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Andrew Watts replied to James Brett's discussion Advice on sunken turf
"this was down 6 inches, so a huge amount of new top soil over a large lawn. Get a very long screwdriver or rod and poke around the sunken soggy areas to check if this is the problem here."
10 minutes ago
James Brett replied to James Brett's discussion Advice on sunken turf
"How deep though? the ground is still very soft today. Even where it has been firm. The ground was rotovated really well. Good fine finish. Bought in some really good soil to on top of that"
22 minutes ago
Richard Gadsby replied to Rob Bury's discussion Lightweight Mower
"Cheap Honda izy. Just the push model 18 inch cut about £350 new.
I have 2 and they both get abused and keep going.
1 did 5 seasons it's the back up now though it still starts first pull!
If you go for an Etesia put a review up as I'm tempted"
38 minutes ago
Roy Parker replied to Ashley Norman's discussion Fencing Prices
"quick way  for labour costs is to double the materials costs . we did a 12 panel fence last year concrete posts and gravel boards with 5 ft panels , we did that in a day with 2 men but that was digging posts in to new ground ."
58 minutes ago
Kieran Ray replied to Rob Bury's discussion Lightweight Mower
"I'd second the etesia pro46. Look at a second hand one on eBay or similar."
59 minutes ago
Neil Brown replied to Ashley Norman's discussion Fencing Prices
"Hi All 
Just read your post I usually carry out the work you described at the rate of £95 a bay based on 1.8m good quality panels. The cost of disposal of the old fence is quite expensive depending on your area. £750 is way too cheap and if I had a…"
1 hour ago
Rob Bury replied to Rob Bury's discussion Lightweight Mower
"Thanks for the replies. I run a roller mower but it is too heavy for one man to keep lifting up stairs and over walls. I do agree that stripes look better but I have many gardens where stripes do not work well because of layouts.

I like the Etesia…"
1 hour ago
Ashley Norman replied to Ashley Norman's discussion Fencing Prices
"Madness I know. I thought the same about there being less work about. But we would be doing it for nothing at that price. I'm guessing she's gone with them now as I haven't heard of her. Thanks for the reply"
1 hour ago
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Lightweight Mower

Hi all, I hope everyone is well.I am just sorting out new gear for this season and was wondering what you guys use as a small lightweight mower for those small lawns with difficult access.I have been looking at the Viking mb448 and wanted to know if…

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7 Replies · Reply by Richard Gadsby 39 minutes ago

Fencing Prices

Morning All, I've been a member of the forum for a while now and have learnt a lot from here. Never posted a discussion before but after the last quote I did I thought it would be good to get other peoples opinions. I've spent weeks creating a…

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18 Replies · Reply by Roy Parker 58 minutes ago

Casual labourers

Just a quick enquiry as to how you all go about dealing with casual labourers. My business is growing and the work load is getting to the point at which I need another pair of hands or two. I cannot guarantee the work as yet so don't want a full…

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5 Replies · Reply by Stefan P 2 hours ago

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