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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 info@idlewomen.org 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

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.

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Virtual Landline Number

Hello Everybody, Does any one use a virtual landline for their business? When I started out I was looking at ways of making the business more professional. I personally dont like it when a company only has mobile numbers. I dont use a landline at home any more and most of the time there would be no one to answer it anyway. I found a virtual landline provider which is geographic, 01388 Bishop Auckland, so customers already know I'm local to them. It automaticvally diverts to any numbber you…

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Advice on mulching mowers

Hi Guys,I have been cutting domestically now for about 6 years I'm based in northern ireland  but been thinking of buying another ride on mower.I was wondering what the thoughts are on zero turn mulching mowers and whether there is more established grass cutting firms that use mulching mowers to cut domestic gardens on a fortnightly basis? Whether this is possible? I tend to think it may not be as growth rate might be too great for this type of mower.Also been looking around at kubota high tip…

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New Builds and garden drainage problems

Hi all,I’m after some advice if possible.I’ve recently been doing some landscape work on a few new builds, but I’m facing the same problems. The ground is so wet and sludgy, it’s a nighmare to work in and not only that, I’m concerned wether the ground will hold up over time. ALL my clients have complained to the original contractors but they haven’t done much/anything about it.  Has as anyone come across this issue before?How did you resolve it?What is the main cause of this?I know over the…

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Hayter or Honda?! Or neither......!

Now then! Hope all are well and surviving the rain!Just looking for suggestions/general comments etc etc on roller mowers.  I bought a Honda mower a few months back, it doesn't have a roller but was bought for slightly smaller and more awkward jobs, I'm keeping it but need a mower which will lay down nice stripes etc.  To be honest I'm quite disappointed with the Honda, I bought it thinking I should get a Honda because it's a Honda...! But there's various things I just think are a bit naff on…

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SISIS Osca justifies pitch investment

Once Warwick School had decided to invest in a new synthetic pitch, Grounds Manager Duncan Toon felt that the SISIS Osca 3 tractor-mounted oscillating brush was the only machine that could maintain the new surface effectively and truly justify…

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Extra thin, compact and lightweight, the Pellenc ULiB 750 battery revises all ergonomic standards with an unequalled power to weight ratio.

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Etesia launch new Hydro 80 ride-on mower

Etesia chose SALTEX to officially launch the new Hydro 80 MKHP5 ride-on mower ahead of its official 2020 release.

The Hydro 80 MKHP5 can cut and collect in all conditions with the added benefit of a differential lock. The new model joins…

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George Marshall replied to George Marshall's discussion Advice on mulching mowers
"Super Vic I appreciate the time you have taken all the advice I've took onboard and many thanks I'm hoping to push on next year re going into commercial side of things too so fingers crossed it's just tough getting in but your advice will certainly…"
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Vic 575 replied to George Marshall's discussion Advice on mulching mowers
"As regards pricing, there are many threads on here about that, some very recent ones. But to save time I will repeat what I said. We are talking here about commercial work although I apply this across the board.
Grass cutting -£60 per hour target pr…"
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Vic 575 replied to George Marshall's discussion Advice on mulching mowers
"Hi George,
I am not aware of any additional growth due to mulching. Some of the jobs I do on which I use the John Deere zero turn side discharge grow faster than the mulched work. I thinks it’s often more down to the type of grasses and the soil at…"
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George Marshall replied to George Marshall's discussion Advice on mulching mowers
"Vic 575 I am so glad I reached out on here I reckon I'll be in the market for a stiga mower like yours and hopefully next year will be better year weather wise but I'll keep my collecting machines as secondary option. I was also worried if munched a…"
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George Marshall replied to George Marshall's discussion Advice on mulching mowers
"Still following I think this site is fantastic your all a great bunch. That's one of those days you drive in and your heart just sinks. This past year has definitely been tough going customers really should be more understanding.lol"
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There are significant differences to be considered when using a ladder in the work place for use by staff and sub-contractors as opposed to buying one for use at home, a great point of reference is the 'Ladder Association' they provide a lot…"
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"I have a Renualt Traffic with bars & a roller. Slide the 3M workware ladder with 3 adjustable legs straignt on. I have a couple of auto retractable ratchet straps which do the job, just tuck througn the bars.  Point to note, if I feel I will be leav…"
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2 have had to have new engines.
All 20 had to have their radiators replaced.. they all leaked.
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BCH Gardens replied to George Marshall's discussion Advice on mulching mowers
"IN a normal year Vic I would be doing exactly as you say - thats exactly my business plan.  Work Satudays not wet days etc  Not 2019 it was a battle.
ON balance, ignoring extreme weather mulching is the way to go."
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Vic 575 replied to George Marshall's discussion Advice on mulching mowers
"It is interesting to hear about the different areas and weather patterns. I often wonder how anyone in our profession copes living in parts of the Country with high rainfall. Here in north east Derbyshire we are in a rain shadow. We are east of the…"
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BCH Gardens replied to George Marshall's discussion Advice on mulching mowers
"You were lucky with the fence - 3000 square is a trailer load !!
Fair points on fortnightly.  Folk round here want fortnightly to save cash - the attitude seems to be a grasscut is a grasscut so why pay for more.  I think realistically I would like…"
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