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Landscape Gardener (commercial maintenance)

We have an open position for an experienced commercial maintenance landscape gardener, ideally with good handyman skills, to join our company due to contiuned expansion. Based in west Surrey, we work across the South/South East predominately for commercial clients. The candidate will have/be: Experience in commercial grounds / estates maintenance with practical handyman skills Presentable

Experienced landscaper

Lawnswood Landscapes are currently looking for an experienced hard landscaper to work on a variety of projects Based in Southwick over the past 9 years we have established an excellent reputation for our work and now looking to expand due to our increased work load. The ideal candidate will need to have at least 4

Casual help with soft landscaping

Seeking  some temporary help at a 4.5 acre garden in Oxforshire. A friendly team, we need help with preparing the garden for an upcoming event. All aspects of soft landscaping and garden care, some hard landscaping useful too.

gardener / domestic garden maintenance

Due to continued expansion and demand for our services we are looking for a new team member to join our small successful garden maintenance business. The applicants should be enthusiastic, fit, hard-working and able to hit the ground running with a willingness to learn. a full clean uk driving license is essential (minor points accepted)

Maintenance gardener

We are looking for a full time maintenance gardener to join our busy team. We deal solely with private, top end gardens in the Richmond area of South West London. Applicant must have a working knowledge of common garden plants and experience with the usual maintenance tools. A driving licence is preferred. Applicant must be

Landscaper

Are you looking for an exciting job where you can experience the great outdoors and have a meaningful impact on UK conservation? What better way to mitigate climate change and benefit wildlife than planting trees and helping to create biodiverse habitats. As the UK’s most experienced ecological consultancy and contractor, Ecosulis is  currently looking to

Hard Landscaping Specialist

Hard and soft landscaping specialist immediate start for the right person, must have construction skills in all areas ie block, stone, brick etc. good rates of pay, initially self employed. This is a great opportunity for the right person, as nearing 70 years of age I need to step back a little. So if you

Landscaper

Skilled landscaper required for immediate start with family run business installing high end landscaping projects in Gloucestershire.

Gardener required Saffron Walden

Great opportunity to work in a large developing garden  as Assistant to the head Gardener,  in a large country estate featured on our website. Also working at various other locations. Must be enthusiastic, hard working, motivated and a good team player. RHS qualified preferred. An ability to manage others and a Drivers licence.

Hard Landscaping Assistant

We are looking for a landscaping assistant to join our friendly team building high quality gardens for our customers in Oxfordshire and surrounding areas. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right person to be part of a growing business. To be suitable for this role, you must be: – Enthusiastic and willing to learn

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non slip surface

I have a client with sudden mobility problems who struggles to walk .  Problem for her is when she steps out of her car she steps straight onto an impacted soil surface , it was never a problem when she was in better physical health but now its not…

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Employee with ADHD

Hi I hope everyone is flat out and enjoying the good weather. This year I took on a young lad with ADHD and he is driving me up the walls.  I knew going into it, that it would be harder than with most lads. He helped me out from time to time over…

