As Blue Monday is fast approaching, I thought it would be a good idea to give a small reminder to our community here on Landscape Juice to remember to tell people about your worries and if you’re having negative thoughts. Talking about emotions is on
A groundworks company from Crieff has been fined after a worker had to have a leg amputated when it was crushed whilst working on site.
Gregor Steele, from Perthshire, suffered severe injuries when his left leg was trapped between a tractor pulling
"A study traced 1,000 people living in British cities for five years and found those living in greener surroundings reported less mental distress and higher life satisfaction, even after taking into account income, employment, marital status, physica
Living in an urban area with green spaces has a long-lasting positive impact on people's mental well-being, a study has suggested.
UK researchers found moving to a green space had a sustained positive effect, unlike pay rises or promotions, which onl
A review, commissioned by the Government and chaired by Professor Ragnar E Löfstedt recommended that "The Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981should be amended to remove the requirement for HSE to approve the training and qualifications of
Once growing in forests and only picked at certain times of the year, Chinese herbs are now grown on an industrial scale and reliant on the use of pesticid
The government has published its heatwave plan for 2013, with those working outdoors receiving special mention.
Public Health England says the plan is designed to increase organisational, public and professional awareness of the potential dangers to
A Barnstaple construction company has been fined for safety failings after a ground worker was seriously injured when he stumbled from an excavator and fell down a five metre bank at a construction site in Middle Marwood.
The 65-year-old, who does no
About The Event
5-6 March 2013 National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham
Now in its 7th successful year, Health and Wellbeing at Work is all about improving the health and wellbeing of work-aged people. The conference and exhibition will provide you wit
Awareness of landscapes for health and wellbeing is growing across government and throughout the healthcare and landscape profession. During the 66th meeting of the General Assembly of the United Nations this year, the socio-economic challenge facin
Just how healthy are the finances of your business?
Obviously we complete tax returns each year and hopefully we monitor progress through the year but this generally focuses on turnover, expenses and profit. It doesn't explain how financially health
We are delighted to announce that during the past month, Arbworx has racked up a whole wall full of landscaping industry accreditations.
APL & HTA
We heard this week that our application to join the Association of Professional Landscapers (APL) and the
We were recently asked by a couple of Primary Schools if we could build play equipment that conforms to British Standards but does not cost a small fortune.
Well in short the answer was…Yes of course we could!
Schools' budgets are getting ever tighter
Health and Safety in the garden
Robin Ainsworth is founder of www.gardens4u.co.uk, based in Market Drayton, Shropshire and Putney, South-West London.
Robin isn't convinced that garden health and safety is being taken seriously - Robin asks: What is t
The Landscape Juice Network (LJN)
What is it?
LJN is an open association of individuals and companies involved in landscaping, garden maintenance, horticulture and garden design.
The site is…
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As Blue Monday is fast approaching, I thought it would be a good idea to give a small reminder to our community here on Landscape Juice to remember to tell people about your worries and if you’re having negative thoughts. Talking about emotions…
Britmow weren’t aware how much of an impact attending a trade show would have on their future endeavours. In the run up to their 50th anniversary, they were exploring ideas of how to celebrate. It’s only when they met Kate Cooney from…
“Gardening programmes tend to be very ‘traditional’ white middle-class in their attitude towards gardening”, Julia Sargeant said in an interview after she won gold at Chelsea Flower Show in 2016. She was the first black gardener to design…
A carefully-planned turf nutrition and treatment programme utilising three key Sherriff Amenity products has produced a sustained rise in the health, condition and playing standard of greens at the Milford Golf Club in Surrey.
Paramount Plants (but their smallest is likely to be larger, and unlikely to be cheap)…"
Jumping on the GTA26 thread though, mine is always throwing the chain off. I tighten the sprocket & 5 cuts later it is slack again. I don't know if the…"
I have used Hedges Direct quite a few times now, with no problems. The Baxus they have supplied is very good, although I'm not sure if they will have what you need. I think I had one dodgy plant in 50 & that was replaced within two days.…"
Many clients over the years have preferred to cut their own lawns and I have come…"
When it comes to mowing it’s not just about mowing pensioners’ gardens. Far from…"
I am always intrigued when someone says that in their area, they would be knocked back if they were to charge the proper commercial rate for mowing and so they are therefore forced to be working far too cheaply.
I'm looking to drop a couple of customers in Romsey as the drive is too far and I can get work closer to home.They've asked for recommendations, I don't know anyone working in Romsey. So I thought I'd ask if there was anyone looking for customers…Read more…
We have a very large high end planting job commencing soon, so are in the process of sourcing herbaceous, shrubs,roses and evergreens.Part of the scheme requires semi mature Taxus Baccata cones and balls, we will use our usual local suppliers for…Read more…
For the new season, I have finally decided to upgrade my ride-on mower. This now leaves me with the issue of selling my John Deere X166. Having sold some items through ebay, I was shocked at how much the commision is, even on Classified adds. A…Read more…