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Grae
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When A Quick Job Isn't So Quick!
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How long will it take to make this look good for photos for an upcoming auction…

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Posted 06 November 2017 - 05:58 PM

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easy

pull out the big one's, scratch it up with a claw on a stick, remove all the little one's, run a rake over it.

half done

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and the client says stop, it doesn't look balanced!

could you move the little one!

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Posted 06 November 2017 - 06:09 PM

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Happy client, grumpy Grae!

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Posted 06 November 2017 - 06:14 PM

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good job - bar the tree fern lol, it should look half dead just when the real estates photographer shows up


Posted 06 November 2017 - 07:30 PM

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take photos now lol


Posted 06 November 2017 - 07:30 PM

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The fern will cark it soon as CG suggests.
Posted 06 November 2017 - 07:43 PM

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I explained to him it was not the best time of year to be moving it…

 

Normally I would cut the old base off, cut off all the mature fronds and just leave the unfurled ones and get the client to water it from the top centre occasionally and the hole everyday. I took it out with a wide hole and I dug the new hole with the Tanaka post hole digger and it was a neat fit so it is in tight undisturbed soil.

It is shaded from the west, I'll bet it has better than half a chance of making it, but we will never know…


Posted 06 November 2017 - 09:42 PM

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How long did it take Grae?
Posted Yesterday, 06:53 PM

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That was a pre auction clean up.

 

Clear gutters on house, garage and sheds

Rear yard pre clean

Get stuffed around moving a plant

Total front yard perfect

Install garden edging

Plant supplied plants

Spread stock piled river gravel to paths

Total back yard perfect

Quick blow

 

11 hours 49 minutes, over 3 days

 

EDIT: move the fern about 24 minutes


Posted Yesterday, 07:04 PM

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all good, I billed for $200 in extra works.


Posted Yesterday, 07:14 PM

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