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I'm considering adding knotweed control to my business, we already do pesticide work, as my main customer has knotweed on several sites. I have looked at the work and carried out research into this. My problem is pricing the work. Its the old story,…

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5 Replies · Reply by Russell Cobley May 16

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Gary RK posted a discussion
I saw this tweeted earlier and thought it could be a useful resource: "Using garden chemicals and not sure what to do with the empty container? Visit garden chemical disposal website here:" I haven't been through…
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Ashley Chappell and Carl Neale joined Landscape Juice Network
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Lady requires qualified knapsack person for some jobs. Postcode is GU52 - which is Church Crookham - I believe.Get in touch and I will forward your details to the
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Dan Frazer Gardening replied to Jonathan Parker's discussion Hard Pruning a Mahonia
"As per the other comments, I regularly cut mahonia down to below half height and it does great every time. I do try and make sure there's signs of life below the cut, even just a swelling on the stem."
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Sarah Boland and Bobby joined Landscape Juice Network
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Russell Cobley replied to John Marsh's discussion Hourly Rate v's Priced Work
"Hi John,

You should consider pro membership here as there are many deep level posts on you topic. In the "BOG" pro members are more open on disclosing more sensitive info such as pricing, rather than in an a public forum. Personally I think the £40…"
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Chris posted a discussion
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Tony @SM replied to Jonny Armour's discussion Choice of Mower... ??
"Hi Paul, have to say.....I love my Honda hrg536vk! Agree with your points re grassbox sometimes falls off and rubber strip gets stuck when reversing but as a roughcut mower I find it excellent. The engine starts every time and I much prefer the Hond…"
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Andrew Betteridge replied to Daniel Gillings @ DC inc's discussion Mobile plant watering
"I spoke to a local council guy last week, he and his mate were out with a diesel pressure washer mounted on a bowser and needed to refill with water.

They had a licence hydrant standpipe, but actually finding a hydrant that didn't have a car parked…"
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Daniel Gillings @ DC inc replied to Daniel Gillings @ DC inc's discussion Mobile plant watering
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Gary RK replied to Daniel Gillings @ DC inc's discussion Mobile plant watering
"I just looked up our 2ST pump online and it's rated at 8m3/hr full pelt, although we only use it "stop and start" as needed and occasionally just via gravity from the bottom tap.
So, that rating suggests under 10min to empty........ !?!"
23 hours ago
Daniel Gillings @ DC inc replied to Daniel Gillings @ DC inc's discussion Mobile plant watering
"Thanks Gary - yes I saw the issues with a non-baffled tank, but as you say the cost is 4-5 times more. It should be a case of a full load to the site, then fully emptying at the site. I don't think there will be anytime when I will be using it parti…"
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