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Phil Voice replied to Paul McNulty's discussion Chafer grubs and badgers....
"Is it possible for to pass the job on to a sub-contractor and take a comission?"
13 minutes ago
Colin Hunt replied to Sam Lever's discussion Business expansion
""..................(they) talk utter nonsense......" made me laugh Neil!"
1 hour ago
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Paul McNulty replied to Paul McNulty's discussion Carex in lawns
"Couldn't get better!This is a lawn with underground streams, a failed soakaway, and despite drains being put in is wet and spongy in the driest times. The only good sign is it's heavy clay, and very fertile.
I'm learning a lot, which is a good thing."
8 hours ago
David Cox replied to Paul McNulty's discussion Carex in lawns
"carex is pretty tough, but its adapted to crappy, damp, not very fertile (in N) conditions by water courses and wetter areas....which means removing those conditions make it easier to outcompete for the normal lawn grasses - so improve drainage and…"
8 hours ago
Neil Copeland replied to Sam Lever's discussion Business expansion
"Hi Sam, 
I too am 10 years in and struggled for work for too long but at 6 years things started to improve and at 8 years I became more 'established'. Marketing wise, apart from the usual of, look and act professional, do a good job etc, my marketin…"
8 hours ago
Paul McNulty replied to Paul McNulty's discussion Carex in lawns
"Thanks, David. My instinct would have been that the carex was tougher, so would relish being fed and get even worse. I'm feeding and over-seeding the lawn anyway, so that's reassuring."
9 hours ago
Paul McNulty replied to Paul McNulty's discussion Carex in lawns
"I'm a huge fan of applying neat glyph with a paintbrush. This is 600 metres square, and I'm 48 and arthritic! Lol...I'm fast thinking this is going to be a complete new lawn..Just thought it was worth asking in case Louise or Ollie come back with "t…"
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Business expansion

Hi there I have been trading now as a general Landscaper for around 10 years.  I have struggled to get enough work in the past, although it has been a bit better over the last couple of years.  I therefore have two questions: Firstly, how does…

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8 Replies · Reply by Colin Hunt 1 hour ago

Carex in lawns

This was asked a while ago but there was never a definitive answer and a client wants me to eradicate carex from their lawn. Do Progreen or Agri-chem have any suggestions? My feeling is that mowing will only cause them to grow lower, and still…

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6 Replies · Reply by Paul McNulty 8 hours ago

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