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Grounds Maintenance Operative

The purpose of the Grounds Maintenance chargehand/team leader position is to carry out a range of duties to support the running of contracts. This will include operating machinery, towing a trailer, grass cutting, hedge cutting and general grounds maintenance duties, able to work on own initiative to complete daily work to a high standard The Grounds Maintenance Team Leader will

Landscape Site Manager

Woodhouse Landscape/Natural pools are a design and build company based near Cambridge We undertake a whole range of diverse projects from small patios to natural swimming pools and lake renovations right across the UK and abroad with a variety of private and business clients. We currently have a vacancy for a Skilled landscaper/site manager to

Landscaper Supervisor/Team Leader

Vibrant individual needed to join quality landscape design and build team in Cornwall. Applicant must have 5+ years experience in the industry, be skilled and competent in a range of hard landscape disciplines, be able to work to a very high standard and have great attention to detail, be able to guide and supervise a

Landscape foreman / Skilled Landscaper

We currently require a self-motivated skilled landscape foreman with a minimum of five years experience to take on this role. Their skills should include laying paving, brickwork, timberwork, laying setts, installing drainage and irrigation, turf laying and operating a 360 excavator. The applicant should be polite, able to work under pressure, lead by example and

Help us to build luxury climbing frames and treehouses

Overview This is a fantastic opportunity for a carpenter or a skilled outdoor landscaper with good wood skills to join our team. We are a small yet growing high-end manufacturer and installer of amazing climbing frames, tree houses and zip wires. We’re seeking an installer based in the SE to join the team and cover

Mechanic & Service Support Engineer

Working with a team of dedicated hard working enthusiasts in the Grass & Groundcare machinery industry the successful applicant will be responsible for undertaking the build up, pdi, servicing and repairs of a range of grounds machinery. With a range of ability’s and attributes allowing you to work under your own initiative diagnosing and repairing

Grounds Maintenance Operative

GROUNDS MAINTENANCE OPERATIVES Our client based on the beautiful Jurassic coast is a successful, growing and ambitious organisation providing grounds maintenance services across Dorset and landscaping and safety surfacing throughout the South West. They are a forward thinking company with innovative plans to develop in the future. They are looking to recruit a number of


We are urgently looking for experienced hard landscapers capable of leading a team and turning plans into finished gardens. Immediate start and good rate of pay for the right person. We are members of the Association of Professional Landscapers and a Marshalls registered installer so an eye for detail and top quality finish are essential.

Team Leader landscape maintenance

Landscape maintenance team leader working out of Rusthall in Tunbridge Wells. Great opportunity for career minded individual as future development for the right applicant is significant. You will be responsible for maintaining the landscaped areas around a number of commercial and residential sites throughout Kent and Sussex. Work to include grass cutting, hedge trimming, border

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Morning all,Not a riveting start to the 'spring' season. Trying to chalk this one off before my business reaches top speed. I'm just trying to build my understanding on GDPR so the time that I put into in is for sure the right work.I plan on…

