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If you are reading this blog post, you may be asking yourself some or all of the following questions:

WHY should I scarify my lawn?

Lawns benefit from regular scarifying in order to remove and control the build up of moss and 'thatch'. 'Thatch' is the

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Customer Testimonials  - Success Story Part Two

 

Here at Abel Landscaping we believe good customer service is key to running a successful business. Many of our customers were willing to give testimonials to tell other customers about their experience

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Garden Design London: A week in the life of a London Based Garden Design and Build Company: Week 34 2011
Garden Design London: A week in the life of a London Based Garden Design and Build Company: Week 34 2011
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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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On the very day that official drought was declared in Lincolnshire, the heavens finally opened - indeed there was half an inch of hailstones in parts of Spalding and Pinchbeck.

 

Everyone's lawn badly needed this water, and indeed at the time of writi

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Lawn edging ideas

Lawn edging ideas

Some people still wonder why or what material, I added a video of an australian firm using metal edgings- to share some lawn edging ideas with you.

 

Lawn edgings ideas

 


In fact our matrial is much safer, Easier to cut and Will not ru

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Open forum activity

Si @ GS posted a discussion
Hi everyone,I hope this ok to postI am going to be putting the following mowers for sale on ebay soon and thought I would put them up on here first incase anyone is interested in them.We have:5 x Bobcat walk behind zero turn rotary mowers for sale @…
13 hours ago
Rob jones and Paul Errington are now friends
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15 hours ago
John F replied to John F's discussion Adverse weather management
"Had to postpone all work this week due to storm Arwen , more wet weather forecast ,customers agree too wet to be on site but its pushing catch up towards xmas , possibly beyond realistically .
 As said though no such thing as free time lots to do at…"
16 hours ago
Clive replied to Kelvin's discussion Any advice for growth?
"I was recently gifted my the book Michael Gerber - The e-myth revisted. Very well put across and an intersting read. Much cheaper than a business coach Im sure. 
Now just bought Scale or Fail.
Both written by Entrepeneur Gurus. Worth a read."
19 hours ago
Melanie Riley is now a member of Landscape Juice Network
19 hours ago
My Garden Design posted a blog post
Winter is when work slows down a little and we all get a little more time to review the year just gone and make plans for next year.Have you thought of offering garden design or planting plans as an extra service to your clients?  Maybe you feel you…
yesterday
My Garden Design replied to Kelvin's discussion Any advice for growth?
"Sometimes it helps to have someone not directly connected to the business to take an overview.
I can thoroughly recommend Neville Stein as a business coach.  He's really experienced in this industry, takes time to listen to you, learn about your…"
yesterday
My Garden Design commented on Fusion Media's blog post SALTEX – BACK IN STYLE
"It certainly was a good show and congratulations to the innovation award finalists and winners."
yesterday
Billybop replied to John F's discussion Adverse weather management
"Soft Midlander here, I must admit, if it gets to even 25 degrees it's pints under a parasol time. Had my first Sunday off today since April as too cold to work on one of my other side lines (Sunday markets) usually I'm on my way well before 5 a.m.…"
yesterday
ian askew, Andrew Coates and John Van gool joined Landscape Juice Network
yesterday
Adam Woods replied to John F's discussion Adverse weather management
"If its raining or snowing ( we're soft Southerners) - or its above 30 deg  we do not do gardening. We keep a small list of "wet weather" jobs - the current one is fitting out a s  mall Gun Room at a client's house. It would have to be wet for a good…"
yesterday
Stephen r Brook-Smith replied to Kelvin's discussion Any advice for growth?
"Good post and some great advice, I have also been running two years , my accountant had advised me next season to take a sub contractor along next year , as this is the best option for my business and financially a good idea, please let us know how…"
Sunday
Donald, Steve Dolling and Alex Farrar joined Landscape Juice Network
Saturday
Scott Rawlins replied to John F's discussion Situation With Box Blight ?
"I'm near Heathrow, I used to get Blight and Box Catepillar regular until i started to take a pro active course of action rather than reactive.
For me the TopBuxus products have worked fantastic, I use their Xentari mixed in the same sprayer as their…"
Saturday
John kirby replied to James's discussion What is average cost for mowing a garden?
"£1 min small lawn with no waste,( green bin) to £25-35 . Larger areas £30 min hr if not more depending on height of grass . 2 feet high be alot more expensive than weekly cuts . "
Saturday
Premier Eastleigh Gardens & Lawn Care replied to James's discussion What is average cost for mowing a garden?
"doesn't say £60 per hour but that charge per minute basis is achievable - down to marketplace and clients & everyones different. that business model is similar to window cleaning , hair cutting etc. different business approach - different machinery…"
Saturday
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Any advice?

A client has asked us to buy a specimen shrub - he's fallen for one that is basically going to cost the best part of £1000 by the time we get it to Wiltshire. It is to replace one that has been killed by the previous gardeners pruning it in the…

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