"Hi Gary I use a lot of the Stihl battery kit but wouldn't have a BGA200 myself as the 765cfm Ego blower I currently use is in fact more powerful by a few Newtons of force, and easier to just pick up, do a bit, then put down, as not tethered to a…"
Morning AllI'm looking to take on a landscape labourer to assist us on our domestic landscape work. Im happy to take on a trainee and help them with NVQ/app rents ship or it could be a person with existing skills who is looking to move up to the…
"Hi Richard well done for highlighting this I know it affects many people to a degree
The Electrician reference is a familiar story I know an electrician who was time served and worked for a company with no issues until he became self employed and…"
"I had one client similar he couldn't care less that each carrot stood him at £20 each, runner beans maybe a fiver apiece, a couple of carefully curated melons in the greenhouse probably 200 quid, he was living the dream in his retirement, now at…"
"Hi Tracy, the work is out there, BUT it will take a little bit longer to find it than mowing and hedge cutting work.
Talk to any other tradesmen who sets foot on your existing clients property - window cleaners, pool men, fencing contractors, rural…"
"Richard, from my own experience and from talking to others it's pretty normal to loose enthusiasm for gardening after 7 years, what else is there really to learn after that point. I just try and do more of the stuff I enjoy and more profitable work.…"
"No hornets nest. But people are obviously on a very different page. Hence responses referencing how cheap vegetables are to buy. The customers I work for have more money than I could ever dream of, so having a productive kitchen and cut flower…"
i have ocd to a degree and i understand what your saying.a book you might find useful is "brain lock" by jeffrey.m.schwartz.tiredness can make my ocd worse.i manage to run a part time garden maintenance business.depression can cause a…"
Morning all, I haven't been here for a long time as Ive been suffering with my mental health quite badly since the pandemic changed my life/business. Before this industry, I worked in the electrical industry, but I decided on a career in ground…
"Hes had the same guys coming for years... each year they put the prices up - this is what its at now!
I've got a feeling they may have to bring their prices down a bit or make room for someone else ...."
If you've got a horticultural qualification you should join The Gardeners Guild. It will cost you around £60 and for that you get free advertising on their website, access to legal advice, documents and all things helpful to the self…"