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Dave Colton replied to carl lawson's discussion power washing grassbox
"I do the same as Jim, fork in ground and and hang it from that."
52 minutes ago
Ben Carter replied to Rob's discussion Trouble with lawnmower, or just bad time to cut grass?
"This proves that your better off supporting your local dealers, I'm not sure how much you save anyway buying on line."
59 minutes ago
Jim Gibbon replied to carl lawson's discussion power washing grassbox
"Stick a fork in the ground, hang the grassbox over it and wash from the outside in. Cheers Jim"
1 hour ago
carl lawson’s discussion was featured
Hi guys,just preparing for the new cutting season,any tips on power washing grass boxes.Usually results in getting soaked trying to hold the grass box open to power wash the inside of the grass box.? 
1 hour ago
Ben Carter replied to Ian Bridgford's discussion Jetwashing
"Not very postive reviews! but to be fair how can you build a petrol washer and engine ship it to the uk and transport it to store for £180?"
1 hour ago
Ben Carter replied to Ian Bridgford's discussion Jetwashing
"I just bought an electric BOSCH one, I paid £180 for a mid range one.  I mainly want it for cleaning kit, i was tempted by a cheap petrol one but thought it seemed too cheap.  When i went to the store intended on buying a Stihl one but the salesman…"
1 hour ago
Ian Bridgford replied to Ian Bridgford's discussion Jetwashing
"I will be mainly using it for patios and pathways"
1 hour ago
Richard Matthews’s discussion was featured
H Long time since been on here! Husky vs Sthil whats better? Im getting fed up with the constant non running of my Echo hedge cutter and wondered what they are like I dont do a massive amount but i do give them some stick
1 hour ago
Edward Fox replied to Edward Fox's discussion How to expand my business sustainably.
"Sam, I just posted some info i got the other day.
I wanted to say be careful subbing out work. Know who is doing it and the quality of what they do. There are loads of rubbish so called contractors out there that could do a lot of damage to your rep…"
7 hours ago
Edward Fox replied to Edward Fox's discussion How to expand my business sustainably.
"Thanks for your replies.
I spoke with a business advice guy and he pointed a few things out to me that i thought i'd share in no particular order.
Look after your USP.
I am my business' USP so you have to be careful about how you expand. Important t…"
7 hours ago
Andrew Betteridge replied to Ian Bridgford's discussion Jetwashing
"There is an interesting selection of reviews for the Lidl petrol pressure washer at hotdeals!
What do you actually want to do with a pressure washer?
9 hours ago
John Fulton replied to John Fulton's discussion Best approach / machine to level a Berberis Darwinii hedge
"I was considering using a laser but decided this would be a bit over the top and questioned my sanity :-)  .  I think your point about vibration is a good one as it creates blade drag on this particular shrub yet the blade seems sharp . 
I was told…"
11 hours ago
Sam Cambridge replied to Craig Flatters's discussion How far a day do you walk behind a mower?
"I clocked up 30 miles once on my phone pedometer, but I was on a ride on! I think I normally do around 9 miles grass cutting."
12 hours ago
Graeme Brown replied to Craig Flatters's discussion How far a day do you walk behind a mower?
"As Dave said I do about 12 miles a day according to my phone's pedometer. And my wife says I am a lazy bugger when I don't want to go to the gym in the evening:)"
19 hours ago
Dave Colton replied to Ian Bridgford's discussion Jetwashing
"They have them in lidl  at £179.99 for a petrol one with 3yr warranty."
22 hours ago
Dave Colton replied to Craig Flatters's discussion How far a day do you walk behind a mower?
"In the main growing season I do between 12 and 14miles min daily, clocked it regually last year competing with my brother on some longer days it was over 20 plus miles."
22 hours ago


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I'm looking at purchasing a jetwasher, but dont really want to spend top money as I dont do a huge amount of it, and some of my clients have their own jetwashers. Can any-one recommend something that does a good job for below £200? Thanks Ian B

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Why I Won't Be Using Yellow Pages!

Back in October, I had Yellow Pages contact me, as to regard advertising with them. The local representative gave me a call and was very helpful and I decided to take out a yell ad on with a link to my website and the "Connect package" that puts you on 500+ directories, allegedly! I had many phone calls asking me if I had signed the paperwork and at the particular time I was busy and I hadn't, so I eventually signed the paperwork electronically, which is over the phone and using a…

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3 Replies · Reply by Alan Bardsley yesterday

Tipper loading ramps?

Hi All Any recommendations on ramps for loading a tipper with a wheelbarrow? Obviously something can be made with scaffolding planks etc but they can be slippy and very dangerous in wet muddy weather. So looking for something a little more professional without spending £400.00. Also looking for a good mesh net for securing loads on a tipper.... any recommedations?   Thanks  Daniel 

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Andy Richards, grounds manager at Shrewsbury School, has added to his existing fleet of Dennis mowers after recently purchasing three new Dennis FT510’s and two new G760’s.

Andy has been the grounds manager at the illustrious…

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After trialling a range of various wetting agents, Jonathan Smith, Course Manager at Cowdray Park Golf Club, West Sussex, found exactly what he was looking for in Sherriff Amenity’s Aqua-Zorb Liquid.

Golf has been played at Cowdray…

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Javelin Aer-Aid instils an air of confidence

Andy Richards, Grounds Manager at Shrewsbury School, is a firm believer that aeration is one of the most important practices carried out by groundsmen, and this is exactly why he has recently purchased a new SISIS Javelin…

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