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Pells Park Stumps

 
 
On 22 Feb 2008 at 10:43pm Smiler wrote:
I was i Pells Park yeterday and all the trees are surrounded by 4 or 5 stumps driven into the ground.
Whats that all about then?
 
 
On 22 Feb 2008 at 11:55pm Spinster Of This Parish wrote:
Probably expensive and trendy flood defences!
 
 
On 23 Feb 2008 at 9:07am lauren wrote:
or for stopping the dogs peeing up the trees.
 
 
On 23 Feb 2008 at 10:19am cbs member wrote:
Ramraid prevention!
 
 
On 25 Feb 2008 at 10:14am simon wrote:
its part of a new art work, the will be blue glass bells on top the bells are being made right now, you sould all go to see it as its costing 30 k. and it will only be there for a month its to do with the floods in 2000
 
 
On 25 Feb 2008 at 10:41am Call me a cynic wrote:
Glass bells on the route home from the pubs to Malling - lasting a month ? I'll give them a week tops. What a waste of 30K
 
 
On 25 Feb 2008 at 6:19pm Smiler wrote:
Ask a sensible question...
Thanks to all of you for your enlightening and informative answers
Does anyone know the real answer? Any lanscape gardeners out there?
 
 
On 25 Feb 2008 at 7:36pm FA wrote:
Probably just to stop the delicate trunks being kicked to death by footballs etc as they're often used as goalposts. Haven't actually seen them so i'll look next time i walk past.
 
 
On 26 Feb 2008 at 1:15pm Merlin Milner wrote:
They are tree protection stakes. To stop mowers and strimmers damaging the trees. Normal in municiple parks, gardens etc.
 
 
On 26 Feb 2008 at 3:32pm Call me a Cynic wrote:
Top Tip to council lawn mower operatives. I often used to encounter problems when I didnt notice the tree in the middle of my lawn when I was mowing or strimming, and even considered getting some stumps put around it myself. Then I tried opening my eyes and steering around it. I have since found this to be a simple yet effective solution to the problem, which incidentally also works with flower beds and sheds.
 
 
On 27 Feb 2008 at 4:13pm Merlin Milner wrote:
Tractor mowers etc are a bit harder to be accurate and if there are exposed roots / base of trunk hidden by grass; then it is best not to slice bits off. Not that stupid as it sounds and protecting nice trees is a good idea.
 
 
On 27 Feb 2008 at 4:40pm Stumpy wrote:
Maybe they should place some stumps around notable vegetarians!!!
 
 
On 28 Feb 2008 at 9:10pm willitwork wrote:
curved cricket maybe....
 
 
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