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Agrovista Amenity is excited to announce that it will be continuing its partnership with national environmental charity The Tree Council, pledging to sponsor the planting of more than a thousand trees. The trees will be planted over the next…

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John F replied to John F's discussion Service Schedule Stihl Cordless Hedge Trimmer ?
"Many Thanks everyone . Sorted now , just removed the 4 torx screws and lifted gear box cover ,…"
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Billybop replied to John F's discussion Service Schedule Stihl Cordless Hedge Trimmer ?
"hi John yes its definitely a diy job to me, and i am not mechanically minded whatsoever. The higher…"
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Honey Badger replied to John F's discussion Service Schedule Stihl Cordless Hedge Trimmer ?
"I think ap range you just rub a bit of grease on the cogs every 16hrs. The combi heads I fill up…"
Graham Taylor replied to John F's discussion Service Schedule Stihl Cordless Hedge Trimmer ?
"I'm sure this is just a trick to extort money form customers.  As said, the gearbox will need…"
Peter Davis replied to John F's discussion Service Schedule Stihl Cordless Hedge Trimmer ?
"I don't have the battery one but on both my stihl combi hedgecutter & another battery one, I remove…"
Intelligent Gardening replied to Ben Hattersley's discussion Pricing for School grounds maintenance
"and he can bid for other contracts once he has the set up."
John F replied to John F's discussion Service Schedule Stihl Cordless Hedge Trimmer ?
"Hi Billy That's a good point greasing the gears , essential I should imagine , I wonder if it's a…"

Service Schedule Stihl Cordless Hedge Trimmer ?

Just curious I have purchased most of my cordless machines on line so had no reminders to have it serviced and it all runs fine .One machine I purchased from a supplier dealer with a showroom and it's perfect for light trimming no problems at all a Stihl hedge trimmer AK model .I received a reminder to have it serviced but cannot think of any parts which require servicing as it performs as good as new and done many hours of work .The blade is still sharp with no sap or resin build up Am I…

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7 Replies · Reply by John F 22 hours ago
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Drainage Issues - Grass Flooding

Hi all New to the forum, but looking for some advice.  My mothers garden sits much lower than the garden to the left and directly behind, so all all the water flows into her garden making it very wet and the grassy area unusable.  I am looking for advice on adding some drainage/soakaway so she can have some Astro turf that won't become waterlogged.  any help/ideas would be appreciated.  cheers

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2 Replies · Reply by Honey Badger on Thursday
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Discussion on Best Landscape Business Management Software

Hi everyone,I'm Marc, one of the founders of CQ Business Management Software. Some of you might remember us from our earlier days as Custom Quoter. Since then, we've undergone significant changes, not just in name but in the breadth and depth of our software's capabilities. We're here not just to reintroduce ourselves but to spark a conversation about what makes for the best landscape business management software.We believe in the power of community feedback and transparent discussions. It's…

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Re-turfing on flooded top soil

Morning all.To start, i am a DIYer and by no means an expert gardener.I have cleared my garden following the completion of my house extension - stripped up the old patchy lawn, rotovated sub soil and imported 10 tonne of topsoil which i spread over the bank holiday weekend (depths vary from 25 - 100mm across approx 110m2). I started to do bit of a compacting with the heels of my boots but had to abandon due to the rain - it hasn't really stopped raining since!  The newly laid top soil is now…

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2 Replies · Reply by Tim Bucknall on Friday
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How to quote various jobs for a property

Hi all,I have been asked to give a quote for a property, the owner has said apart from the basics like mowing/weeding there will be various other jobs and is looking for 1 day per week. Now after reading plenty of posts on here about avoiding an hourly/day rate how would I go about giving him a price? Some of the examples he's given me are; planting 150m of hedge, planting wild flowers around a pond, possibly finishing the pond (its just a big hole at the minute). The main point is the work…

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7 Replies · Reply by Honey Badger Apr 9
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Cherry Blossom Tree

I have a cherry blossom tree to prune in late summer but the length of each leading branch needs reducing by over 50 % ideally by more to ensure it does not encroach customers neighbours property wall and increase light .Also lots of criss crossing and rubbing branches to remove  Is this too much pruning to do in one go for a cherry blossom tree which is 20 feet in height or should the pruning be staggered to give it a chance to recover .Thanks 

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5 Replies · Reply by Tim Bucknall on Friday
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Pricing for School grounds maintenance

Hi all,Just looking for some advice and guidance really.I run my own living wall install and maintenance company, however I have been approached by a school to quote for the grounds maintenance.We can do the project, but I am unsure how to price and at what prices to charge as the living wall market is so much different.Would be great if anyone could help out with pricing.They require the following: SpecificationAprMayJunJulyAugSeptOctNovDecJanFebMar             Weed control…

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13 Replies · Reply by Intelligent Gardening on Sunday
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