Waterlogged Plants

Following on from last weeks blog on waterlogged garden solutions, this week we are focussing on the issues specifically with plants in waterlogged areas of the garden. Plants can become waterlogged in beds and pots. Waterlogging is an excess of water around roots caused by badly draining soil. This can be very damaging for plants […]

Waterlogging

Do you have issues with waterlogging? In a period of heavy rainfall does any area of your garden become saturated with water. Are plants and grass areas surrounded by a pool of water that does not disperse into the ground. A dense soil can cause this problem. It can also lead to fungal diseases on […]

Non woven geotextile membrane

Geotextile membrane is a fabric used for engineering purposes including drainage, filtration, separation, reinforcement, soakaways, and land drains. Truly a versatile product that is an important part of many projects. Geotextile membrane can also be referred to as terram – This is a brand name but the same product. Geotextile membrane is a fabric made […]

Percolation Test

Percolation test – surface water drainage You need to do a percolation test if your thinking of having a soakaway drainage system in your garden or replacing a soakaway system. A percolation test must also be done for septic tanks/ sewage treatment. Make sure you do this test in normal conditions and not in summer. […]

A spotlight on EcoGrid – E40

EcoGrid – E40 A global market leader, A revolutionary paving grid that not only is easy to install it can save you even more time and money by reducing the aggregate layers you need for your project. Need a quality paving product with technical and aesthetic applications? EcoGrid E40 is for you! 100% recycled and […]

Soakaway Kits – Spudulica home and garden

Soakaway Kits at Spudulica Do you need a soakaway to store and divert water to prevent localised flooding in your garden or driveway? A soakaway can store water and allow it to seep into the ground slowly, preventing a build up of water and allowing it time to get into the surrounding soil. It can […]

Non Woven Geotextile

Geotextiles There are 2 main types of geotextile fabrics permeable and impermeable. At Spudulica.co.uk we specialise in permeable membranes. This week we are covering Non woven geotextiles. Uses: Separation, Filtration Applications: French Drains, Soakaways, Permeable Protection layers, Patios. Both types can be also used together to cover problematic areas with multiple issues. Non-woven geotextile membrane […]

Soakaway

Domestic – Soakaway   A soakaway in your garden will remove excess water and allow this excess surface water to filter into the ground. A soakaway can be as simple as a dug and filled with stone to give the water and area to soak into the ground. First you need to establish if your […]

Woven or Non-Woven geotextile membrane?

Geo-textile membrane fabrics are specialist fabrics used for ground engineering. There are 2 main types that prove the most popular. A Black woven fabric comprised of black plastic threads woven together to create a strong fabric. A white non-woven fabric that is comprised of heat bonded synthetic fibres also creating a strong fabric. Both are […]

Reinforcement Grid – Questions answered

REINFORCEMENT GRID: An amazingly versatile product, BUT what is it? Where can it be used? Is it easy to install? Questions that we always get asked; so, a quick blog to cover these questions!   What is reinforcement grid? Reinforcement grids are a recycled plastic paving product that increases stability in soil while providing a […]