I didn't know whether to laugh or cry

Discussion in 'News from around the damp planet' started by annette, Mar 29, 2012.

  1. annette

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    Is the offence of stealing fake lawn called "Round-ing Up" by any chance?
     
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    Groan
     
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    While I'm all for planting trees in roundabouts, and I have, many of them, fake grass on a roundabout is better than grass. Without being presumptuous, have you worked on the road before? I do it everyday and it is just plain scary. No matter how many signs you place, people still speed through where you are working and while from their POV they feel they are giving you a decent berth, watching cars speed within 2m of you at 60-80kph isn't my idea of fun.

    Plus the wages, fuel, machinery, and spray every 2 (to 4 in winter) weeks for 52 weeks is much better avoided by eliminating those costs.

    Personally for me, and I've tried to sell this a thousand times, is heavy chipper mulch applied once a year and a tree with a medium to high spreading canopy (combined with thick groundcover or grasses/small shrubs depending on roundabout) to reduce weed growth. Not only does it look good, the costs are tiny.
     
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    There is never an excuse for the use of Roundup.
     
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