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Clive replied to Danny Hyland's discussion Autumn Start Up....is it worth it?
"Hi Danny,
 
I started up in the month of February, is there ever a right month?
I just got busier and busier during covid and recently took on a second guy..
I really wish I'd gone into this line of work earlier in my life but I didn't...
take the…"
13 minutes ago
Andrew Dean replied to Landscape Juice's discussion Remembering Phil Voice
"He'd be very proud of the way LJN is going from strength to strength. Here's to you, Phil."
20 minutes ago
John F replied to Landscape Juice's discussion Winter Economy Plan - HM Treasury
"True I remember that era well also and the mining communities never recovered , devastating . 
Enterprise allowance and satuarated markets , I worked at the bench in a jewellers but this trade went from strength to strength for obvious reasons…"
2 hours ago
Gary @ Landscape Juice Network replied to Landscape Juice's discussion Remembering Phil Voice
"Thanks Craig for this.
We'll both be raising a glass to his memory 👍"
3 hours ago
Landscape Juice posted a discussion
LAST year, on 28 September, the founder of the Landscape Juice Network, Phil Voice, died at his home in France surrounded by his family.
A long period of treatment for colon cancer sadly proved unsuccessful although during this time he had continued…
3 hours ago
Andrew Betteridge replied to Landscape Juice's discussion Winter Economy Plan - HM Treasury
12 hours ago
Andrew Betteridge replied to Landscape Juice's discussion Winter Economy Plan - HM Treasury
"Personally I became self employed in 1981 when Maggie created the recession that killed 20% of UK manufacturering companies.
I worked for my dad and spent a fortnight pricing half a dozen house extensions without winning any of them, I sorted out…"
12 hours ago
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18 hours ago
Billybop replied to Danny Hyland's discussion Autumn Start Up....is it worth it?
"If I was starting from scratch again now I would probably build up my client base using some kind of introductory offer to win the potential regular jobs, making it clear from the out set that it's exactly that and will be cranked up a bit as time…"
19 hours ago
John F replied to Danny Hyland's discussion Autumn Start Up....is it worth it?
"Great name , very memorable , I am in the North and see Kent as a rich seam of garden opportunity .
Like i have mentioned i have made a miraculous recovery this month after a lean summer and a decimated customer base , If this can happen in the…"
19 hours ago
Andrew Midgley replied to Landscape Juice's discussion Winter Economy Plan - HM Treasury
"I agree Andy. I have seen an increase in the number of  gardening and tree surgeons businesses in my area. As you say some will fall by the way side but it will mean competition and that could impact on what you can charge. "
21 hours ago
Andrew Midgley replied to Danny Hyland's discussion Autumn Start Up....is it worth it?
"If you start now, you might have a head start for 2021 due to the rise in unemployment and the number of potential new gardeners springing up. I usually find I am busy up until Christmas and then it quieten down for January and February. I don't…"
21 hours ago
Billybop replied to Danny Hyland's discussion Autumn Start Up....is it worth it?
"nice one, it's best not to get stung over these matters lol"
21 hours ago
Danny Hyland replied to Danny Hyland's discussion Autumn Start Up....is it worth it?
"Yes definitely checked online and social media. Don't want to step on any toes. The only firms I saw using it was florists. There's a landscape design business that has a similar name, but they're in a different field to what I'll be doing and I…"
21 hours ago
Billybop replied to Danny Hyland's discussion Autumn Start Up....is it worth it?
"great name Danny, did you google it first to see if anyone else is using it,  I don't know if it would necessarily be an issue if they were"
21 hours ago
Danny Hyland replied to Danny Hyland's discussion Autumn Start Up....is it worth it?
"Thanks to everyone for their feedback and advice. It's definitely given me the encouragement to start up. Company will be called "Nettles & Petals" and I'll be praticing in the Bromley to westerham areas of Kent. 👍🏼 Thanks again for your time 👍🏼"
21 hours ago
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