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Mark replied to Craig Flatters's discussion How long till we stop mowing?
"Craig
Just outside Crewe here - yep finding the same as you. Lawns very dry and stressed, very little growth. I'm discussing the situation with clients when I arrive - coming to a joint decision re mow or not. Most lawns up to now have taken a mow /…"
14 minutes ago
Colin Hunt replied to Craig Flatters's discussion How long till we stop mowing?
"S.E. Essex and virtually no rain since the lock down.  Has been a real help as the normal spring weeds have been slow and grass-growth has not been as prolific as normal. We have been able to reduce visits thus helping with our Covid 19 precautions.…"
7 hours ago
Colin Anson replied to Craig Flatters's discussion How long till we stop mowing?
"Same here...wakefield area. Had the first phone call yesterday from a customer saying their grass didn't need cutting. On the plus side...now the tips are opening, so less grass to cut will give me a chance to catch up on the backlog of hedgecutting…"
7 hours ago
BCH Gardens replied to Craig Flatters's discussion How long till we stop mowing?
"I am in Perthshire in Scotland, I have already had sprinklers out on some lawns twice or three times..........
April we had 23mm rain total
So far May has produced 47mm rain
35mm of which was last weekend.  Been warm and sunny ever since.  23 degree…"
7 hours ago
Andrew Coates replied to Andrew Coates's discussion New Venture
"Morning Vic.What a calming and understanding read.I totally understand.Thankyou so much for the thorough explanation.
Thanks to Vic to."
7 hours ago
Colin Hunt replied to Andrew Coates's discussion New Venture
"What Vic said +1 
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8 hours ago
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8 hours ago
Sean Clarke replied to Edward baker's discussion Lawn feed without weed and moss kill
"So you want the moss, but don't want the moss? I can understand what you mean, but really you need to get rid of the moss altogether and just have healthy grass."
16 hours ago
Vic 575 replied to Andrew Coates's discussion New Venture
"As Jim has said, pricing is critical. If you undercharge a customer at the start you won’t be able to correct that with them later. So if you charge £25 when it should be £50, they won’t wear a doubling of the charge further down the road. Who would…"
16 hours ago
Edward baker replied to Craig Flatters's discussion How long till we stop mowing?
"I missed a couple of weekly cuts out this afternoon. Even a fortnightly cut I did this morning the grass was quite short.
East yorks based."
16 hours ago
Edward baker replied to Edward baker's discussion Lawn feed without weed and moss kill
"Thanks for the advice,  I don't think mo bactor is the answer as without moss there would hardly be any lawn left! I'll look for marathon sport. 
I've got some seaweed stuff ( carnt remember the name at mo ) but it kills the moss too, so no good in…"
16 hours ago
David Hooper replied to Sean Payne's discussion Tripod Ladders
"I use the adjustment bar to level it and scaf boards on the tread side. Never got any one to hold it for me. Its a bit wobbly at the top but still stable. I never stand over the Apex. I've had it 12yrs years, it's never fallen over and I've not fall…"
16 hours ago
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16 hours ago
Sean Payne replied to Sean Payne's discussion Tripod Ladders
" Have similar already and certain big jobs I have find myself still using paving stones under one side and person holding it. "
17 hours ago
Andrew Coates replied to Andrew Coates's discussion New Venture
"Evening Jim.Thankyou for your post.Im absorbing the information that you have given , exciting but nervous,some interesting articles on pricing on this site.Thankyou again.for your time."
17 hours ago
Andrew Coates replied to Andrew Coates's discussion New Venture
"EveningJohn,thankyou so much for your reply.both you and Jim's replies are so encouraging.A lot to take in and absorb.I will be rooting out the books and videos youve recommended.My wife has been designing fliers for distribution.i must say that thi…"
17 hours ago
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Hello everyone.I am new to this site and been doing a lot of research on starting up a gardening services buisness.Im in the process of closing my cafe buisness with my wife for the last 12 years sadly due to the Covid 19 Pandemic.Im 53 now and want…

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