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Following on from our first press release, Crawley news contacted us as they were interested in Aye's 'story' - where he came from, how we met and our success as a gardening business.

You can read the full story here: Ayegardening in the Crawley News

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New Etesia Website Goes Live!

Etesia UK has just launched a brand-new website, showcasing their vast range of ride-on & pedestrian mowers, brushcutters and the complete range of Pellenc Lithium-ion battery powered equipment.

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“Following years of being told that our UK website was

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Office Plant of The Year 2011

Yesterday for the second year along with fellow judges Mathew Appleby from Horticulture Week and David Curtis, editor of The Landscaper, I was invited to judge Efig Office Plant of The Year.

 

The judging took place at the Headquarters of Indoor Gard
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Garden Designer Vacancy: Cheshire and Manchester

Cheshire/Manchester based multi-award winning design practice Kirman Design requires a full time garden designer to work from a busy garden centre office. Candidates must be able to think on their feet,

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From Green-tech with Love - Winners announced

3314204047?profile=RESIZE_1024x1024The recent Green-tech, Valentines day competition, proved to be a huge success and that we are all a romantic lot at heart.
Over 300 respondents correctly found 10 Greenies hidden in the woods and were entered into the Green-tech draw to win a bottl

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Open forum activity

Angela Sharp replied to Stephen r Brook-Smith's discussion Please help , what is eating my lily’s!!!??
"Snails will eat lily leaves and this looks like snails or slugs. To find these critters you'll need to do a night patrol and pick them off under the light of a torch. Lily beetle damage is often holes within the edges of the leaves and the edges…"
19 hours ago
PGM replied to Tim Wallach's discussion Gadgets that were surprisingly useful: catcher on hedge trimmer
"Really like using these, some single sided machines have them built into them. We find it makes the top of hedges so much neater."
yesterday
Billybop replied to DerbyLad's discussion Capillary Matting for flood control
"i am familiar with capillary matting but think it would need to be inches thick to have much efffect, in this situation"
yesterday
Tim Wallach replied to A. Latta's discussion Driveway weedkiller recommendations
"A basic PA1 and 6 course for about £300 and a day-and-a-half will train you in the way of the knapsack sprayer and various herbicides/pesticides.  (It is a legal requirement anyway if you are being paid to apply herbicide or pesticide)"
yesterday
DerbyLad posted a discussion
Hi All,I'm doing some landscaping where I will be laying weed control membrane with a slate covering.My client has had some issues with surface water flooding so we are considering laying capilary matting under the membrane in an attempt to slow the…
yesterday
A. Latta replied to A. Latta's discussion Driveway weedkiller recommendations
"Thank you all for your advice, greatly appreciated!
I havent set up notifications so am slow in reaponding
I don't have a backpack sprayer just a 2 litre which seems to empty quite rapidly...would you recommend attending a course from the business…"
yesterday
Neil Darby replied to robert pryor's discussion edging shears problems
"I have had the same pair for well over 20 years, no idea of the make. But they are sprung so that when closed there is a 2-3mm gap in the middle, when opened & cutting the blades run over each other. As long as yours are sharp they should be fine.…"
Saturday
Andrew replied to Tim Wallach's discussion Gadgets that were surprisingly useful: catcher on hedge trimmer
"Hmm,I tend to use 30" single sided hedgetrimmers.And if you're doing a sweeping cut along the side of a conifer hedge-these really kill you as you are carrying heavy cuttings on the up stroke.As to hedge tops,if they're high enough say 8 ft,the cut…"
Saturday
Lee Davis replied to Lee Davis's discussion New mower time!
"Many thanks for your help guys. I went for a Honda HTX  476 HY. Now I need to focus on being more professional and earning more money! "
Saturday
mark heyworth replied to Paul Matischok's discussion Etesia MKEHH electric clutch
"you wouldnt have a curcuit diagram for the MVEHH having problems with my clutch curcuit"
Saturday
Clive replied to Stephen r Brook-Smith's discussion Please help , what is eating my lily’s!!!??
"I'm using Nematodes for slugs this year... trying to be organic! "
Saturday
Dominic Gillespie replied to Stephen r Brook-Smith's discussion Please help , what is eating my lily’s!!!??
"The above picture looks like slug/snail damage rather than lily beetle - though I've not seen slugs/snails do damage to lilies before. 
Lily beetle adults create lots of small holes in the leaves, and more importantly, create the larvae that will…"
Saturday
mark heyworth is now a member of Landscape Juice Network
Saturday
Dave Colton replied to Alastair Thorpe's discussion ATCO GTX36H Grass collection
"I would definitely check the blades are correctly installed, I'm assuming you can see right down the chute and see the blades and that it's installed correctly to the deck and no munching plug is installed."
Friday
Lee Hazley replied to Lee Hazley's discussion Compact Lawn tractor suggestions
"Yes that's what I thought thanks"
Friday
Lee Hazley replied to Lee Hazley's discussion Compact Lawn tractor suggestions
"OK thanks for replying
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Friday
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