"Angela - Check a trade doesnt work if you are a gardener with a round of regulars... you only get up their lists if you are constantly getting clients to review you..... and it cost me over £1,000 for a year's membership, that you can't get out of…"
"Morning Angela , I might contact some of the parish councils today to see about advertising, we have a local magazine that goes out across the areas which is £66 per month , I've used if a free times and received some good jobs from it but there's a…"
"I started advertising in local church mags in the areas I preferred to work and have had very good results, indeed fantastic value for money from one area in particular as it's elicited most of my regular clients. It's interesting that an ad in one…"
"I agree with Andrew. As a gardener who has made a living in garden/grounds maintenance and soft landscaping I think it’s a very bad idea. People think that artificial turf is a fit and forget option. It isn’t.
It has to be maintained. It needs to be…"
"Personally as a gardener I cannot recommend the use of artificial turf except in exceptional circumstances. To me it is another product designated to landfill and as such has no environmental merit at all. "
"This thread is 6 years old but I've seen plenty ripped up and replaced with turf. Once a cat has shit on the stuff snd leaves composted in it. The appeal after 5 years really has worn off. The REAL grass is always greener. I accept in the right…"
"I think that it should be subject to Planning Permission from the local Council.
Astro Turf and the likes are OK for sports grounds, but when it comes to private gardens it has nothing to add to eco system within the garden, in fact it destroys a…"
Quick questionWe are launching our gardening service business over the next month or so and are just going for standard maintenance, lawn mowing, hedge trimming, weeding, lawn mowing etc, nothing to extravagant untill we are more established ( we…
"I think you're referring to Robbie re Premier Lawns. He's using a Scotts SR2000 which has a slide flap you can lower on the RHS, as per video. It's also around £600 - good piece of kit, best spreader I'm aware of and use it oursleves.
Re £100, not…"