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Relocating to Crewkerne and Chard Area

We are thinking of relocating from South Devon to Crewekerne/Chard in Somerset. I run a gardening business here in Devon and I am just wondering what the work like in that area and what prices are being charged. I have run my own business for the last 8 years but been in horticulture for nearly 30 years. Any advice or tips I would be grateful. Cheers.

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In light of recent events surrounding Black Lives Matter and issues of racism within our society, I thought it was important to have a short word on the topic.Back in February, I posted a blog post delving into the lack of diversity within the horticulture industry, and the systemic racism that contributes to that lack of diversity. I concentrated more specifically on Juliet Sargeant, who was the first black gardener to win the Chelsea Flower Show in 2016, the first black winner throughout its…

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Black patches in Topsoil

Hi everyoneJust been to look at a customer's lawn which we seeded a couple weeks ago and she is complaining that the seed hasn't taken everywhere yet. It's normal for seed to take up to 3 weeks isn't it ?? Also the TopSoil has these black patches which almost look like a more stoney consistency where the seed seems to be growing better. Anyone have any ideas what this is and how it is caused ? Thanks

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