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Investment in the maintenance of athletics tracks is as vital as the initial design and specification. Replay Maintenance, who are one of the most respected and longest established names within the synthetic surfaces’ maintenance sector, has recently

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Honey Badger replied to Luke brooks's discussion A different hedge experience
"I think during lock down everyone was just happy to be alive, now we all just want to live normally again. 
There's so many self-righteous narsassits about these days.
I miss the lock down traffic so much."
24 minutes ago
Honey Badger replied to Stephen r Brook-Smith's discussion Price increase
"I put mine up 20% starting last autumn l still have a few left do which will be in spring, because i lost my nerve after a big argument with a customer about it. 
Hoping I'll lose some old wood in the process.
One customer even offered and gave me a…"
29 minutes ago
Jes Gardner posted a discussion
We have cut a palm tree down today and now need to kill off the stump. Is there any stump killer that is best to use on this type of tree. 
57 minutes ago
Adam Woods replied to Stephen r Brook-Smith's discussion Price increase
"I'm definately doing it... but I'm waiting till the grass starts growing - there's more pressure then for them to accept and pay up, rather than looking elsewhere.
I do it with a letter, this year it will point to Diesel costs, NI hike, costs of…"
4 hours ago
John F replied to Luke brooks's discussion A different hedge experience
"People wanted to be awkward before covid no one likes restrictions and will challenge restrictions . 
Other day i encountered a pedestrian road block on my own lane due to a huge crane having to lift soil over a roof , the guys doing the work were…"
13 hours ago
John F replied to Stephen r Brook-Smith's discussion Price increase
"Hi Stephen 
Absolutely have had to increase prices otherwise there is no point . Last years mower service was £70 , This year its £90 , Seems everyone is having to adapt because the increases are too much to absorb .
I have gone with a 15% price…"
14 hours ago
David Benson replied to Luke brooks's discussion A different hedge experience
"some people want to be awkward i think the lockdown has a slight effect on peoples mentality"
14 hours ago
Andrew Betteridge replied to Luke brooks's discussion A different hedge experience
"LOL. Footways are for parking cars on, not standing on."
15 hours ago
Paul Baillie replied to John F's discussion Farm Jack
"We took a row of escalonia out a few years ago. By out, I mean chainsawed them off as low as we could. Next to a flint wall which frequently weren’t built with footings so didn’t want to disturb the ground. I’m amazed by this, but they haven’t…"
15 hours ago
Luke brooks posted a discussion
I cut a hedge a year ago and no one came near me or the ladder, my lads enjoyed working through lockdown as we were left to get on. The odd dog Walker said well done for working and doing a good job cutting the hedge back from the narrow…
16 hours ago
Jonathan Davidson replied to Stephen r Brook-Smith's discussion Price increase
"an annual set percentage is probably what most of the old heads would say is required..... but
I did a few in November verbally when I could drop it into a conversation whilst discussing the garden, the others i did by email (A) as I was a chicken…"
17 hours ago
Stephen r Brook-Smith posted a discussion
Evening all , raring to get back at it now and I'm going to increase my charges across the board I'm wondering if it's best to increase by a set percentage and how everyone else goes about it ? Email?? Fuel and equipment costs are rising so I feel…
18 hours ago
Fusion Media posted a blog post
The post-show SALTEX 2021 visitor survey has revealed a fascinating insight into the show’s visitor profile.Widely recognised as the show ‘the industry needed’, the 75th SALTEX event provided the ideal opportunity for the grounds management sector…
yesterday
My Garden Design commented on My Garden Design's blog post A Fine Example Of A Bespoke Planting Plan
"Apologies - I should have mentioned that we don't yet have any images of the newly planted garden mentioned in the blogpost.  The picture is of a planting scheme in Essex designed by one of our team."
yesterday
My Garden Design posted a blog post
We're often asked to create bespoke planting plans for landscapers who are under pressure to finish the hard landscaping and just don't have time to think about which plants should go where.  Naturally you want the finished garden to exceed on the…
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Evening all , raring to get back at it now and I'm going to increase my charges across the board I'm wondering if it's best to increase by a set percentage and how everyone else goes about it ? Email?? Fuel and equipment costs are rising so I feel…

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