"The original Stihl battery kit for example seemed only labelled as the "Pro" range once their "Compact Cordless" variety was introduced several years later, to distinguish the 2 types. However there are many gardeners who successfuly use the Compact…"
"10-15 years ago i read an article about a plants women who then charged £25 per metre fully planted. If money roughly halves in value every 10 years thats £50+ per metre now.
I've just planted up 3 projects and still have to finalise actual costs…"
"I run a Stiga 740 pwx [about £7500 list] and John Deere Z535m zero turn [now about £6500 list]. The Stigas are very good, but they aren’t simple machines and they hold their value, so aren’t great second hand buys.
The John Deere I have is a…"
"hi Adam, we normally expect a mature perennial to grow to the size of a dustbin lid. Clearly this varies a lot!
So as an average, if we are overplanting a new planting area, to get more impact faster, we would use 5 or 7 perennials per sq.m as…"
"Blimey, that confused me momentarily. Adam commented on your post - from 12 years ago! I'd possibly double those prices now. If you do a medium density planting of 5-7 plants per m2, depends on what your purchase costs are and what retail is. A 2L…"
"A garden we work in has just been trampled by 30 cows... they had a fine old time!!! We are quoting for replacing the plants as those that did not get eaten, got trampled ... I' reckoning that these prices should go up a bit.... to say £30 per sq…"
"Mark, We have always used Toro from when we started 40 years ago, unfortunately the new domestic machines don't have the build quality anymore. There's a Toro 270 on eBay at the moment at £1095, this is an older model and well worth buying, we ran…"
"Thank you Neil and the rest of you. The client has decided that we just do the minimum now, then in the deep midwinter really go through it. TBH to bring it all down, and repair the structure then put the plants back would take days, possibly…"
" Hi Adam, I had something very similar to do about four years ago when I started for one of my clients. The Wisteria was just rambling around on the ground & over an overgrown Mahonia as well. Pruning on a three year cycle of both was required but…"