Oddjob's gardening services - Slide Show
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HERE ARE A FEW PICTURES OF PROJECTS THE COMPANY HAVE TAKEN ON AND COMPLETED TAKE A LOOK YOU MAY BE IMPRESSED.......
Barry
Barry
This property was being managed by Peter Alan Lettings and i was asked to visit and provide a free estimate, upon arrival we were greeted by the tenant and she warned us we were in for a suprise
Barry
Barry
she opened the back door and we were faced with this hidious sight
Barry
Barry
the whole garden was about 4ft high with grass and the dreaded horse tail weed. horse tail shares the same reputation as japanese knotweed as it also is a nightmare to get rid of. we knew we were in for a hard graft.
Barry
Barry
after two hard days our effort was rewarded with a cleared area which we were prepping ready to lay turf
Barry
Barry
we were laying a top quality turf from herefordshire and good quality topsoil locally sourced in caerphilly.
Barry
Barry
the end product truly was something to be proud of we had done it.
Barry
Barry
and now each day when the family would return from school and work going out the garden was no longer a dreaded time and they had all summer to enjoy it
Caegarw
Mountain ash
Caegarw
Mountain ash
in caegarw i was asked by a close friend to turn his "building site garden" into a usable outdoor space for the family being a friend i said no problem.
Caegarw
Mountain ash
Caegarw
Mountain ash
ther was 50sq meters of natural stone slabbing to be done
Caegarw
Mountain ash
Caegarw
Mountain ash
the garden was an "L shape" and we had to come off the french doors without using a step down
Caegarw
Mountain ash
Caegarw
Mountain ash
there was also a small side entrance that needed completing
Caegarw
Mountain ash
Caegarw
Mountain ash
after a couple of days the slabs were down
Caegarw
Mountain ash
Caegarw
Mountain ash
that old stone and mortar wall was hidden with some new feathedge fencing which set off the natural stone
Caegarw
Mountain ash
Caegarw
Mountain ash
the intergration with the french doors was complete and was a smart touch to a superb job
Caegarw
Mountain ash
Caegarw
Mountain ash
with the side entrance now slabbed the back garden was finally complete at last.....
Newtown Mountain ash
Newtown Mountain ash
in newtown the residents at this home were experiencing damp due to blown render on the gable end. we hacked off the bad render and gave the gable end a waterproof scratch coat
Newtown Mountain ash
Newtown Mountain ash
when the scratch coat had dried it was ready for the finish coat of pebble dash
Newtown Mountain ash
Newtown Mountain ash
due to the weather we protected the walls with plastik sheeting incase we had any down pours
Newtown Mountain ash
Newtown Mountain ash
applying the top coat was going well and at this rate we would be finished soon
Newtown Mountain ash
Newtown Mountain ash
after a few hours of grafting we had completed the dashimg and all that was left to do was to drop the scaffolding
Newtown Mountain ash
Newtown Mountain ash
and as well as looking good its completely water tight once again
Pontardullais
Pontardullais
Pontardullais was a typical garden overhaul. we had to install a wrap-around patio around 60sq meters over a large grassed area and provide a pathway to the bottom of the garden for access to the shed . with a circle patio feature mid-way to support the bird bath
Pontardullais
Pontardullais
all the grass needed to be removed and the ground prepared for the installation of the huge patio
Pontardullais
Pontardullais
the pathway will divide the rest of the lawn area in half and provide all weather access to the garden shed some way away
Pontardullais
Pontardullais
this huge lawn was soon to become a manageable gaden of many uses
Pontardullais
Pontardullais
the fitting of the wrap around patio took some time with hundreds of slabs to be expertly laid
Pontardullais
Pontardullais
the finish product was smart stylish and modern
Pontardullais
Pontardullais
this was now a large space which would catch the sun all afternoon
Pontardullais
Pontardullais
and truly made into a space all the family can enjoy
Pontardullais
Pontardullais
the steps were fitted for access from the existing patio down onto the new large patio area
Pontardullais
Pontardullais
the gravel pathway leading from the new patio area down to the garden shed served a dual purpose
Pontardullais
Pontardullais
this large lawn now divided into two smaller manageable pieces
Pontardullais
Pontardullais
and the circle patio feature was soon to home the bird bath
Rhiwbina Cardiff
Rhiwbina Cardiff
Rhiwbina was a challenging project at the early stages of the founding of the company. there was a large back garden that i was asked to turn into a child friendly area but also a place where friends and family could be entertained.
Rhiwbina
Rhiwbina
the dying lawn was an awful sight and you can see the remains of the concrete path removed prior to our arrival. in the overgrown shrubs needed some desperate attention
Rhiwbina
Rhiwbina
the children made do with what they had but thier farter had a few changes in mind....
Rhiwbina
Rhiwbina
this unstable old brick wall would rock in the wind and posed a real safety threat for the family
Rhiwbina
Rhiwbina
we installed a medium sized natural stone patio area onto the back of the house where the family entered the garden.
Rhiwbina
Rhiwbina
and put in a pathway leading to the side entrance
Rhiwbina
Rhiwbina
the tired neglected shrubs got a re-vamp and looked much smarter in this new stylish garden
Rhiwbina
Rhiwbina
the brand new lawn installed gave the garden some soft play area for the children and adults to enjoy
Rhiwbina
Rhiwbina
and a raised decking area was fitted and provided an area where the family could entertain friends and family throughout the year
Rhiwbina
Rhiwbina
with that unsafe brick wall now gone there was three fence panels fitted giving the family peace of mind whenever they were using their brand new outdoor living space created by the oddjobs gang