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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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Seth Burgess replied to Daniel Lampard's discussion Toro 21" Commercial Review (22293)
"I'll probably end up with the new Stiga 55"
9 minutes ago
Seth Burgess replied to Adam Woods's discussion Phew - I'm glad I was wearing the right kit
"If you wear a mesh visor you're also supposed to wear eye protection underneath."
39 minutes ago
Seth Burgess replied to Daniel Lampard's discussion Toro 21" Commercial Review (22293)
"Oh, that's disappointing. I am only interested in it for collecting, shame I was interested by its high speed but oh well!"
41 minutes ago
Tony @SM replied to Adam Woods's discussion Phew - I'm glad I was wearing the right kit
"Yes Ben. I'm switching from visor to perspex the next time I visit my supplier. It is amazing how many things find their way through a visor. The other day I was hit in the eye through it, nothing serious but a warning nonetheless."
50 minutes ago
Tony @SM replied to James ODonnell's discussion Round organisation.
"It's pen and paper for me!  I have a diary and simply keep it up.  Today for example, each call I made I noted what was done (for the invoice) and made a note on the appropriate day I'm due to next visit. Each morning I send a text with an eta to al…"
54 minutes ago
Daniel Lampard replied to Daniel Lampard's discussion Toro 21" Commercial Review (22293)
"Hi Seth,

It's a good heavy duty machine, however it's not good at all at collecting grass. You can be making a minimual amount of a lawn and it will still hold most of it in the deck and drop it as soon as the blade stops. We have had a heatwave a…"
1 hour ago
Tony @SM replied to John Fulton's discussion Hedge cutting and Birds
"I agree with John. I didn't go into this job to be a nuisance to wildlife, I went into it because I love the outdoors and what goes with it. Big hedges, I tend to explain I won't be doing them until after the nesting season and most of the time, thi…"
1 hour ago
Seth Burgess replied to Daniel Lampard's discussion Toro 21" Commercial Review (22293)
"Do you still have this machine? How is it now?"
1 hour ago
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1 hour ago
John Fulton replied to John Fulton's discussion Hedge cutting and Birds
"I know what you mean it's my least favourite job of all , this year i intend to be picky about the hedges i cut they give me nightmares to be honest especially laurel . 
I know in the more rural area's the hedges are more dense and many are conserva…"
2 hours ago
John Fulton replied to Lee Davis's discussion New Maintenance Business Mower Advice
"I started out with a Toro personal pace recycler mower which collects and mulches , It was recommended to me by a gardener who has been in the business for 30 years and then i asked a dealer to recommend a good start up mower and he recommended the…"
2 hours ago
Seth Burgess replied to Lee Davis's discussion New Maintenance Business Mower Advice
"You need to go see your local dealer and speak to them.
Priced off of the dealer I use this is the cheapest decent or above quality tools I can find for you.
Echo SRM 222 ESL Strimmer (straight shaft) £184
Stihl hs 45 24 inch blades £206 (18 inch…"
3 hours ago
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