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Paul McNulty replied to Rory's discussion Composting - New to it and looking for help
"Heat is all down to the size of the heap. Decomposition creates heat, if there is enough volume to keep the heat in you have an active compost heap. Without the heat, and the moisture, you have a pile of dry rubbish.I have a site with 5 bins, each a…"
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Craig McGibbon replied to john mcmaster's discussion what to charge for decking?
"So can we ask - how much did you charge? and was there any issues with payment?
Also, be careful with your deck heights and the planning rules.  For a deck more than a 30cm above ground you may need planning permission.  Check out rules at http://de…"
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David Cox replied to Richard Carden's discussion The great age and location dilemma
"Life is hard - and qualifications are meaningless to an employer such as myself, you could have got gold at every flowershow in the country - But what I want to SEE and KNOW is;1) can you do an 8hour day at my pace - happy to trial you for a week
2)…"
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David Cox replied to Rory's discussion Composting - New to it and looking for help
"Whenever you turn it, its a good chance to mix a sprinkling of grass in to keep the heat thru and plenty of Nitrogen - the grass doesnt last long at all in the mix but keeps the beasties happy."
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David Cox replied to john mcmaster's discussion what to charge for decking?
"Thats about half the going rate for a job like that, and to top it off it looks like you've done an amazing job!Lesson learned I guess!"
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David Benson replied to Rory's discussion Composting - New to it and looking for help
"put a old peace of carpet over the top to help keep the heat in also have 2 separate bins one to put the cuttings on this year the other one to start next year leave it a year before using"
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Andrew Midgley replied to Andrew Midgley's discussion Hourly Rate or Daily Rate?
"Hello Graig, yes I recommend Paul Power's book 'Start & Run a gardening business'. Very good and well written. The key to any business is bring reliable, punctual, honest, doing a good job and having good people skills/ customer care. Very obvio…"
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Rigger boots

Well as summer seems to have abandoned the south east I've pulled out my wet weather boots and found that the sole has come away. I like rigger boots as I can tuck my trousers in so no soggy cuffs and easy to pull off and on when I need to go inside…

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Tanaka Strimmer

Hi All, My Tanaka 270 strimmer has run great all last season and up to present Today i noticed it seems to be revving too high on tickover and i can't slow it down with tickover adjustment screw - Any ideas cheers

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