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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…
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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…"
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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…"
1 hour 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!"
1 hour ago
Ben Pritchard replied to Graham Garden's discussion Employers look for?
"Chipper and aerial rescue, pa1+6, brushcutter."
1 hour 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…"
1 hour 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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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…"
3 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.  "
3 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."
3 hours ago
Andrew Midgley replied to GaryRK's discussion Bio Degradable Strimmer Line
"Am I assuming that this biodegradable strimming line is no longer available? I would certainly be interested in buying some myself as i want to be as environmentally conscious as possible in my line of work. "
3 hours ago
Andrew Midgley replied to Andrew Midgley's discussion Feedback on Eliet Maestro Country Shredder/Chipper
"Absolutely not! I meant £50 to hire plus my day rate! "
3 hours ago
Liam Healy replied to Andrew Midgley's discussion Feedback on Eliet Maestro Country Shredder/Chipper
"Never let your customers use your kit! Not if you value it. LOL."
3 hours ago
Andrew Midgley replied to Andrew Midgley's discussion Feedback on Eliet Maestro Country Shredder/Chipper
"Again great feedback from all.  The truth is it would be a purchase that would be used infrequently but could recoup it purchase through hiring the machine out to my customers. I could see it being used 5 or 6 times a year at £50/hire. That would be…"
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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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