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Whether you carry out your own gardening, or employ a gardener or have a contract with a garden maintenance business, ALL gardens create waste - this is an undeniable FACT.

So what can you do with this waste?

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Dave Colton replied to Allan Steele's discussion Alternative chain for Stihl MSA 200 C and HT-Km pole pruner
"I use rotatech chains and they have been very good, I use them on my chainsaws and my pole pruners and from a price point you get 2 chains for the price of a stihl one. They hold a good edge and sharpen easily. The one point I would make is there is…"
6 hours ago
Dave Colton replied to Edward baker's discussion What to wear while spraying
"I use tyvek suits and 2 pairs of vinyl gloves when spraying,  I dont use a face shield but when applying biocides I do use a ffp3 mask. A face shield is normally only required when handling the concentrate during the initial mixing. Others will cert…"
6 hours ago
Edward baker posted a discussion
As above, I know what I should be wearing but what do people actually use? Paper suit, gloves and a face shield?? And yes I am qualified, but it's a long time ago! 
7 hours ago
Allan Steele posted a discussion
Hi AllI am looking for an alternative chain for MSA 200 C and HT-Km pole pruner and wondered if anyone could recommend one please
8 hours ago
Robbie posted a blog post
17 hours ago
Karsten Tomkins replied to Karsten Tomkins's discussion Garden Design Software 2D to 3D; 3D to 2D
"This Garden Planner seems to be all fine with the scale side of things - I haven't noticed anything wierd there....? I've got the plan loaded into my Surface Pro, and another good thing is while I'm on the job, setting out the plants, if I need to c…"
17 hours ago
Nicola Berry replied to Karsten Tomkins's discussion Garden Design Software 2D to 3D; 3D to 2D
"Hi Karsten, yes I meant a 2D graphic in plan view, saved as a  component so I can generate a report to get the right quantities.  I know what you mean about the 2D face-me graphics, they are an irritation and move around from where you’ve placed the…"
yesterday
Karsten Tomkins replied to Karsten Tomkins's discussion Garden Design Software 2D to 3D; 3D to 2D
"Hi Jane,
Yes, the Garden Planner is truly a simple software compared to Sketchup (I like to call it Ketchup! ((~8). I can easily see why you wouldn't use it after getting established with Sketchup. I wouldn't even say it has plant lists, just genera…"
yesterday
Karsten Tomkins replied to Karsten Tomkins's discussion Garden Design Software 2D to 3D; 3D to 2D
"Yes Nicola, who wouldn't hanker after Vectorworks ((~8When you say a 2D plant graphic, do you mean 2D in plan view? This Garden Planner, I'm discovering, is relatively simple, but really seems to go right to the limits of its simplicity. What I like…"
yesterday
Pete hughes and Chris Perry joined Landscape Juice Network
yesterday
Dave Colton replied to Rob's discussion Reccommendations for industrial weed killer
"They both contain flazasulfuron so to all intents and purposes they are the same."
yesterday
Jane Harries replied to Karsten Tomkins's discussion Garden Design Software 2D to 3D; 3D to 2D
"Hi again Karsten,
I've just had a look at the Garden Planner.  A nice simple tool.. But I am too far down the line with Sketchup to get this.  I was looking to have one that produced a plant list, but this has too few plants.  You can build up a lib…"
yesterday
John hall replied to Rob's discussion Reccommendations for industrial weed killer
"Is this chikara the same as katana which is purchased from sheriff amenity
i work for a local authority and we use glyphosate and katana mixed on gravel roundabouts I must say they stay weed free for most of the season 
we have used proshield before…"
yesterday
Jane Harries replied to Karsten Tomkins's discussion Garden Design Software 2D to 3D; 3D to 2D
"Hello Karsten,
I too hanker after Vectorworks but use Sketchup.. If you have a sketch of a design you want to put in 3D you can import a jpg of your drawing into Sketchup.  If it's to scale you make the faces 'Xray' and draw over the sketch, then us…"
yesterday
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Nicola Berry replied to Karsten Tomkins's discussion Garden Design Software 2D to 3D; 3D to 2D
"Hi Karsten, I’m a garden designer and I use SketchUp, it’s really a good tool for the job (although I hanker after Vectorworks). You can switch between views really easily, especially if you set up ‘scenes’ in the model, which is very simple to do.…"
yesterday
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