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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

Business Objectives Group (BOG)

"An open association like LJN is just a remarkable place. What you pay per year for what you get out of it is astonishing, and speaking personally, LJN has helped guide me from a new start up business into 5 years of profitable trading and I don't think I could have done that without access to the forum and the great contributors to it." Simon Land

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"i get winter work gloves from screwfix there is 3 or 4 differant types of winter gloves i have found them ok even for my big hands "
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Martin Cotton replied to Paul's discussion Beech hedge reduction - tools required?
"Hi, Sorry to hear you had a nightmare- it happens to us all from time to time. I find if I have underpriced a job it's worth mentioning to the customer that i will honour the price but I got the price wrong just so they don't expect you to work for…"
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Oliver clarkson replied to Ian Parkes's discussion decent winter gloves
"I wear vinyl or latex gloves under neath, boxes of 100 are quiet cheap and does the job for the winter months."
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Adam Patterson replied to Ian Parkes's discussion decent winter gloves
https://www.safetygloves.co.uk/maxidry-34-coated-gloves-56-425-pack... find these hard to beat and virtually indestructible no matter what I'm doing, the amount of concrete & concrete products I Handle they still keep my hands dry when I'm cutting…"
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Dave Colton replied to Ian Parkes's discussion decent winter gloves
"There is guy on Ebay that does 12 pairs for £50.00. They are fully coated and thermal I get about a month out of a pair before the coating starts to go around the thumb and fingers and then lets moisture in, but for less than a fiver a pair I have n…"
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Edward baker replied to Ian Parkes's discussion decent winter gloves
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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 dec…
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dan replied to Richard Parkinson's discussion Japanese Knotweed/ invasive species mangement plan template.
"im really suprised this hasnt got more publicity or attention -- the fact JK has never been able to reproduce from seed and that every one in the uk is female and its still caused such probelms is amazing -- the fact it now can theoretically reprodu…"
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Paul replied to Paul's discussion Beech hedge reduction - tools required?
"Sorry it took so long getting back to this thread, only just starting to recover from feeling burned out lol.
Steve. you were absolutely right about it taking longer, much longer! Ended up reducing the 70m hedge from around 10ft tall to 5-6ft (almos…"
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Richard Parkinson replied to Richard Parkinson's discussion Japanese Knotweed/ invasive species mangement plan template.
"Yes, that was my thinking. There's no getting away from the invasive none native plants. The actual investment to gain skills will less than 4k, which hopefully should open a few doors.
Many of the big companies offer insurance backed guarantees bec…"
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BCH Gardens replied to Richard Parkinson's discussion Japanese Knotweed/ invasive species mangement plan template.
"Any chance of references for that Dan - wouldn't mind a read about it.  Thousands of acres of JKW about here and most people wouldnt even recognise it never mind know it needs treated as a serious problem."
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Dean Foxton replied to Karsten Tomkins's discussion Shrubs, Trees, Foundations, (Underground drainage pipes?)
"Check the NHBC's website.  It gives a host of information regarding soil types and the water demands of the plant and the effect they have on the soil"
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dan replied to Richard Parkinson's discussion Japanese Knotweed/ invasive species mangement plan template.
"good area to get into Richard -- now that Jap Knotweed has successfully hybridised with one of the other Fallopia it appears it can finally reproduce by seed -- thats potentially huge -- can certainly see its control being a busy area in the near fu…"
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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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Japanese Knotweed/ invasive species mangement plan template.

Hi, I was just wondering if anyone could offer any help and guidance on a management plan template for invasive weeds and plants. I want to use the winter downtime to get all my paperwork in order for the following season. I've been unable to find a template online and I also asked during some recent knotweed training, but they couldn't help.Thank you in advance.

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Shrubs, Trees, Foundations, (Underground drainage pipes?)

Hi All,I periodically get asked the question "Is this planted too close to the house?". I can rarely give an authoritative answer, and usually say it is a specific area of expertise and it may be best to contact the local council.Am I missing a trick here? Does anyone know of any definitive references for this? Should I just do a multiple Google search and combine the result I find? Yes, I know, that sounds terrible. I'm just looking for the realities of it. I'm trying to make life easier for…

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7000th member and rising

This week Landscape Juice Network (LJN) passed yet another amazing milestone - it's 7000th member ! I would like to thank every single member for making yet another major milestone possible - the site would not be what it is without you, the members. Web traffic continues to grow (and we will post a selection of statistics later) which creates more and more exposure for this site and our industry, in addition to increased recognition of members, advertisers and our sponsore ProGreen.. If you…

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1 Reply · Reply by Geoffrey King Nov 11

The Landscape Juice Network reaches 7,000 members

On Friday the Landscape Juice Network welcomed its 7,000th member, bringing together people from all corners of the landscaping industry. From day one of the site's creation, the network has worked to bring information and advice to small and medium sized landscaping practitioners, without having to have the 'right' connections. Of course our network isn't just about landscaping, it's also draws on the experience of those in the hard landscaping sector, as well as garden designers, lawn care…

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Too late to cut deciduous hedges?

I'm being asked to cut a deciduous hedge towards the end of the this month (only free time I have) - but wasn't sure if this was too late in the year? We're south of england, but frosts are happening and I give it two weeks before most trees are completely bare.Are there any issues cutting hedges, particularly deciduous ones like hornbeam, so close to winter/in to winter?

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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.

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A recent school grounds seminar held at Charterhouse in Surrey has been hailed a huge success by all who attended.

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