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C Powell replied to C Powell's discussion Hedge Trimmers
"Thanks for your input Paul.
Chris
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Daniel Edwards replied to Daniel Edwards's discussion Getting rid of a Conifer/Hedge
"Thanks Ben. 
I’m in the Midlands.
Approx width is about 3.5/4ft. I was thinking to dig the stumps out, but there’s about 10 of them. :-("
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Ben Carter replied to Daniel Edwards's discussion Getting rid of a Conifer/Hedge
"Depending on the width of the hedge I would over estimate rather than under estimate the amount of waste.  Confiers always seem to bulk up.  Also there will be loads of dead material at the base if the hedge is quite thick.  Are you hiring a stump g…"
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Dan Frazer Gardening replied to Daniel Edwards's discussion Getting rid of a Conifer/Hedge
"I'd probably price it at a day plus waste"
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Daniel Edwards posted a discussion
Evening all, looking for some advice please. Currently got a job I’m trying to price up which includes removing a row of conifers which act a hedge between the 2 neighbours. There’s about 10 stumps and the conifers are approx 10ft tall.  Any advice…
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john jones replied to Gary RK's discussion Re-edging with wood along a curved gravel path
"The curve and the materials are the least of the worries. The scale is the problem. When the path was originally done the edging was probably installed first and then infilled. Will be difficult to achieve such a tight job again. Easiest way is to g…"
13 hours ago
Jim Gibbon replied to Millie Smith's discussion What to do with an oversized Cherry Laurel?
"To maintain the privacy Dan is spot on, clear out around the bottom, expose the trunks, lift the canopy and thin it out. More light will get in which will improve the feel of the area and allow a bigger choice of plants underneath. There will defini…"
15 hours ago
Nick @ NM Garden Services Ltd replied to Millie Smith's discussion What to do with an oversized Cherry Laurel?
"Cut tot he ground and it will re-grow - but do it sooner rather than later if you wanted re-growth this year."
15 hours ago
Graham Taylor replied to Millie Smith's discussion What to do with an oversized Cherry Laurel?
" These regrow from drastic cuts very quickly and are indestructible .................. if you cut this down to the ground in the Spring , you could have something 5-6' tall by the end of the Summer.  Bit late in the year now to achieve this but do i…"
16 hours ago
Ben Carter replied to Dave F's discussion Good value strimmer
"The only thing with the husky and the echo is that the trigger looks like it could catch on something and snap off.  I notice that the latest stihl long reach hedge cutters have the same sort of arrangment.  It may just be me be pedantic.  "
16 hours ago
paul watson replied to C Powell's discussion Hedge Trimmers
"I bought the hla 85 last year and have been very impressed, almost as good for cutting as the kombi with long reach. Lighter, quieter and no mixing of fuels, elescopic makes it very long. Battery life, I have 2  x ap 200, s and they will go all day…"
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Tony @SM replied to Dave F's discussion Good value strimmer
"I use Stihl, an FS90. I'm on my 2nd now after 10 years and that's only because the first one was stolen! As ben says, they are easy to service and grease, there's not a lot to go wrong with them and they have none of the problems the larger 4 mix ma…"
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David mcmaster replied to Tony @SM's discussion Weibang Pro48Legacy. Cables
"The drive cable on mine starts to go at the top, just changed it this week and have a spare one for when it goes again. No problems with any other cables as yet its 2 years old now and the drive cable has gone 3 times."
17 hours ago
dan replied to Millie Smith's discussion What to do with an oversized Cherry Laurel?
" I really dislike cherry laurel -- its an absolute thug - it will always dominate an area and win - particularly if its left to its own devices for years and years. The root system sucks all mositure from the direct surrounding area making it hard t…"
17 hours ago
C Powell posted a discussion
Hi AllLooking at getting a long reach hedge trimmer. Undecided whether to go for Petrol or elec (battery) The battery one I had been looking at was the Stihl HLA 85 Cordless long reach. Has anybody had any experince of these..?Thanks Chris 
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Getting rid of a Conifer/Hedge

Evening all,  looking for some advice please.  Currently got a job I’m trying to price up which includes removing a row of conifers which act a hedge between the 2 neighbours.  There’s about 10 stumps and the conifers are approx 10ft tall.    Any advice ice on how to price such a job?

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Hedge Trimmers

Hi All Looking at getting a long reach hedge trimmer. Undecided whether to go for Petrol or elec (battery) The battery one I had been looking at was the Stihl HLA 85 Cordless long reach. Has anybody had any experince of these..? Thanks   Chris  

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2 Replies · Reply by C Powell 55 minutes ago

What to do with an oversized Cherry Laurel?

I have recently taken on a garden with two massive cherry laurel (Prunus laurocerasus). They are approximately 8m tall and have 2-3 main trunks each. Client keen to retain them to keep privacy, but they are so dominating and its a dark barren wasteland underneath them. I've never really dealt with these before - could I have them cut to the ground and turned back into shrubs? If I manage to convince client to remove at least one, will need a stump grinder to deal with the roots and stump?…

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5 Replies · Reply by Jim Gibbon 15 hours ago
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Weibang Pro48Legacy. Cables

Good evening All I've been running this mower, 3rd season now, and it has been my main roller mower. I don't want to badmouth the machine, it has been excellent, but.... Unusually for me, I send it to the dealer for servicing whereas I normally do most stuff myself. This is simply to not invalidate the 3 year warranty. Last Winter while being serviced, 3 cables were changed. I hadn't noticed any problem but they are not a lot so I didn't mention it. Earlier this summer the drive cable snapped…

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5 Replies · Reply by David mcmaster 17 hours ago
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Re-edging with wood along a curved gravel path

Ideas, comments etc welcome.... A curved, stream-side path originally edged using wood planks and wooden stakes, ‘containing’ a compacted gravel path. Since created (many, many years ago) the wood edging has rotted and is disintegrating allow creep on both sides ( more importantly allowing gravel onto grass and a H&S issue ). Path is approx 350m long ( so that’s 700m of edging ) and client wants it replaced like-for-like ( ie no metal / plastic / paver alternatives ). My question is how would…

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3 Replies · Reply by john jones 13 hours ago

Good value strimmer

afternoon everyone, looking for advice recommendations on a decent replacement petrol strimmer.  Been through some mitox previously but as I’ve read on here they’ve proven not to be reliable or dependable over a period of time. Theres always the usual stihl options but wondered if there were any other recommendations out there form your experience......

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9 Replies · Reply by Ben Carter 16 hours ago

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