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1st Garden Maintenance replied to James King's discussion Are these rates correct?
"It looks as if that was written about ten years ago with those prices. You need to be charging £35+ an hour to make this business work."
1 hour ago
Martin Young is now a member of Landscape Juice Network
3 hours ago
Andrew . Perkins replied to James King's discussion Are these rates correct?
"I am a bad businessman  ( very bad reading through the comments and previous threads ) I do quite a lot for £10 + some even less  poststamp lawns but avoid unless next to other jobs  . Its not worth pricing hourly not here to many throw a wobbler if…"
3 hours ago
Vic 575 replied to James King's discussion Are these rates correct?
"I’m good, I actually love a bit of banter. All my comments should be read as though they are spoken in a very relaxed and calm manner. That is always the intent behind them."
5 hours ago
Vic 575 replied to James King's discussion Are these rates correct?
"Maybe I have been lucky, in that I come and go as I please. I never have set times for anything. I am never told or guided by clients as to what and when to do things. I think though that is isn’t luck, but rather the decades of hard work and…"
5 hours ago
Will replied to James King's discussion Are these rates correct?
"Yep it's been a wet week, but fortunately the rain has passed by overnight."
6 hours ago
Will replied to James King's discussion Are these rates correct?
"Whoops... sorry to have upset you."
6 hours ago
Graham Taylor replied to James King's discussion Are these rates correct?
"I suspect the majority of your customers differ from the ones a lot of us have.   It's not "dancing to the tune of professionals" etc.   My "domestic" customers like to know when I'm coming to give me access to the rear garden and provide that…"
7 hours ago
Fusion Media posted a blog post
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7 hours ago
John F replied to James King's discussion Are these rates correct?
"Never liked other people in charge of my diary i find i can plan more efficiently with a flexible approach . 
I am constantly aware and anticipate growth in all my gardens and it makes me more productive . 
Often customers dont need to be present i…"
8 hours ago
Billybop replied to Ricky Watkins's discussion Hedge cutting against Road
"yes working next to a road can be hazardous as quite apart from the risks to ones self it can distract other road users"
16 hours ago
Vic 575 replied to James King's discussion Are these rates correct?
"I wouldn’t last long if I were dancing to the tune of ‘professionals’ who ‘work in the city’. It has a touch of hierarchy to me. I wouldn’t be working around coffee mornings or personal trainers either. I have to say, you make them sound awful.
We…"
17 hours ago
Billybop replied to James King's discussion Are these rates correct?
"Yes I gather it's been rough down there with Storm Aurore coming in from France, terrible flooding if the main stream media is to be believed. Nice here in the East Midlands which is not generally a high rainfall area to be fair although we did get…"
17 hours ago
Will replied to James King's discussion Are these rates correct?
"I quite enjoy my regular mowing days, probably now about 50% of my week and always the first 2 or 3 days.  It's the bread and butter work and makes me decent £££. The remainder of the week is freestyle, and gives me the flexibility to shift days…"
17 hours ago
Billybop replied to James King's discussion Are these rates correct?
"Everyone works differently but I find regular routines tedious so I tend to have a list of which gardens are due to be done, and make it up as I go along. Certain jobs yes it's courteous to give clients a bit of notice, a phone call or text to ask…"
17 hours ago
Mjc replied to Ricky Watkins's discussion Hedge cutting against Road
"Hi, I would do exactly as others have said. Also keep an eye out for passing horses/ pedestrians. People often appreciate it if you stop for a sec while they pass. "
17 hours ago
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Hla85 suddenly stopped working,3 red lights flashing on battery(fully charged), lubed blades,can move blades manually by turning gear,read something somewhere about a dirty sensor switch?can anyone help ,where is this switch located ,or can anyone…

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