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Garden Landscapers in Waterford

  • 28-03-2018 3:53pm
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    Registered Users Posts: 2,834 ✭✭✭ iseegirls


    On the lookout of a garden landscaper in Waterford. Wondering if anyone has used someone previously whom they would suggest for a medium sized backgarden with a large slope?


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  • Closed Accounts Posts: 40,086 ✭✭✭✭ Harry Palmr


    What kind of work needs doing, presumably the slope is important!?


  • Registered Users Posts: 2,834 ✭✭✭ iseegirls


    Our house came with a newish extension that went out into the back garden. The houses at the back of us are at a much higher ground level, and more so now since the extension went into part of our back garden - creating a bigger slope near the extension. The house at the back of us has a large bricked work shed/garage which separates us from them. Due to where it's built, the slope would need to remain, or digged back a small bit at a certain angle so it's supporting the foundations of their big work-shed/garage. Hope that makes sense.
    So looking for ideas on how to combat this and make it safe for kids etc, along with the usual grass, plants and make it look decent.


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 40,086 ✭✭✭✭ Harry Palmr


    So the neighbours garage/shed is the garden "wall" for all practical purposes. Sounds like terracing might be the best bet (having not seen it obviously) with a couple of tiers at the top end of the garden full of plants, shrubs etc and then run the rest of the garden down to the house from there. Or you could have a slope in two parts - more severe at the top which is planted up with (shade?) appropriate plants and then dig away the lower slope .

    The earth for the upper planted part could come from "flattening" out the lower slope.


  • Registered Users Posts: 2,834 ✭✭✭ iseegirls


    So the neighbours garage/shed is the garden "wall" for all practical purposes. Sounds like terracing might be the best bet (having not seen it obviously) with a couple of tiers at the top end of the garden full of plants, shrubs etc and then run the rest of the garden down to the house from there. Or you could have a slope in two parts - more severe at the top which is planted up with (shade?) appropriate plants and then dig away the lower slope .

    The earth for the upper planted part could come from "flattening" out the lower slope.

    Yep my thoughts exactly, about having a 2 tier slope of differing sizes. Would be interested to see how a landscaper would view it - with a good bit of excavating some of the back, plus I'd like to put in decking in a corner area etc.


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