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Hi I have an issue with one of my clients lawns - its a fairly large lawn 1000m2 I scarified/aerated/fed the lawns in mid April and overseeded any bare patches. The week following the renovation work it was very unusually dry and hot and I told the…

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13 Replies · Reply by Michael Green on Wednesday

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Graeme Crowder replied to rose chaney's discussion value lawnmower for small gardening business
"I bought a Mountfield S461PD when I started three and a half years ago and it has been totally reliable and still starts first pull hot or cold. Admittedly my business isn't just mowing lawns - I only cut grass perhaps 3 or 4 times a week, but altho…"
16 minutes ago
ken stewart replied to Jim Gibbon's discussion Ants
"Tonic water works I have being using it now for 2 summers"
22 minutes ago
Graham Matthews replied to Graham Matthews's discussion Hayter 41 pro ?
"Hi Scott I bought a couple of worn out Viking mowers to get me started the one thing I like about them is the grass collection but they do seem a bit flimsy but it's not fair for me to give them a "negative" rating as they were well used and abused…"
1 hour ago
Nigel McDonald replied to Tony @SM's discussion Dry spell, grass not growing.
"My point of view is that it is my only source of income. Don't mind missing the odd one    BUT!   should I also not get any winter work then they can find a different gardener for next year.
Is it  funny that the last gardener was not doing a good e…"
2 hours ago
Jonny Armour replied to David Hedges-Gower's discussion Lawn School for 2018
"I would definitely sign up... I have been looking for something like this for a long time!"
3 hours ago
Lawnman replied to David Hedges-Gower's discussion Lawn School for 2018
"Count me in, hope one of your schools runs in North of England."
3 hours ago
Scott H replied to Graham Matthews's discussion Hayter 41 pro ?
"Spoke to the technical people before purchase, they are a bit cagey about the larger ones, said something about the deck design not being finalised yet, and don't expect them this year.
Thinking about going the Viking roller route for larger lawns a…"
5 hours ago
Busy Bee Garden Services Limited replied to Graham Matthews's discussion Ego cordless tools
"Agreed we love this battery kit, our fuel use has dropped from an average of 10L down to 2.8L, now aiming for a zero! The mower is really good and stronger than I thought, will it last a whole season? Best tool was the sthil telescopic long reach he…"
5 hours ago
Graham Matthews replied to Graham Matthews's discussion Ego cordless tools
"No Worries Jonathon you won't regret it !! "
5 hours ago
David replied to rose chaney's discussion value lawnmower for small gardening business
"I started up just over 3 years ago and bought a gardencare LM46sp. I started from scratch with little money so was limited. Admittedly I don't have many lawns to cut but the mower is still going without any problems, good cut and picks up well, a ne…"
6 hours ago
Jonathan Parker replied to Graham Matthews's discussion Ego cordless tools
"Thanks for that Graham, it's extremely helpful to see what you think of them after a fair bit of use. I'm just about to dip my toe into the cordless market and EGO is probably the range i'm going for. Will probably be getting the chainsaw next month…"
6 hours ago
Graham Matthews replied to Graham Matthews's discussion Ego cordless tools
"Hi guy's just an update I've been using these tool's for a good while now...all I can say is that I'm massively impressed !!! put it this way I'll never go back to two stroke !!! I've had zero issues with any of them in the course of my business I u…"
6 hours ago
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