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Gary replied to Geoffrey King's discussion Never talk to real grafting gardeners, do they?
"Agree. I a firm beliver in self fulfiling prophecies : Positive messages will help to entice prospective students, educate clients that we 'add value', help lift the low wages that seem to be expected.
I won't accept a statement that our work is uns…"
7 minutes ago
Kieran Ray replied to David Grimes's discussion Plant Ident
"It looks like it could be a lotus. But I'm not 100% on that."
37 minutes ago
Geoff Norfolk replied to Geoffrey King's discussion Never talk to real grafting gardeners, do they?
"Agree there, we do need to "talk" the industry up but can be very difficult when you look at the facts.......there's no doubt at all that there is a lot of skill and knowledge required to maintain a garden/site to "correct" horticultural standards a…"
39 minutes ago
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How do you persuade school leavers that horticulture is a career worth getting out of bed for? That’s the challeng…
56 minutes ago
Geoffrey King replied to Geoffrey King's discussion Never talk to real grafting gardeners, do they?
"In the article, there is reference to, not be able to find knowledgeable gardeners. But what incentive is their to learn?
Learning horticulture takes time, ability and committment, where is the the recompense for this?
Practical how to grow, what's…"
58 minutes ago
Paul McNulty posted a discussion
Just a follow up on the recent threads about van insurance, maybe this is of use to someone!My renewal from Commercial Vehical Direct came through. £437 with Ageus. Doing a quick "compare" search I came up with lots of cheaper options.Calling CVD, T…
2 hours ago
Geoff Norfolk replied to Geoffrey King's discussion Never talk to real grafting gardeners, do they?
"I think there may well be a bit of truth that horticulture attracts those who "failed academically" From my experience, a lot of "practical" or "manual" jobs are very similar. When I think of the bricklayers, plasterers, plumbers, electricians I hav…"
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Just a follow up on the recent threads about van insurance, maybe this is of use to someone! My renewal from Commercial Vehical Direct came through. £437 with Ageus. Doing a quick "compare" search I came up with lots of cheaper options.Calling CVD,…

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