Do u even garden m9*

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Do u have and maintain a garden

Artificial Lawn
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Do u even garden m9*

Post by Dan Badbro_ » Wed Aug 02, 2017 4:27 pm

My brother has just installed artificial turf in his back garden. It seems ok.
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Post by Watoo » Wed Aug 02, 2017 4:40 pm

Artificial Hawn.

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Re: Do u even garden m9*

Post by Doomo » Wed Aug 02, 2017 4:55 pm

might be ok for now but the weeds still find a way...
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Post by LTJ_Nukem » Wed Aug 02, 2017 4:58 pm

I sit in it sometimes, but a man comes once a month to do all the actual gardening.

You can get some decent artificial turfs these days but the installer needs to know what they're doing. Very easy to cock it up and end up with gaps where weeds can pop through.
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Post by Dan Badbro_ » Wed Aug 02, 2017 4:59 pm

It was waist high weeds before. Neighbours still is. Jim laid it himself. It will last 2 years tops
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Post by LTJ_Nukem » Wed Aug 02, 2017 5:25 pm

He'll know within a week if it'll go the distance
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Post by TT_ » Wed Aug 02, 2017 8:08 pm

I buried my cat in it the other day
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Post by Dan Badbro_ » Wed Aug 02, 2017 10:32 pm

It been in for about 3 weeks
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Post by Doomo » Thu Aug 03, 2017 10:33 am

My neighbour is too old to do his garden so I mow his front lawn and try to do some of his back garden for him. It's still a mess but it is at least not a total jungle. Fucking brambles, nettles and bindweed pop up everywhere. I filled his green bin with nothing but brambles the other day. Fucking things. easiest thing to do would be to nuke the lot and start again
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Re: Do u even garden m9*

Post by Watoo » Thu Aug 03, 2017 10:48 am

It's the only way to be sure.
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Post by Dan Badbro_ » Thu Aug 03, 2017 1:20 pm

Doomo wrote:My neighbour is too old to do his garden so I mow his front lawn and try to do some of his back garden for him. It's still a mess but it is at least not a total jungle. Fucking brambles, nettles and bindweed pop up everywhere. I filled his green bin with nothing but brambles the other day. Fucking things. easiest thing to do would be to nuke the lot and start again
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Post by Doomo » Thu Aug 03, 2017 1:23 pm

I know. Get me doing proper neighbourly grown up stuff.
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Post by Dan Badbro_ » Thu Aug 03, 2017 1:24 pm

Be nice to your neighbours and ppl that serve food.
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Post by Doomo » Thu Aug 03, 2017 1:51 pm

and watch out for people who arent nice to people who serve food.
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Post by Dan Badbro_ » Wed Aug 09, 2017 4:52 pm

Weeds are coming through
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Re: Do u even garden m9*

Post by LTJ_Nukem » Wed Aug 09, 2017 4:58 pm

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Post by Doomo » Thu Aug 10, 2017 9:40 am

Doomo wrote:might be ok for now but the weeds still find a way...
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Re: Do u even garden m9*

Post by Doomo » Thu Aug 10, 2017 9:47 am

Did the instructions talk about fitting a weed control barrier underneath the fake grass? Might be worth pulling it up and doing it again if they have come through that quickly. Screwfix do the stuff for about 40 quid for 1m * 100m role which is probably as cheap as it can be brought. You can buy larger widths too, and even large rectangles of the shit (generally more expensive). Ideally it should be done with as few overlaps as possible.
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Post by Dan Badbro_ » Thu Aug 10, 2017 10:29 am

There is a weed barrier. They did it properly
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Re: Do u even garden m9*

Post by Doomo » Thu Aug 10, 2017 11:22 am

Clearly not if they are coming through already. freshly shat seeds in bird poo wouldnt take hold if there was nothing for them to grow in
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