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female landscaper/project manager – physic garden

Physic Garden – Project Manager / Landscaper Dec 19 – April 20 – part time – project based Freelance fee £8,000 Location – Nelson Lancashire Expressions of interest should include a letter, outline of relevant experience/CV and reference contact details by email to by 20 Dec 2019   Idle Women the arts and social

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


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


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.

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Studies report that burglary is one of the most emotionally impactful crimes to be a victim of. The prevention of being succumbed to it is always at the back of our minds – is anything on show? Are all the windows closed? Did you definitely lock the…
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Rory replied to Karsten Tomkins's discussion Shrubs, Trees, Foundations, (Underground drainage pipes?)
"not very deep for a sycamore, even large species of field maple barely get to lower than 1meter "
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Rory replied to Paul's discussion Beech hedge reduction - tools required?
"Paul what I mean is they'd come in and do the job for you, The tree lads are pretty much used to working these jobs so they'd fly through it and be gone with everything chipped and cleaned. it is certainly something for you to consider in the future…"
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Jon Davidson replied to Ian Parkes's discussion decent winter gloves
"I will have to give the above Skytec Argon a try as others of this type i have used in the past I have found not that great and ive some poor circulation in the right hand
Untill they get wet I have found the briers thermal riggers good, but they ar…"
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Ben Carter replied to Sam Aldis's discussion Cowboy Landscaper Experiences
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There are plenty of rouges out there but there are also plenty of good sole traders and companies (many of whom are on this site) that carry out work like this on a regular basis.  Its down to the client to carry out due diligence and ensure…"
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Mark replied to John Dillon's discussion Scarifier
" John
I use a Bannerman scarifier -
Fantastic machine to use - tough, very easy to adjust the blade height while working so you can get the depth you want.
I also have a virtual…"
John F replied to Oliver clarkson's discussion Km94
"Although a long shot a previous stihl strimmer i once owned ran very erratically and i only discovered the problem oneday after it wouldn't turn off so had to pull the rubber boot off the spark plug and  in doing so received an electric shock . 
Ed Fox replied to Ian Parkes's discussion decent winter gloves
"+1 for skytec argon. Very very warm and rubber coating is really tough and lasts for ages. Screwfix used to do them though i think i bought online last time. I do construction and only go through 1 pair over the colder months they are that tough.
Sam Aldis replied to John Dillon's discussion Scarifier
"My only experience with a powered scarifier is the sch rr3 rotor raker. We've rented it dozens of times over the past 10 years as it can be towed behind a ride-on as well as pushed. The main downside is the lack of a collector, but I would imagine a…"
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Last year an elderly neighbour had his tennis court removed and turf laid over the top.Despite frequent watering, it quickly dried up and died during the summer, leaving a large brown rectangle in the middle of his otherwise attractive garden.He ask…
Graham Taylor replied to Oliver clarkson's discussion Km94
"Coils can have an intermittent problem......I'd buy a new coil.... about £50.  Open the box carefully so if it doesn't do the trick, you can resell it on Ebay as "new" without losing much money.  Funnily enough, I picked up a replacement carb for my…"
Oliver clarkson replied to Oliver clarkson's discussion Km94
"New plug also fitted as well. Thanks"
John F replied to Oliver clarkson's discussion Km94
"I had re occurring problems with mine starting and running eratically , Advice was to get a new carb but first i tried several repairs within my comfort zone and thought i had cracked it but machine started to play up again . 
I took it to a new loc…"
Adam Pilgrim replied to Oliver clarkson's discussion Km94
"Has the machine had a new spark plug fitted? A small piece of carbon rattling round in the spark plug 'nose' gives exactly the syptoms you describe - had it twice this week myself oddly as it hasn't happened for a good while!"
Oliver clarkson replied to Oliver clarkson's discussion Km94
"New carb 10 days ago. So I'm thinking if I spend the money on the coil and it ain't that, I've got a machine with new parts on it that doesn't do the job."
Dave Colton replied to Oliver clarkson's discussion Km94
"I have to have 2 new carbs fitted  by the dealer on mine they are made of cheese, mine is not working again and I'm not throwing anymore money at it. It's only 18 months old. "



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Cowboy Landscaper Experiences

Last year an elderly neighbour had his tennis court removed and turf laid over the top.Despite frequent watering, it quickly dried up and died during the summer, leaving a large brown rectangle in the middle of his otherwise attractive garden.He asked me to have a look at it this spring, and upon inspection, the turf only had 1-3 inches of soil beneath it. Below that was the hardcore base of the tennis court.A new company came in and removed 60 tonnes of rubble before replacing it with soil,…

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Evening.Has anyone experienced running problems with the km94 rc? It will run two days no problems 4+ hours a day, then it's a new day runs a couple of hours and starts running really badly, switch it off for 10 minutes starts no problem and runs good then on.ive had a geniune carb fitted, still doing it and my dealer thinks it could be the coil, but if it were the coil I thought it would be getting worse and worse, but this is a couple of weeks now and still the same.Any ideas or help…

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7 Replies · Reply by John F yesterday

Stihl KB-KM Kombi Bristle Brush, Removing Moss?

I've a couple of jobs to do in the next couple of weeks and require something to speed up the task of clearing the moss and weeds from block paving, I was thinking of buying the Stihl KM94R -CE KOMBI unit with the bristle brush attatchment, has anyone used this or is there a better tool for the job besides power washing which I don't really want to do.I was going to buy a bristle brush attachment for my EGO multitool but it's not available until 2020.Thanks  

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9 Replies · Reply by Chris on Tuesday

decent winter gloves

can anyone post a link to decent waterproof gloves. i used to just buy:latex coated rubber builders gloves orange or green ebay there fine until its wet or dew on grass and they just get soaking .. green hands etc and rough skin. there must be a decent better waterproof glove ?

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FACTS - Turf Certification Training

Quick heads up - anyone interested in furthering their training and knowledge ...we are running a very rare FACTS course to equip managers, groundsmen, turf specialists, sole traders etc with high level knowledge on fertiliser and nutrient planning for the care and maintenance of turf. It is primarily aimed at sports and amenity turf, but the lessons are broad-spec and can be applied to most situations where grass is grown, maintained or specified...Its 4 days in length, done in two blocks of…

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Dennis G34D picture perfect at Durham CCC

The Dennis G34D cylinder mower is helping to provide a fantastic finish on the pitch at the Emirates Riverside Stadium according to Durham CCC head groundsman Vic Demain.

This year has been particularly testing for Vic and his team…

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