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Billybop replied to Danny Hyland's discussion Autumn Start Up....is it worth it?
"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…"
2 hours ago
John F replied to Danny Hyland's discussion Autumn Start Up....is it worth it?
"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…"
3 hours ago
Andrew Midgley replied to Landscape Juice's discussion Winter Economy Plan - HM Treasury
"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. "
4 hours ago
Andrew Midgley replied to Danny Hyland's discussion Autumn Start Up....is it worth it?
"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…"
4 hours ago
Billybop replied to Danny Hyland's discussion Autumn Start Up....is it worth it?
"nice one, it's best not to get stung over these matters lol"
5 hours ago
Danny Hyland replied to Danny Hyland's discussion Autumn Start Up....is it worth it?
"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…"
5 hours ago
Billybop replied to Danny Hyland's discussion Autumn Start Up....is it worth it?
"great name Danny, did you google it first to see if anyone else is using it,  I don't know if it would necessarily be an issue if they were"
5 hours ago
Danny Hyland replied to Danny Hyland's discussion Autumn Start Up....is it worth it?
"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 👍🏼"
5 hours ago
Andrew Betteridge replied to Landscape Juice's discussion Winter Economy Plan - HM Treasury
"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…"
6 hours ago
John F replied to Simon Jones's discussion General landscaping contract terms
"Hi Simon 
If you type ''contract templates'' in the search box in top right hand corner it should produce some results ."
11 hours ago
Andrew Midgley replied to Landscape Juice's discussion Winter Economy Plan - HM Treasury
"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…"
12 hours ago
Nigel Skinner replied to Charlie Manton's discussion New mowers 'tuned up' before dispatch - does this increase vibes?
"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…"
13 hours ago
Simon Jones posted a discussion
Hi I am looking for a fair set of contract terms. I am just starting out and wanted to know if anyone is prepared to share anything that may assist? Thanks
14 hours ago
Ben Pritchard replied to Charlie Manton's discussion New mowers 'tuned up' before dispatch - does this increase vibes?
"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…"
21 hours ago
Sean Clarke replied to Sean Clarke's discussion Ego backpack harness with multi tool
"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…"
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