"If I was starting from scratch again now I would probably build up my client base using some kind of introductory offer to win the potential regular jobs, making it clear from the out set that it's exactly that and will be cranked up a bit as time…"
"Great name , very memorable , I am in the North and see Kent as a rich seam of garden opportunity .
Like i have mentioned i have made a miraculous recovery this month after a lean summer and a decimated customer base , If this can happen in the…"
"I agree Andy. I have seen an increase in the number of gardening and tree surgeons businesses in my area. As you say some will fall by the way side but it will mean competition and that could impact on what you can charge. "
"If you start now, you might have a head start for 2021 due to the rise in unemployment and the number of potential new gardeners springing up. I usually find I am busy up until Christmas and then it quieten down for January and February. I don't…"
"Yes definitely checked online and social media. Don't want to step on any toes. The only firms I saw using it was florists. There's a landscape design business that has a similar name, but they're in a different field to what I'll be doing and I…"
"Thanks to everyone for their feedback and advice. It's definitely given me the encouragement to start up. Company will be called "Nettles & Petals" and I'll be praticing in the Bromley to westerham areas of Kent. 👍🏼 Thanks again for your time 👍🏼"
"I watched a programme on TV last night about the effects of the lockdown on jobs.
They started the programme with an electrician and his wife who had both been furloughed then made redundant. They finished the programme in a private training school…"
"I have many concerns about this government but the one thing I will support is the Chancellor's financial support packages. I know some are complaining about the lack of money being handed out and the restrictions but the reality is this will be a…"
"The way I take it is, the manufacture is providing a machine capable of doing what it says on the tin and within legislative boundaries. Yes it may be capable of more by tuning. But is anybody actually saying an out of the box machine won't perform…"
"I've gone down the havs rabbit hole recently and was shocked by the ratings on roller mowers.. hayter 51 roller at 5.5!, By my reckoning that's 1.5hrs use then no more havs for the rest of the day.. crazy as some days there's 6 hours of pedestrian…"
"Thanks for doing that, James! I'll give it another chance tomorrow before I take it back to the shop. 95% of my hedge cutting is done with the multi-tool and short hedge cutter attachment, it's not exactly heavy, but if the back pack works then it'd…"