrey has been recently completed by White Horse Contractors with a notable environmental significance.

The pitches used daily by the Premiership club’s first team  - 60,000 square metres in all…

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Added by Chris Bassett on November 15, 2011 at 15:35 — No Comments

A Wave of Blue Bulbs for the Spring Garden

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…

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Added by Cheryl A McLaughlin on November 14, 2011 at 23:00 — No Comments

London Garden Design: A week in the life of a London Based Garden Design and Build Company: Week 43 2011

  • On Saturday Katrina carried out a consultation for a garden design in Lewisham, South London. The clients had sloping garden which they need to find a way to level to make the space more usable for their family. They have already…
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Added by Katrina Kieffer- Wells on November 14, 2011 at 21:00 — No Comments


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Edinburgh Garden, Grounds and Landscape Maintenance Services

M.I.B. Services is based in Dalkeith

Edinburgh 

Midlothian EH22 4NZ

 

for your garden, landscape & grounds maintenance requirements contact us on 0131 663 9890 or email your inquiry to: brianmoore@talk21.com  or visit us at www.mibservices.co.uk

 

 We provide garden, landscape and grounds maintenance services throughout Edinburgh, Midlothian,…

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Added by Brian www.mibservices.co.uk on November 13, 2011 at 20:34 — No Comments

Supply of Resin surfacing D.I.Y kits for small projects.

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…

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Added by Peak surfacing ltd. on November 13, 2011 at 16:30 — No Comments

Outdoor Living Trends - Infographic

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?

 



Outdoor Living Trends


Source: Bridgman





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Added by Bridgman Garden Furniture on November 11, 2011 at 14:54 — No Comments

The Porsche Cayennes of Larissa



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…

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Added by Nick Mann on November 10, 2011 at 20:17 — No Comments


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Self-servicing

***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…

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Added by Dan Frazer Gardening on November 10, 2011 at 16:56 — 4 Comments

New Build Garden 7 years on how are the materials looking

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…

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Added by RICHARD BICKLER on November 10, 2011 at 12:30 — 2 Comments


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Dip your toe into the network for an hour a week and find your feet

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:

  1. Read through the recent forum posts and if you can take part in at least…
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Added by Craig McGinty on November 9, 2011 at 14:30 — No Comments

Lamberhurst Engineering Looking for New Dealers

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…

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Added by Chris Bassett on November 9, 2011 at 13:34 — No Comments

Heritage gardens are now ‘greener’ thanks to battery trimmers

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…

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Added by Chris Bassett on November 9, 2011 at 10:42 — No Comments


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Eco Garden Maintenance Tadcaster boost their eco credentials with further Pellenc battery powered tools

                                                                                                                                                                           

Eco Garden Maintenance are glad to announce that we have ordered…

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Added by Stuart @ Eco Garden Maintenance on November 9, 2011 at 9:00 — 3 Comments

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