This Is Just What I Need, Not!

Discussion in 'Chit Chat & Introductions' started by Tuffers, Jun 19, 2015.

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  1. Tuffers

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    The Mrs has gone and got herself an allotment. The secretary has allowed her to have it free for the first year as it's a bit overgrown :eek::confused:

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    Muggins here has been drafted in to help. What do I need to get it with just earth daveyboy1 and mrtaytay? I'm guessing a strimmer to start with. Any recommendations what tools to get chaps? Bear in mind that I hate gardening and want this over ASAP.
     
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  2. Smurf

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    Best pay someone to sort it out for you whilts you erect yer man shed to hide in :D
     
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  3. Disaster! Plant some newts and have a preservation order declared.......
     
  4. Alien Human

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    Get a goat.......I really really want a goat :)
     
  5. MrBump

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    You want it done quickly? Well it's gotta be a stick of dynamite then :D I'd pull it all out, if the soils knitted with roots or compacted, then you'll want to turn the soil over and loosen it up before planting anything. And beer, lots of beer ;)
     
  6. Tuffers

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    Not many sensible answers thus far :rolleyes:
     
  7. cheapncheerful

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    #7 cheapncheerful, Jun 19, 2015
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    lovely...dig dig and dig again...

    and fling the lot..

    I had a funny old custy yesterday...

    he phoned and said...can you clean the windows as Im having some building work done....

    seems funny to me to get em clean before but anyway..hes always in ..nice bloke ..he got me into werther's toffees..

    car on the drive no sign of him so hey ho off I go with banana for the first time as he wasnt there....

    left my note and when I came back he told me a tale...

    apparently....SOME CHEEKY SOD of a window cleaner...cheshire windowcleaners or something like that, as I know your a member..I didnt catch fully what he said. had just turned up and cleaned them...

    They were done by a trad guy with a big volvo piled high with ladders but I guess he has sold it on..

    He said they had a big posh blue van and told him he had to sign up to direct debit...but...I have done them for years...

    he is getting on but apparently ...he followed the van in his car to their next stop at an estate not far away and told them he didnt want their service..

    and he told me they made a mess and didnt clean the sills like I do...

    funny thing is these are really old jobs for me and as such may have been left behind on the price front and it was charged at £8.50p....management team has told me to abolish the 50p but it is hard when its been that for ages...and he is such a sweet old man.

    anyway...because I was using banana I decided to do the one above the conny and as such...saw a chance..and put my note in at £9.

    which guess what.....was the exact same price the poacher window cleaners were charging...told you competition was tight around here..

    probs...them same window cleaners are on here and reading this...

    yeh not so bothered..I USED to clean em all but I always hated that area....

    but I am still going to keep around in there just to see what happens in the future..

    I still do a few as they pay online but ...your officially cheeky buggers..

    I lost most for some reason I know not one by one ....but it could just be they dont like the cheapie way of working..

    as in coming when he pleases and generally trying to dodge em....

    ya can bet your life they wont do pussycat in the corner...even cheapie wont venture there...through the chickens and many gates to be watched by her and 12 cats...

    but....back to the tuffers post...so I said to him as I collected my money I believe your having some building work done..

    so he said oh yes and dragged me through the house and pointed to the soil by the wall....

    he was having a gardener do what tuffers has to do...and a very good job he had done but...not so sure how it effects me cleaning the windows but...money in my pocket who cares..on to the next one..:D

    if you must know...I ended up doing that much digging last year....and the bloomin customer had come back when she was supposed to be out and made me dig for...a solid four hours...think it was only a tenner an hour as well...

    I just chopped off most of the green and binned it and then deep dug and flipped it over job done...

    I didnt get back ache at all....:whistle:

    er...and I havent contacted her since..

    GOOD LUCK and keep us informed:rofl:
     
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  8. Alien Human

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    AstroTurf?
     
  9. boarcity

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    cover it over with tarps thatll kill it all
     
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