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Etesia ET Lander Wins SALTEX Innovation Award

The Etesia ET Lander utility vehicle has won the SALTEX 2021 Innovation award within the vehicle category, while also finishing second within the environmentally friendly category.

The SALTEX innovation awards were introduced to reward companies launc

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Pellenc is ‘superior’ for Hard Graft

Hard Graft Garden Services, based in East Lothian, Scotland, believes that Pellenc is a ‘superior’ brand of battery-powered technology.

Hard Graft Garden Services is a family-run business based in Longniddry, East Lothian. Founded by father Stuart, th

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Martin Carty, Managing Director at Carty Services, has revealed how a 0% interest finance offer from Etesia UK enabled him to improve operations on a wide range of school playing fields throughout Warwickshire. 

During last year’s uncertainty and inev

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Etesia UK is proud to announce the launch of the ET Lander – a new fully electric utility vehicle built specifically for use on roads and all types of paths in both the town and countryside.

Always attentive to professionals - particularly local autho

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The battery-powered Pellenc Prunion pruning shears have proved to be instrumental in helping one of the UK’s largest Christmas tree growers.

Tayside Forestry has been producing Christmas trees in the heart of the Angus countryside in Scotland for near

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Angus Roberts believes he has an opportunity to make his new business - Border Lawns, stand out from the competition and he claims that his recent investment in a range of Pellenc products will certainly help his cause.

Angus recently announced that h

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20 Years and Counting!

It feels like we’re all finally coming out of a long winter that included much of 2020! Now it’s time to celebrate that fresh feeling of spring, with 20 years under our belt and looking forward to 20 more!

From humble beginnings with a summerhouse off

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Woodlawn – a garden and lawn maintenance company in Northern Ireland, insist on providing the best service to their customers, and it is for this reason that it has invested in a brand-new fleet of Etesia pedestrian mowers. 

Formed in 2014 by Aaron Br

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Pellenc, distributed in the UK and Ireland by Etesia UK, is taking flexible finance to a new level by offering zero deposit and nothing to pay until March 2021.

From 1 November 2020, customers purchasing the Pellenc Landscape Pack, which consists of t

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Etesia Buffalo – Power in Paradise

After two unsuccessful mowers, landowner Dr Ueli Zellweger has finally found the ride-on mower he was looking for to help maintain the ‘most beautiful spot on earth.’

Dr Ueli Zellweger, a retired veterinary physician, found his slice of paradise in 19

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Etesia UK has announced a 0% interest finance option to allow customers greater flexibility when purchasing a new Hydro 80 MKHP5 ride-on mower.

Customers looking to purchase a new Etesia Hydro 80 MKHP5 can benefit from three years’ interest-free finan

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Etesia Hydro 124 DL is part of the family

After using their previous Etesia Hydro 124 D for eighteen years, the Malpas family felt it was time for an upgrade. When it came to choosing a new ride-on mower, there was only one choice - a new Hydro 124 DL.

The Malpas family, based in Hertfordshir

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Open forum activity

Vic 575 replied to Stephen r Brook-Smith's discussion Price increase
"You think people shouldn’t be taken in by my ‘big shiny pickup truck’. Do you think that’s the case with my clients? After 37 years of being in the trade and 32 years of being in business for myself.
Some of my clients have been with me for 32…"
3 hours ago
Vic 575 replied to Stephen r Brook-Smith's discussion Price increase
"I am certainly not criticizing people who work for less and I would never look down on the paper boy earning a little extra by mowing an old ladies lawn. Good luck to the lad. But, this is a forum for professional gardeners, not paper boys or the…"
4 hours ago
Andrew Betteridge replied to Stephen r Brook-Smith's discussion Price increase
"My overheads and expenses are too high, if I could reduce them I would have more money in my pocket, which would effectively be a pay rise without increasing my rates to the customers.
However price increases such as the the increase in fuel prices…"
5 hours ago
Clive replied to Stephen r Brook-Smith's discussion Price increase
"There was a discussion thread and the average for a ton bag of waste was £25.00 "
5 hours ago
Will Roberts replied to Stephen r Brook-Smith's discussion Price increase
"👍 cheers all the best for the new season. "
5 hours ago
John F replied to Stephen r Brook-Smith's discussion Price increase
"There certainly are regional differences Will , Here districts within the same region but quantum leaps in terms of  wealth but differing values when it comes to gardeners often suprising outcomes . 
It's a non stop learning curve this job .
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6 hours ago
Will Roberts replied to Stephen r Brook-Smith's discussion Price increase
"Agreed John, it's a personal contract between yourself and the client, there's plenty of work out there for people who do good job. There's going to be regional variations on price as well and I don't know where others who've commented live but here…"
7 hours ago
John F replied to Stephen r Brook-Smith's discussion Price increase
"The advertisement offering gardening services at the lower rate for me is more of an observation than a critcism . 
Its possibly a new start up feeling their way , The realisation soon sets in that this is hard and demanding work and anyone serious…"
7 hours ago
Will Roberts replied to Stephen r Brook-Smith's discussion Price increase
"Hi Vic, I think a lot of what you say is right and my mindset is probably a product my many years working for agricultural rates as school leaver, £3 an hour, back in the dark ages. so £20 an hour feels like a small fortune to me now. It's food for…"
8 hours ago
Vic 575 replied to Stephen r Brook-Smith's discussion Price increase
"To be fair Will, I think that it’s often the case that some can talk themselves into believing that they can’t charge more than a certain amount. It becomes a self-fulfilling prophecy. Once the clients are educated to think that you are a cheap…"
9 hours ago
Will Roberts replied to Stephen r Brook-Smith's discussion Price increase
"I totally agree with you on that, there's no room for untrustworthy cowboys. I'm not sure where I fit in though because of my thirty or so customers, 80% are pensioners and the rest young professionals and one the owner of an industrial estate I…"
9 hours ago
Will Roberts replied to Stephen r Brook-Smith's discussion Price increase
"Listen I'm not condemning people who charge higher rates it just wouldn't work for me in my experience, and I've also been doing this for over thirty years so do have some experience myself. The £20 per hour was perhaps a bit misleading as it…"
10 hours ago
Simon Perry replied to Stephen r Brook-Smith's discussion Price increase
"It's not only about the rate. For private clients, a smart appearance, a signed van and attention to punctuality and reliability is of prime importance. Many of my clients are in the older age bracket and they hold a lot of store by being able to…"
10 hours ago
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10 hours ago
Vic 575 replied to Stephen r Brook-Smith's discussion Price increase
"It had already crossed my mind that most of us in this post are all charging the proper commercial rates. Yet there have been threads where the idea of £60p/h for grass cutting was thought by a few to be ridiculously high.
On that thread there was…"
12 hours ago
Sue/Bayleaf's Traditional replied to Stephen r Brook-Smith's discussion Price increase
"My problem is, if I start to put my rates up, I run the risk of being undercut by deckswab joe's who will undercut proffessional gardeners, especially as we are constantly told that inflation is rising and people ill cut back on expenditure etc...…"
12 hours ago
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