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Handy Man: Sean O'Neill

Programme 8

Trellis
Erection of posts and trellis to hide unsightly things in garden, ie oil tank, bins etc.

Get pressure treated posts (6 feet long approx), the number of posts is determined by the amount of trellis required Dig a hole for the first post, about 18 to 24 inches deep Stick the post in, give it a few taps with a sledge hammer to steady it Fill a third of the hole with water and add ‘easy post’ until all the water is covered, sprinkle a small bit of water on top to dampen the ‘easy post’ (Easy post is a just add water concrete one can buy at any builders providers) The ‘easy post’ will set in about 10 mins Get your trellis and put it up to find your next post position, dig another hole and repeat the process for all your posts When all posts are set you can put up your trellis Nail the trellis to the posts and cut off the excess post tops to tidy it up Now you have your trellis ready, plant your climbing plants


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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