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My wife has been diagnosed and is currently getting treated for  non Hodgkin's lymphoma a form of cancer. It's a life changing illness, we aren't sure exactly the repercussions yet as the flavour of the cancer is unfortunately a rare version in its…

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Andrew Betteridge replied to dan's discussion Lawn damage during heat wave by lawn mower wheels ?
"I'm told that is part of the problem, as it was already wilting before the mower was run over it.

Andy"
7 hours ago
Richard Gadsby replied to dan's discussion Lawn damage during heat wave by lawn mower wheels ?
"Does no one else think it's cut far too short?"
7 hours ago
Andrew Betteridge replied to dan's discussion Lawn damage during heat wave by lawn mower wheels ?
"I have seen it a lot, in fact I have seen it today on several roadside grass verges where vehicles have pulled off the road for one reason or another, as well as on lawns.

Although I have seen it I couldn't tell you the cause, however on the way ar…"
7 hours ago
Shell replied to Shell's discussion I need to buy some ladders
"Yup the bar across in step ladder mode
Ok I'll have another look in the morning and try and figure it out.
Was zero instructions "
7 hours ago
Simon Williams, Richard Wilkins and Jo Head joined Landscape Juice Network
8 hours ago
Richard Gadsby replied to Shell's discussion I need to buy some ladders
"Do you mean the bar across when in stepladder mode?<br/>
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If so it should swing across and slot into the back of one of the rungs. In the hollow bit on the side
Oh and yes use it be daft not too as it really does help with stability"
8 hours ago
Shell replied to Shell's discussion I need to buy some ladders
"I went with the youngman 2m combi ladder. Fits easy in the van and not tall enough for gutters but goes nice and high on extended step ladder.

Would love to have a hedgemaster but can't afford too yet, need a new hedge cutter & strimmer ASAP.

I ha…"
8 hours ago
Richard Gadsby replied to Rob Hartnell's discussion How would you answer this question?
"As long as you price the next one higher!!
What you don't need is recommendations because you did a good job too cheaply!"
8 hours ago
joe sheppard replied to Rob Hartnell's discussion How would you answer this question?
"Good luck Rob, it will be a steep learning curve but make sure you enjoy the process, it's definitely worth it and it all gets easier with experience.

Even if you underpriced a job, always try to do it the best ypu possibly can and hopefully you w…"
9 hours ago
Andrew Watts replied to Richard Humphreys's discussion Job share
"What would the employment contract look like? And the PAYE arrangements? How is the tax code shared? On the face of it, sounds fine, but as I sit here and think about the contractual side, it looks a bit scary to me from both employer and employee p…"
9 hours ago
Lee Edwards left a comment for David Hedges-Gower
"Hello David. Just wondering if you ever got around to releasing the lawn care book? I just finished installing mine and want to keep it in tip top shape."
9 hours ago
Oliver clarkson posted a discussion
A client has box blight starting on a couple of the buxus in the garden, I've been reading up on the rhs site, that spraying with a fungicide( which I have in storage) , but it also said about sterilising cutting equipment with bleach, but I was won…
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