1. My mother-in-laws garden in Poole is waterlogged at the bottom of a long stepped garden due to an underground spring. I am contemplating trying to resolve this by putting in a French trench I believe it's called. The spring doesn't appear to affect the house above it and I have contacted the local water board and Environment Agency but they couldn't help overcome the problem. The ground is completely waterlogged and has been ever since she moved into the house over 7 years ago or more. I was also thinking of putting in a pond to 'absorb'/reduce the flow (?) by surrounding it with the French trench. 2. There are holly and other trees that are now excessively tall and blocking light and I am considering buying a pole saw (electric) from ScrewFix which will hopefully make the job easier for me. Any advice would be gratefully received.
- 22 May, 2012