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Regeneration Scheme Injects Life Back Into Castlerock

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The four year regeneration of Castlerock, the tranquil coastal town which lies along the north coast of Ireland, has injected new life into the quaint, picturesque area over the summer of 2014.

In October 2009, Colin Buchanan & Partners Ltd were commi

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A recent school grounds seminar held at Charterhouse in Surrey has been hailed a huge success by all who attended.

The event attracted over 50 delegates from all levels as several topical issues were explored and discussed. Supported by…

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Chris & Heather McAlpine replied to Craig Flatters's discussion I was hoping to start mowing next week.
"We've mowed a couple here in Warrington but many of our regulars are on clay and are too wet.  They do need cutting but are just too boggy.  Plenty of other work in the gardens though so still very busy."
9 hours ago
PAUL replied to Richard's discussion Grass cutting business.
"I have to disagree with some of the posts ... I started with a 48cm then upgraded to a run of 53cm (Hayter's, Toro's & Honda's) over many years, but needed something smaller and lighter for a couple of awkward access lawns a few years back, so bough…"
10 hours ago
Sean Clarke replied to Richard's discussion Grass cutting business.
"£25 should be your minimum for even the smallest of lawns. Don't go down the £10/£15 route, you'll never make any money and you'll regret saying those prices!"
10 hours ago
A. Latta posted a discussion
I'm quoting to replace a patio. With all the winter wet there hs appeared a 'spring' at the foot of some steps, the area is cut into quite a long slope. Is the answer to lay some sort of permeable pipe along the foot of the retaining wall either bel…
11 hours ago
Jack Chapman replied to Craig Flatters's discussion I was hoping to start mowing next week.
"I'm mowing tomorrow and Friday supposedly... 'Heavy snow showers' being the mornings forecast and rain within every day thereafter. Need to get some grass off for sure so they can dry out at some point."
11 hours ago
Andrew Watts replied to Richard's discussion Grass cutting business.
"Ditto Dan's comments re getting a 41 as your main mower. Don't it's too small. If you buy that, within a few months you'll either be (a) restricting yourself to very small lawns or (b) looking for a 53cm or 56cm mower as an addition. I started with…"
12 hours ago
Dan Frazer Gardening replied to Richard's discussion Grass cutting business.
"Please don't get a 41cm mower if you want to be efficient. A 48 as a minimum, 53 is better (I do lots of tiny lawns with one and it's so easy and quick). "
12 hours ago
Richard replied to Richard's discussion Grass cutting business.
"Hi Peter thanks for your advice. I've got my heart set on the hayter pro 41 and have read about the improvements which sound perfect for me so think I'll go down that route, I've looked on eBay and some mowers look great but obviously don't know wha…"
12 hours ago
Sean Payne replied to Craig Flatters's discussion I was hoping to start mowing next week.
"Same here in Leigh/Stockport. Not too bothered as been mental busy with other works "
14 hours ago
Graham Taylor replied to Craig Flatters's discussion I was hoping to start mowing next week.
"Just put your feet up and enjoy the break................it goes far to quickly for me.........  you'll be going flat-out in a few weeks. "
14 hours ago
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15 hours ago
Billybop replied to Craig Flatters's discussion I was hoping to start mowing next week.
"hi Craig sorry to hear that, done a few down here in East Midlands area already. But that is with a very lightweight mower and not taking much off. but the lawns look a lot better for it. Any near mature trees are infested with twigs and small branc…"
16 hours ago
Craig Flatters posted a discussion
Looking very unlikey in Bolton, Gtr Manchester. How does it look for everyone else?It's just so wet. Can't even walk on some lawns. Craig.
19 hours ago
Progreen Weed Control replied to Adam Woods's discussion Killing crocus bulbs
"Pretty difficult to kill with a herbicide. glyphosate + sticker adjuvant would work well if you can spray before turf is laid - but best results at the end of the season rather than beginning. Burn down (but no bulb kill) through Finalsan (non-glyph…"
22 hours ago
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23 hours ago
dan replied to Adam Woods's discussion Killing crocus bulbs
"just mow them -- it may take a year or two but without leaves left on for long enough the bulbs will run out of energy and die -- poeple that cant handle crocus in grass are a bit weird IMO 
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23 hours ago
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Grass cutting business.

Hi there chaps, I've been reading the forums for a while now and I would love some advice please? I'd like to start a grass cutting service and maybe in the future if the business gets bigger window cleaning and hedge trimming. It's been a pretty…

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