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Pellenc, the world’s leading expert in battery-powered tools for maintaining landscapes, has launched the first truly professional ‘on-board’ battery range – The Pellenc Alpha range.

The Pellenc Alpha range sees two new batteries (P260 and…

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Places for People, one of the UK’s largest property management companies, has reported a number of significant benefits since investing in a large fleet of Pellenc battery powered equipment.

Places for People has over 50 years’ experience…

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John Rippin, head gardener at the stunning Bodnant Estate in North Wales, believes that his battery powered Airion hand blower from Pellenc is the perfect machine to avoid disrupting the estate’s visitors.   

The Bodnant Estate, a…

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The New Pellenc 1200 battery and harness enters UK market. The new Pellenc ULiB 1200 battery and harness has entered the UK market with battery life increased by 20% compared to the to the ULiB1100 battery. Pellenc is exclusively…

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Etesia UK has announced huge savings on selected models in its Duocut range of green technology battery-powered pedestrian mowers.

The revolution in battery powered equipment continues to sweep through the groundscare industry and it is…

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The Ernest Doe branch in Esher has been appointed as a new Etesia dealer and will be distributing Etesia’s complete product range throughout Surrey.

The renowned Ernest Doe brand can be traced all the way back to June 1898 when Ernest took…

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Etesia UK has announced the appointment of Country Machinery Ltd, based in Driffield, East Yorkshire as its newest dealer.

Country Machinery, a family run business providing sales, services repairs and parts for all grounds care…

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Etesia completes portfolio for Scamblers

Scamblers, based in Bourn, Cambridgeshire, believe they now have a complete portfolio of groundscare machinery after they were confirmed as Etesia UK’s newest dealer.

First established in 1974, the family owned business specialise in…

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Etesia UK dealers recently visited the company’s HQ and factory in Wissembourg, France to see their state-of-art factory and production line.

More than 15 dealers, made up of new and existing companies, took part in three days of visits and…

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SALTEX Innovation Award Winners

The very first SALTEX Innovation Award celebrated the best in brand new grounds care technology when the show took place at the NEC, Birmingham on 1 and 2 November 2017.

Making its debut, the…

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Etesia UK, the distributor of Pellenc battery-powered tools in the UK and Ireland, has announced a special offer which will see customers save up to 50% of the purchase price of the ULiB1100…

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Pellenc will be exhibiting at this year’s IOG SALTEX on stand E055 which will showcase their professional range of environmentally friendly, lithium-ion battery powered tools.

A forerunner when it…

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John Fulton and dan are now friends
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3 hours ago
Sean Warry is now a member of Landscape Juice Network
6 hours ago
Peter replied to Oliver clarkson's discussion Price increase
"I've had to do this numerous times over the years and never enjoy it.  Some customers are fine with it but others seem to expect you to keep the same rate year in year out.  It can be difficult when it's a longer term customer where there is some lo…"
7 hours ago
Jack Chapman replied to Oliver clarkson's discussion Price increase
"A £1 increase on a £20 job is 5%. Nothing wrong with adding a pound or two at a time."
10 hours ago
Dave F replied to Oliver clarkson's discussion Price increase
"Hi all, I’ve struggled with this a little bit as the majority of my customers are regular lawn cuts/maintenance so tend to be £15/£20 per visit.......to increase by 2%/3% each year is what I’d like to do but would equate to a 40p/60p increase which…"
12 hours ago
Joe McWilliams replied to Joe McWilliams's discussion searching for 15cm posts
"thankyou so much.I think chamfered is the thing."
13 hours ago
David Benson replied to Oliver clarkson's discussion Price increase
"if you do it yearly it will be a smaller jump than doing it every 2nd year and a lot will not question it , if any complain about it replace them after all you are there to make a living "
yesterday
David Benson replied to Alan reeves's discussion Gardening a safe way to make a living
"there is a lot of poisonous plants some of wich are quite common. the Alnwick garden at Alnwick castle has a fenced off area of poisnous plants "
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Ben Pritchard replied to Green Girl Garden Care's discussion What herbicide to kill bamboo
"Hammer drill it into little bits? Or spray it off and turn the raised bed into a bench?"
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alastair hobart is now a member of Landscape Juice Network
yesterday
Phil Voice replied to Joe McWilliams's discussion searching for 15cm posts
"Any good sawmill would be able to cut wood to your spec. Look for one that has pressure treatment facilities. If they don't champfer then buy a cheapr router and a chapfering bit and do it yourself
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Graham Taylor replied to Joe McWilliams's discussion searching for 15cm posts
"I think you'll find the picture actually shows a picture of an edge that has been "radiused" ( ie rounded")  rather than "chamfered" where a flat is created at 45 degrres to the post side which makes it a lot easier for Joe to measure his 1" wide. 
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Neal Barker @ Etesia uk replied to Alan reeves's discussion Gardening a safe way to make a living
"there are many plants in the uk which come under the poisonous / dangerous clasification but most really are down to the reaction they cause some people when they come in contact with the sap's as there more corstic on fair to sensitive skins, this…"
yesterday
Gary RK replied to Joe McWilliams's discussion searching for 15cm posts
"Are you talking about planed ‘European’ style posts where the corners are chamfered ?
If so, try a Hillhout or Forest stockists. I’ve used their 10cm post as they give a modern look  - not sure if they do a 15cm / 6in post ?"
yesterday
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Price increase

Evening people. Just wondering how others approach the issue of increasing rates(wording, time of the year, do you find many current customers question you on it? And do you reply without offending them)  Thanks look forward to your replies.

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