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Richard Gadsby replied to Craig F's discussion Minimum Charge
"I would agree with the mowing statement as the grass is the most abundant plant in 90% of gardens so if that looks good the whole garden looks good at least from a distance:)"
41 seconds ago
Richard Gadsby replied to Craig F's discussion Minimum Charge
"I'd say get one. For what they cost it's worth it for the relationship you will get with not just your bank but the whole finance world as it is all very connected"
3 minutes ago
Seth Burgess replied to Jordan Drew's discussion new business start up
"Get some accounting software as soon as possible. So much easier than leaving it until you need to do a return and then having to trawl through it. Quick Books Self Employed is £5 or so at month (at 20% off for the first year) and you link to you ac…"
7 minutes ago
Andrew Midgley replied to Jordan Drew's discussion new business start up
"Jordan,

I see you live in Torquay. If you want experience in gardening, I suggest you contact the National Trust at Greenway (Galmpton) or Coleton Fishacre (near Brixham) to volunteer as a gardener volunteer for a day. You will get paid for petrol…"
47 minutes ago
Robbie replied to Craig F's discussion Minimum Charge
"Jordan I'm going to go against the grain here, even though you usually get a free banking period when first starting I held off on signing up to a business account. 
In my first year on two I used a personal bank account, however it still needs to s…"
1 hour ago
Andrew Watts replied to Craig F's discussion Minimum Charge
"Graham,
I'd say the mowing is one of the more skilled jobs, if done well, especially to get a professional looking result - professional equipment, choice there of for conditions, sharp blades, well maintained, good stripes, tight edging, proper str…"
1 hour ago
Harry@loveyourgardenwildlife replied to Craig F's discussion Minimum Charge
"100% agree Nick ...^^^^^^"
1 hour ago
Billybop replied to Jordan Drew's discussion new business start up
"Eye, hearing& hand protection..secateurs..loppers..spade..fork..metal headed rake..plastic headed wide rake for scraping up leaves+debris..some builders dumpy bags for putting rubbish in..lawnmower..strimmer..hedgecutter and ladders if needed. Batte…"
1 hour ago
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Minimum Charge

Hello all, thank you for taking the time to read my post and question. This will be my first full season as a self employed landscaper and maintenance gardener. I'm wondering if the general idea of a minimum charge is common with other maintenance…

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