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Marks on Indian stone

We have a private client who has recently had a large Indian stone patio laid in a dark grey by another contractor, it has been sealed and not been walked on until the seal has set. It joins a lawn which is laid on a heavy clay soil which is used by

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7 Replies · Reply by Sean Clarke May 2
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Wheeled strimmer

We are considering buying a wheeled self propelled strimmer. We have a large site which is not mowable due to stones and steep inclines, currently strimmed by hand which is time consuming and physically demanding.

Would a self propelled strimmer be an

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5 Replies · Reply by Clive May 1
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Losing clients/ friends.

Got to my first job of the day this morning, A garden where I have been cutting the grass, trimming hedges and generally keeping tidy for around 16 yrs now, and have always had a cup of tea with the lady who's house it was. I was aware she was Ill an

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11 Replies · Reply by Anthony Toop Apr 25
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Hayter 41 pro

Hi, hope you are all enjoying the weather, the grass is now growing as fast as I can cut it!  Anyone had a problem with the rear roller on a hayter 41 pro? The height adjust works fine but it doesn't seem to lift correctly on the other side so the mo

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Robot line marker

I was introduced to a robot line marker today. The machine marked out 3 athletics tracks in 1 day and across 3 sites 70 miles apart. The thing is revolutionary.

So my question is, does anyone use one? If so, what would you recommend, a Rigby Taylor T

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2 Replies · Reply by alan wilton Apr 21
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Light roller mower

We run Hayter 56 pro, s as our go to roller mower, but have had an influx of jobs with smaller areas to roller mow where the 56 are too cumbersome to use.

So looking for a light, say max 42kg manoeuvrable roller mower either 19 or 21 inch preferably v

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8 Replies · Reply by Rob Davies Apr 18
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Hi everyone. 

For those of you that have employees. Do you provide them with the PPE required to do the job or do you get them to buy their own gear. 

Thanks in advance :)

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9 Replies · Reply by Tommy Apr 18
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Working outside filling stations

Hi, I remember someone on here asking about whether any special training/ qualifications are required for working at filling station premises ie cutting grass and maybe hedges. Can't find the discussion now. I presume public liability insurers would

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7 Replies · Reply by Mjc Apr 16
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Well at last, I have finally done the deed, my company officially ceased trading on 31st March.  It's been a long haul (46 years) but I dont regret for one minute, packing up a cosy job in the City to help out a local landscaper during the Summer of 

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11 Replies · Reply by Jonathan Davidson Apr 16
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Echo battery tools

I see Echo have now got a (fairly small) range of 50v battery equipment out. Be very interesting to see how good they are . I've always been pleased with their petrol hedge cutters.

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Cheap new rear tine rotovator

Anyone bought any of these rear tine rotovators?

Switzer, Mattiss previously Nielsen, Jobmaster, Titan pro.

Prices from £500 to £1100.

Guess all Far East manufactured ?

Varying online reviews.

Appreciate warranty will probably be non existent and spares d

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