Monthly Archives: August 2011

Locating Solenoids

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This can be very easy or long and complicated. If you don’t know where your solenoids are then you will either need to dig around in the more obvious places (garden beds, start of lawn etc) or you will need to use a solenoid detector. Sometimes this is the only way to find that missing […]

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Sir Walter v Velvet Buffalo

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Today I laid some velvet buffalo turf, the first time in a while I’ve been asked to do so. The client had some Sir Walter already laid so I took a photo and you can see the difference. In the pic above, the velvet is in the foreground while the Sir W is up the […]

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Bargain Prices on Retic and Turf

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    August is the quiet month for people in the retic and turf industry so if you are wanting work done and seeking the best price then this is the time to be getting quotes. Be aware that in just a month or two’s time the rush will be back on and prices will […]

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Turf Prices Rising

I was chatting with another landscaper today who informed me that turf prices are on the rise and quite significantly. Our most regular supplier is increasing prices across the board by $2.00/sqm as from September 1st. Ouch! Orders placed before September 1st will be held at current prices, but from there on we can expect […]

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