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A Christmas gift of a gardening course with some of the world’s best gardeners is just a click away as MyGardenSchool launches a unique online gift certificate 

MyGardenSchool, the world’s first online gardening school, has today launched gift certifi

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Eco Garden Maintenance are glad to announce that we have ordered more pellenc t

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ANP Services Spalding are the answer you are looking for, for all your professional garden and commercial grounds maintenance requirements in and around the Spalding, Lincolnshire area.

 

We carry out all aspects of professional garden and commercial g

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Ayegardening

Ayegardening is a friendly, reliable, hard working family gardening business serving Crawley, Horsham and Dorking areas but also spanning across Surrey and West Sussex.

Gardening services:

  • Regular garden maintenance
  • Commercial and domestic
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Just a quick update from MyGardenSchool on some new courses we've launched that start this Saturday. Courses range from beginners intros, to real pro stuff on Design and Construction. They're all four week online courses - the new courses starting on
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Peter Davis posted a discussion
I want to replace the head of my Kombi Polesaw attachment.  I have now discovered that there are two versions.This is shown by some dealers.This by other dealers. Clearly it's a more solid head. Does anyone know what the other differences are ?
30 minutes ago
Billybop commented on Fleur Voice's blog post STIHL UPDATES HSA 94 CORDLESS HEDGE TRIMMER RANGE
"If the rear handle was redesigned with a battery housing below where the trigger is, that might work"
1 hour ago
Busy Bee Garden Services Limited replied to Dylan's discussion Which VAT scheme
"We are on the standard scheme which I think means you can reclaim everything but still charge 20%, there is another scheme I think where you charge less but can't reclaim...
 
I also think you have to have an accounting software package as you have…"
1 hour ago
Andrew Betteridge replied to Adam Woods's discussion I need a machine to....
"The guys installing fibre optic cable for internet and phone just use a spade to make a slit across lawns to push it down into then stamp on the lawn around the slit to close it up.
One of my lady customers had a new gas supply installed, I thought…"
11 hours ago
Neil Ruddick replied to Adam Woods's discussion I need a machine to....
"Do you know any farmers?  Round here I have seen them use a mole plough behind tractors.  The plough is a vertical blade, at the bottom of which is a pointed steel cylinder.  Pipes/cables can be pulled behind the pointed steel cylinder.  They use…"
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17 hours ago
Nick @ NM Garden Services Ltd replied to Dylan's discussion Which VAT scheme
"Time management is important. We use a bookeeper to take track of receipts and payments, and automate expenses via an app called DEXT (used to be called receiptbank).
With regards to fixing machines we pay a member of staff to work extra hours in…"
17 hours ago
Peter Davis replied to John F's discussion Adverse weather management
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20 hours ago
Dylan replied to Dylan's discussion Which VAT scheme
"I struggle to find the time in the season as I'm working 8 til 7 5 days a week then Saturdays and family commitments.
I know I need to employ accountant sooner rather than later as I do my books every Dec when I shut down for 2 weeks and these take…"
20 hours ago
Nick @ NM Garden Services Ltd replied to Dylan's discussion Which VAT scheme
"We are on the standard vat scheme. We file our quarterly vat returns with QuickBooks and don't involve our accountants in the process. 
it means your books will need to be kept up to date every 3 months but that's no bad thing. "
22 hours ago
Dylan posted a discussion
It looks like i will have to go vat registered now as my turnover will hit the £85k mark.In the past I have done my own accounts as they are fairly straight forward but I will need a accountant if I am vat registered.just wondered wether to applt…
22 hours ago
Honey Badger replied to Ricky Watkins's discussion Keeping Batteries warm over winter
"My Makita batteries go in the Makita duffel bag with the tools in the garage. My stihl batteries, I keep in a Stihl battery bag, which holds a charger and three batteries and I reckon I might be able to squeeze in a fourth. The bag goes back in the…"
22 hours ago
Dylan replied to Phil Voice's discussion How much does it cost to lay turf per square metre?
"I'm doing one now which. Is 140m2 and charging £25m2 which includes digger to remove the old lawns front and back, skip, top soil and turf."
22 hours ago
John F replied to John F's discussion Adverse weather management
"Lovely place to live and work Peter ."
23 hours ago
John F replied to Adam Woods's discussion I need a machine to....
"Can a spade cut through armoured cable ? "
23 hours ago
Peter Davis replied to John F's discussion Adverse weather management
"Bunch of softies :)  I very rarely take a day off.  There is always something that can be done & I always have a few jobs, at each client, that can be done in difficult weather.  I am on the West Coast of Ireland & often working in very exposed…"
23 hours ago
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