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I've noticed quite a few posts on Landscape Juice about setting up websites, and why we need to bother with blogging (or not) - let alone Twitter, Facebook and other social networking.Hopefully this video might might be of interest

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john jones replied to paul watson's discussion Hard (ish) pruning of a weeping birch
"I would do it. Would maybe try and wait a month or so but to do it now will be ok. Do nice tidy cuts to the branch collars and don't put anything on the wounds. People make wine from birch sap and tap the trees deliberately and they survive."
5 hours ago
Andrew Coates replied to Andrew Coates's discussion How do you tackle this one folks
"Evening Craig,sorry to here about the rough time you had,but on a happier note your back on track.To start,finding this forum was a blessing,how informative they all are,I've held back on flyering and spoke to a window cleaner I know very well to ke…"
6 hours ago
Tim harris posted a discussion
Hi all. New to the site, very interesting reading some of the posts.  I'm based in Oxfordshire and a self employed gardener, mainly concentrating on the horticultural side of things and no so much on the hard stuff. Gardening runs in the family, my…
6 hours ago
Colin Hunt replied to Charlie Manton's discussion Summer house base (MOT or not?)
"Ah, I was under the impression that it was to be slabbed as above.
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8 hours ago
Martin parry and Amanda Richards joined Landscape Juice Network
9 hours ago
paul watson posted a discussion
Hi everyone.I have a client with a  weeping birch that has 5 or six branches growing vertically (so not very weeping), he wants these pruned back hard to where the weeping format is. the weeping part of the tree is approx 3.6 meters, the verticle br…
9 hours ago
Neil Darby replied to Alan reeves's discussion Bookeeping service
"I'm in surrey, I have just paid £360 for verifiecation of accounts & tax returns. Never even met my accountant. As Andrew says its tax deductable & this year the chancellor has had to give me £1.5k back & nothing to pay til July 21. Which along with…"
10 hours ago
Adam Woods replied to Charlie Manton's discussion Summer house base (MOT or not?)
"the instructions said "firm ground" - so we just scraped off obvious lumps then levelled with the minimum disruption possible to the surface. It was a shed for general storage.... not for storing a motorbike or similar.... I would think if it was fo…"
10 hours ago
Nick @ NM Garden Services Ltd replied to Andrew Midgley's discussion Feedback on Eliet Maestro Country Shredder/Chipper
"I reckon for £50 per hire you will be losing money due the wear, fuel and servicing requirements, not to mention time taken to load, transport, unload etc... Happy to be corrected!"
11 hours ago
Ben Pritchard replied to Graham Garden's discussion Employers look for?
"Chipper and aerial rescue, pa1+6, brushcutter."
11 hours ago
Chris R Selwyn-Smith replied to Andrew Midgley's discussion Feedback on Eliet Maestro Country Shredder/Chipper
"My Eliet Prof 4 works very well I keep in the yard and chip stuff I bring home and then compost it, It makes the world of difference when it comes to composting the shredded material really heats up Putting sappy green material will block it unless…"
11 hours ago
Seth Burgess replied to GaryRK's discussion Bio Degradable Strimmer Line
"The amazon link at the start of the thread still works.
 
https://www.amazon.co.uk/559045-Biotrim-Biodegradable-Roundline-Str...
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12 hours ago
Andrew Noble updated their profile
12 hours ago
Liam Healy replied to Andrew Midgley's discussion Feedback on Eliet Maestro Country Shredder/Chipper
"I was using my old CS100 on a job and the customer asked if he could put some cuttings through from his front garden. He pointed at an innocuous pile brash. I said ok and started it - I went round the back to start tidying the saws away and when I c…"
12 hours ago
Andrew Midgley replied to Gaz's discussion Dying shrub
"I guess it's the prolonged, hot dry weather we have had recently. I would cut it back to green shoots, apply some feed to the base and water deeply. If possible put some garden compost  around the base.  "
12 hours ago
Andrew Midgley replied to Alan reeves's discussion Bookeeping service
"I pay £365 for my accounts to be verified and the tax returns on my behalf. Don't forget it's tax deductible."
13 hours ago
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Hi all. New to the site, very interesting reading some of the posts.  I'm based in Oxfordshire and a self employed gardener, mainly concentrating on the horticultural side of things and no so much on the hard stuff. Gardening runs in the family, my…

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Employers look for?

Question for employers in the arb sector. When looking for a new employee, what courses /tickets would you want to see? Also if an potential employee doesn't want the climbing ticket, what else would be most useful to the employer?Would chipper and…

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