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Under the trading banner of South Lincs Grass Care, ANP Services Spalding Ltd provide standalone lawn and grass care services right across the turf management sector as well as our complete garden and grounds maintenance services.

From weed and moss c

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In the first of a several part blog that we are writing, we will explain some of the terms that are often used in lawncare service leaflets and by contractors but many of you out there may not actually understand what they mean!

Lets start with a term

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Even in our local area, not many people know the true scale of the works that we can offer - basically if its grass (of virtually any description), we can offer services to help you maintain it, improve it, or even prepare the ground and reseed it.

As

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Perhaps you own or run your own business and need your grounds maintaining or are in a HR department and have been tasked with finding a grounds maintenance contractor to maintain your site(s)?

Some things you need to ask for from anyone tendering or

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Many people in the Lincolnshire area own or loan horses, or have some involvement in equestrianism.

For many, owning their own few acres of land is the result of many years of yard work and indeed many prefer it to the expense of keeping a horse (or m

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SOUTH LINCS GRASS CARE - Who are they you may be asking yourself?

Its a question we, ourselves have been asked before - so here is the answer!

Based just outside the market town of Spalding, Lincolnshire, South Lincs Grass Care has been established sin

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How can I control weeds in my lawn or paddock?

This is a question that is commonly asked, where 'undesirable weeds' such as plantains, daises or ragwort threaten to take over from the grass!

Unfortunately, its not a simple solution if you want to 'do it yourself'....

There are now not many selectiv

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Do you own or run a Guest House, B and B, pub or hotel in Lincolnshire?

Would you like more customers, turnover and profit? - of course you would!

There's one very simple way to increase your passing trade, which as we all know, often leads to recommen

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ANP Services Spalding are well known throughout the Spalding area and due to demand, we are happy to announce we have now extended our coverage into the Bourne, Baston and Morton regions too.

We have had several requests for works throughout this regi

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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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Open forum activity

Fleur Voice posted a blog post
STIHL has updated its HSA 94 R and HSA 94 T hedge trimmers, now offering professional users reduced vibration and sound levels, as well as a new EC motor and the ability to connect to STIHL’s new Smart Connector 2 A.STIHL’s most powerful cordless…
6 hours ago
Andrew . Perkins replied to John F's discussion Adverse weather management
"I'll  contact if I've give them a time and date which is rare cause I am so unsure about the weather . It were covered in snow yesterday so nothing done or today it rained all day and melted the snow hoping to go out tomorrow, I am in no rush when…"
23 hours ago
Paul Doyle replied to John F's discussion Adverse weather management
"With the wet weather it really depends on the day for me and what's on.. so long as I'm not damaging a garden then I'll tip away with the winter hedge pruning , leaf clearing tree felling and pruning  and like today sodding weeding  in a city garden…"
yesterday
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 @…
yesterday
Rob jones and Paul Errington are now friends
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yesterday
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…"
yesterday
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."
Monday
Melanie Riley is now a member of Landscape Juice Network
Monday
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…
Monday
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…"
Monday
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."
Monday
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.…"
Sunday
ian askew, Andrew Coates and John Van gool joined Landscape Juice Network
Sunday
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…"
Sunday
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
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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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