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Lawn edging

I read this week, as a fire fighter- retained (part time) about work/lesiure balance.  One recomended thing (that succesful people do) is to reduce unneeded tasks!

 

or how not to be like this hamster that his life seems like one very…

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Hi all, hope the last few weeks were good for you. Lots of things are happening for me and some things takes too long.

 

The internet is amazing tool for information, as you know, think about all things that happening in many arrabs…

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john jones replied to John F's discussion Best Tap / Hose connections
"Hozelock pro is a vast improvement on the normal range. "
44 minutes ago
Chris White, Mark Wills and Albert-85@hotmail.it joined Landscape Juice Network
58 minutes ago
Jim Gibbon replied to Ali Launder's discussion Tool Maintenance
"All looks very nice to me Dan, great mower too!  Just be careful though because it has been said in this discussion that a sign written van only 'gives the impression that you're professional'. Too many 'tradesmen' fall into that category:)"
2 hours ago
Busy Bee Garden Services Limited replied to John F's discussion Best Tap / Hose connections
"I rate claber stuff, seems a tighter fit but maybe that’s subjective......."
4 hours ago
Seth Burgess replied to John F's discussion Best Tap / Hose connections
"Metal hozelocks/gardena premium are good. Having enough female connectors so you never have to take them off of the hose is even better."
5 hours ago
Andrew holt replied to Chris Lloyd-Davies's discussion Viking MB 655 RS rear roller mower
"well i never made it to the dealers, but my lawnflite mowers on ebay and im about to order a rm 655 rs, looking forwards to the upgrade!"
5 hours ago
John F replied to John F's discussion Best Tap / Hose connections
"Thanks Graham , Yes i put it down to the the above , I find even new connectors dont seem to last very long , even the brass ones seem to leak after a short while . I cut the hose pipe like you mention but just wish the connectors had a better grip…"
8 hours ago
Graham Taylor replied to John F's discussion Best Tap / Hose connections
"I've always found Hozelock pretty good....................      I've invariably found the water leaks drips are either caused by a worn/compresed O ring or else the hose end has stretched where it pushes onto the "spigot" in the connector...... just…"
11 hours ago
John F replied to Ali Launder's discussion Tool Maintenance
"I like to focus on keeping tools sharp and lubricated but my main focus which merges into what Dan mentions is what tools are really necessary to have on board , i try and look after tools so it does away with the necessity to carry a spare in case…"
11 hours ago
Landscape Juice replied to Brett Hardy's discussion Company business sharing apps & collaborative software help
"The ones often mentioned are: Basecamp, Trello and Slack."
11 hours ago
John F posted a discussion
Any recommendations for the best brand of tap and hose pipe connections which do not leak or drip when in use , I currently find hozelock the most efficient but even they are not 100% water tight . many thanks . 
12 hours ago
Dan Frazer Gardening replied to Ali Launder's discussion Tool Maintenance
"All I'm saying is people run business differently and shouldn't be put down by Gary because they don't clean tools as often as he.
Here's my van. It's not been washed since December. Does it strike you as the van of someone who doesn't take pride in…"
13 hours ago
Dan Frazer Gardening replied to Ali Launder's discussion Tool Maintenance
"Why is a business that does things different to you guilty of "just don't get it", "poor at time management " and the wrong "personal attitude"? 
The respectful way to discuss this would have been "this is what I do, how about you", rather than "thi…"
14 hours ago
Jim Gibbon replied to Ali Launder's discussion Tool Maintenance
"I find it quite telling how defensive about not cleaning tools some of you are. To the point of being really childish. For example;
Tools and van are clean therefore you are only giving the impression of being professional. You can't be doing a grea…"
14 hours ago
Dan Frazer Gardening replied to Ali Launder's discussion Tool Maintenance
"I take great pride in my work and have a fantastic image.  It doesn't mean my felcos are shiny... You could increase the efficiency of your business by adding a couple of more jobs each week instead of doing unnecessary cleaning... try it :) "
15 hours ago
mark thomas replied to Jon Perry's discussion Honda GCV 170
"Cheers Seth, thanks for the reply...."
17 hours ago
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For Sale

Due to ill health I am changing my maintenance business and can no longer manage the weight and size of this mower and wonder whether anyone here would like it. Weibang Legacy 48 PRO BBC bought in October 2016 and with 221 genuine hours.  Receipts…

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