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Re: Sonmel
« Reply #750 on: November 01, 2019, 06:44:04 PM »
Hi Keith,

Another 5 and 6 vote from me. Also, regarding the turning effect - Not sure how much it's a field and how much a lawn but, being a landscape gardener for a living, I mow the edge first, then do the up and down stripes and then  mow the edge again so you don't see the turning circle bit. Maybe you could do a band round the edge and even a slightly different colour to say 5 and 6 (halfway between the two for instance) as it's not just the actual cut and roll of the mower as such but also the way the sunlight hits it.

Hope makes sense and helps.

Cheers weave  :beers:

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Re: Sonmel
« Reply #751 on: November 01, 2019, 09:23:08 PM »
I'm at 6s and 7s.

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« Reply #752 on: November 02, 2019, 07:34:45 AM »
Sorry to be a pain in the a** Keith

If I were the farmer mowing this field, I would mow it length ways (i.e. left to right) unless the slope was too steep.

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Re: Sonmel
« Reply #753 on: November 02, 2019, 02:40:54 PM »
 :hellosign::greatpicturessign:
Thanks for your recent updates, the band's of 5 & 6 look good to me
     regards Derek.


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Re: Sonmel
« Reply #754 on: November 02, 2019, 02:44:15 PM »
Sorry to be a pain in the a** Keith

If I were the farmer mowing this field, I would mow it length ways (i.e. left to right) unless the slope was too steep.

Webbo
I see where you are coming from Webbo but sometimes, especially in N, it is better to go with what looks better. I think the vertical stripes would be better visually. Just my thoughts.
And Keith, after having another look, would the stripes be better just a tiny bit closer together?
Iíll get round to fixing it drekkly me Ďansome.

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Re: Sonmel
« Reply #755 on: November 17, 2019, 09:50:29 AM »
The grass is always greener?

After more than one further attempt I'm relatively happy with this end result (although the field is several feet higher than originally planned  :D):



The local sheep seem to be happy:




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« Reply #756 on: November 17, 2019, 11:18:33 AM »
I think that looks better Keith.
And I like the hedging on the perimeter which looks good in various shades of green.
Martin
Iíll get round to fixing it drekkly me Ďansome.

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« Reply #757 on: November 17, 2019, 08:57:02 PM »
I think that looks better Keith.
And I like the hedging on the perimeter which looks good in various shades of green.
Martin

Seconded; very nice, Keith.

Best wishes.

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« Reply #758 on: November 19, 2019, 01:17:14 AM »
I think that looks better Keith.
And I like the hedging on the perimeter which looks good in various shades of green.
Martin

:hellosign:  :greatpicturessign:
  Yes I'll third that excellent modelling
 Keith.  :thumbsup:
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Re: Sonmel
« Reply #759 on: March 06, 2020, 04:00:43 PM »
Keep those sheep off the line!

Hadn't realised that it's been so long since my last post! I have been making slow progress over the winter months.

The local fencing contractors have been brought in to ensure that there are no casualties in the local ovine population.





I will update on other progress over the coming days.


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« Reply #760 on: March 06, 2020, 04:02:49 PM »
Good to see an update Keith.
The layout is looking good.
Hopefully more updates to follow soon.
Martin
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« Reply #761 on: March 06, 2020, 09:55:05 PM »
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     Nice fencing Keith, looking forward to more   :thumbsup:
         regards Derek.
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« Reply #762 on: March 07, 2020, 09:16:37 AM »
Many thanks for the update and photographs, Keith.  It's always such a pleasure to read about Sonmel.

Best wishes.

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Re: Sonmel
« Reply #763 on: March 07, 2020, 11:36:17 AM »
Anyone for bridge?

Thank you for the likes and comments chaps.

I couldn't resist another photo of the double bridges. Taken at a quiet moment on the island.




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Re: Sonmel
« Reply #764 on: March 07, 2020, 12:15:26 PM »
Very nice work, Keith. The rock faces look very good, too.

 

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