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Grounds Maintenance Operative

The purpose of the Grounds Maintenance chargehand/team leader position is to carry out a range of duties to support the running of contracts. This will include operating machinery, towing a trailer, grass cutting, hedge cutting and general grounds maintenance duties, able to work on own initiative to complete daily work to a high standard The Grounds Maintenance Team Leader will

Landscape Site Manager

Woodhouse Landscape/Natural pools are a design and build company based near Cambridge We undertake a whole range of diverse projects from small patios to natural swimming pools and lake renovations right across the UK and abroad with a variety of private and business clients. We currently have a vacancy for a Skilled landscaper/site manager to

Landscaper Supervisor/Team Leader

Vibrant individual needed to join quality landscape design and build team in Cornwall. Applicant must have 5+ years experience in the industry, be skilled and competent in a range of hard landscape disciplines, be able to work to a very high standard and have great attention to detail, be able to guide and supervise a

Landscape foreman / Skilled Landscaper

We currently require a self-motivated skilled landscape foreman with a minimum of five years experience to take on this role. Their skills should include laying paving, brickwork, timberwork, laying setts, installing drainage and irrigation, turf laying and operating a 360 excavator. The applicant should be polite, able to work under pressure, lead by example and

Help us to build luxury climbing frames and treehouses

Overview This is a fantastic opportunity for a carpenter or a skilled outdoor landscaper with good wood skills to join our team. We are a small yet growing high-end manufacturer and installer of amazing climbing frames, tree houses and zip wires. We’re seeking an installer based in the SE to join the team and cover

Mechanic & Service Support Engineer

Working with a team of dedicated hard working enthusiasts in the Grass & Groundcare machinery industry the successful applicant will be responsible for undertaking the build up, pdi, servicing and repairs of a range of grounds machinery. With a range of ability’s and attributes allowing you to work under your own initiative diagnosing and repairing

Grounds Maintenance Operative

GROUNDS MAINTENANCE OPERATIVES Our client based on the beautiful Jurassic coast is a successful, growing and ambitious organisation providing grounds maintenance services across Dorset and landscaping and safety surfacing throughout the South West. They are a forward thinking company with innovative plans to develop in the future. They are looking to recruit a number of


We are urgently looking for experienced hard landscapers capable of leading a team and turning plans into finished gardens. Immediate start and good rate of pay for the right person. We are members of the Association of Professional Landscapers and a Marshalls registered installer so an eye for detail and top quality finish are essential.

Team Leader landscape maintenance

Landscape maintenance team leader working out of Rusthall in Tunbridge Wells. Great opportunity for career minded individual as future development for the right applicant is significant. You will be responsible for maintaining the landscaped areas around a number of commercial and residential sites throughout Kent and Sussex. Work to include grass cutting, hedge trimming, border

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Morning all,Not a riveting start to the 'spring' season. Trying to chalk this one off before my business reaches top speed. I'm just trying to build my understanding on GDPR so the time that I put into in is for sure the right work.I plan on…

