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1st Garden Maintenance replied to Stephen r Brook-Smith's discussion Advertisement
"As a general rule of thumb, whatever you spend on advertising should produce 10 x the the advertising cost as new revenue over the next 12 months.
So if you spend £1000 it should produce £10,000 worth of new business."
1 hour ago
Gaz posted a discussion
Last year I took over the maintenance of a garden, there is a border approx 30m X 2m that had loads of wild garlic growing, I spent ages digging the bulbs out but already there is loads appearing again, has anyone got any ideas how this can be…
2 hours ago
joan bowler replied to Karsten Tomkins's discussion Garden Design on a Steep Slope
"Landscaping is a tough job. It involves working under the sun and in most times, on your knees with soil on one hand and sweat trickling down both eyebrows. It also requires creativity, dedication, persistence, and a love of plants and the earth."
2 hours ago
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Mike Crossland is now a member of Landscape Juice Network
13 hours ago
Billybop replied to Dougie's discussion Stihl hsa 86
"They are equivalent to the petrol HS45 so good for any jobs where you would use one of those. Like any tool if pushed beyond its limits it can be damaged. Even a brand new top quality garden fork or trowel will bend or snap if abused. I have never…"
21 hours ago
David Martin updated their profile
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21 hours ago
James Boardman replied to Greg Francis's discussion Etesia 2019/2020 pro46 phts3
"I got mine last year and it is very good, I like it's light weight and the fact that its quite compact. I have a lawnflite and found the handles too long in small spaces/gardens. The only complaint i have is the height adjusters, I find the rear…"
22 hours ago
Harry@VWGS replied to Sean Payne's discussion Br800 Blower
"Awesome, thanks Nick "
yesterday
Dougie replied to Dougie's discussion Stihl hsa 86
"I Will do hopefully it will ne the same experience when i start using the hsa86 thanks for the advice"
yesterday
Nick @ NM Garden Services Ltd replied to Sean Payne's discussion Br800 Blower
"It comes with a straight nozzle. Only disadvantage is that it is a bit short and you can't flick sticks on the ground like you can with a BR430. it is however immensely powerful and quick at clearing big areas with ease. "
yesterday
Billybop replied to Dougie's discussion Stihl hsa 86
"good man, let us know how you get on, i think i started laughing like a nutter first time i used a hsa86 years ago as it made a previously unpleasant job so easy, it was an absolute game changer for me and put me on cloud 9 for several days…"
yesterday
Dougie replied to Dougie's discussion Stihl hsa 86
"Yeah i start with hedge cutter take it from there"
yesterday
Billybop replied to Dougie's discussion Stihl hsa 86
"yes good machine no need to go the whole hog on battery straightaway, start with the hedge trimmer and see if you catch the bug. but keep batteries well away from fuel as its not worth the risk of a spark if petrol got splashed over one"
yesterday
Dougie replied to Dougie's discussion Stihl hsa 86
"I just recently bought a new etesia that will do me for few years yet "
yesterday
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Wild garlic

Last year I took over the maintenance of a garden, there is a border approx 30m X 2m that had loads of wild garlic growing, I spent ages digging the bulbs out but already there is loads appearing again, has anyone got any ideas how this can be…

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Stihl hsa 86

Hi i am looking at moving over to the stihl battery tools and i am looking for pro and cons of the stihl battery tools is it worth moving over from petrol and how do people rate the stihl hse 86 hedge cutter?

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