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Sam Cambridge replied to Craig Flatters's discussion How far a day do you walk behind a mower?
"I clocked up 30 miles once on my phone pedometer, but I was on a ride on! I think I normally do around 9 miles grass cutting."
1 hour ago
Graeme Brown replied to Craig Flatters's discussion How far a day do you walk behind a mower?
"As Dave said I do about 12 miles a day according to my phone's pedometer. And my wife says I am a lazy bugger when I don't want to go to the gym in the evening:)"
7 hours ago
Dave Colton replied to Ian Bridgford's discussion Jetwashing
"They have them in lidl  at £179.99 for a petrol one with 3yr warranty."
10 hours ago
Dave Colton replied to Craig Flatters's discussion How far a day do you walk behind a mower?
"In the main growing season I do between 12 and 14miles min daily, clocked it regually last year competing with my brother on some longer days it was over 20 plus miles."
10 hours ago
Green Girl Garden Care replied to Ian Bridgford's discussion Jetwashing
"I use the Karcher k4. It does the job. I have it running for several hours at a time no problems and has lasted several years so far. It was about £240 I think."
11 hours ago
paul doyle replied to John Fulton's discussion Best approach / machine to level a Berberis Darwinii hedge
"I have never been the same since working with a company here in Belgium , that used laser levels to make sure all the tops of hedges were to the millimetre. No joke My jaw nearly hit the floor :-).......It is a thing of wonder I must add. So I can r…"
11 hours ago
Del Hooper replied to Ian Bridgford's discussion Jetwashing
"Dont know if there any good or not but check some of the petrol washers on ebay - £200.
Been considering getting one myself."
11 hours ago
Richard Matthews replied to Ian Bridgford's discussion Jetwashing
Better by miles than Karcher, which are plastic and nit worth money"
12 hours ago
Ian Bridgford’s discussion was featured
I'm looking at purchasing a jetwasher, but dont really want to spend top money as I dont do a huge amount of it, and some of my clients have their own jetwashers.Can any-one recommend something that does a good job for below £200?ThanksIan B
12 hours ago
Graham Taylor replied to Mark Heeley's discussion Hydro box oil change Etesia pro 53
"You don't need anything fancy or expensive for a vacuum pump............. I've one of these which I bought off Ebay for less than a tenner.; It makes it a lot easier if the oil…"
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Visual impression of new terrace development in Sketchup with render in Shaderlight.
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Alan Bardsley replied to Roy Bretton's discussion Why I Won't Be Using Yellow Pages!
"Not good at all took a what i was told was a top advert last Nov for landscape fencing ect. Very poor return for the money. I called them no help brick wall your in a contract etc... So i told them I would refuse to pay due to very very poor perform…"
23 hours ago
Jonathan Parker replied to Harry@VWGS's discussion Weibang Pro 48 BBC roller mower review.
"I use a 19" Cobra roller on my small gardens, would be too slow for you I imagine. I believe the new Hayter 41 PRO is fairly quick and around 40kg but is only a 16" cut. "
Andrew Betteridge replied to Rob's discussion Trouble with lawnmower, or just bad time to cut grass?
"A comment to me today was, that mowers bought in boxes without a PDI at a dealership are often adjusted in the factory to run slower due to emissions, then when they finally get taken in for a service after a couple of seasons to the dealership the…"
Scott H replied to Roy Bretton's discussion Why I Won't Be Using Yellow Pages!
"Yellow Pages used to be a great service.Back in 2006 to 2008 I was running an IT business and using the YP to pick up perhaps 50% of my work.
I moved on, YP shrunk to a almost a magazine size, and became their main product. I found the YC s…"
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I'm looking at purchasing a jetwasher, but dont really want to spend top money as I dont do a huge amount of it, and some of my clients have their own jetwashers. Can any-one recommend something that does a good job for below £200? Thanks Ian B

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Why I Won't Be Using Yellow Pages!

Back in October, I had Yellow Pages contact me, as to regard advertising with them. The local representative gave me a call and was very helpful and I decided to take out a yell ad on with a link to my website and the "Connect package" that puts you on 500+ directories, allegedly! I had many phone calls asking me if I had signed the paperwork and at the particular time I was busy and I hadn't, so I eventually signed the paperwork electronically, which is over the phone and using a…

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2 Replies · Reply by Alan Bardsley 23 hours ago

Tipper loading ramps?

Hi All Any recommendations on ramps for loading a tipper with a wheelbarrow? Obviously something can be made with scaffolding planks etc but they can be slippy and very dangerous in wet muddy weather. So looking for something a little more professional without spending £400.00. Also looking for a good mesh net for securing loads on a tipper.... any recommedations?   Thanks  Daniel 

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4 Replies · Reply by Ian Kenyon yesterday

Tipper van vaults?

Hi All I have just ordered a tipper van and wonder if anyone can review the van vaults and or recommend tried and tested alternatives? I already have a panel van but feel the tipper is a good addition for certain jobs. Sometimes we will have both vans at the same jobs other times at different. So when together we can make use of the panel van to keep tools and machinery dry and also safe/secure.  For the occasions we just have the tipper i think some sort of lock box would be worth while.  Any…

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Andy Richards, grounds manager at Shrewsbury School, has added to his existing fleet of Dennis mowers after recently purchasing three new Dennis FT510’s and two new G760’s.

Andy has been the grounds manager at the illustrious…

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After trialling a range of various wetting agents, Jonathan Smith, Course Manager at Cowdray Park Golf Club, West Sussex, found exactly what he was looking for in Sherriff Amenity’s Aqua-Zorb Liquid.

Golf has been played at Cowdray…

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Javelin Aer-Aid instils an air of confidence

Andy Richards, Grounds Manager at Shrewsbury School, is a firm believer that aeration is one of the most important practices carried out by groundsmen, and this is exactly why he has recently purchased a new SISIS Javelin…

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