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The Garden Design Academy began by providing training to garden designers and by assisting home gardeners to design their own gardens. I started offering these in the UK from our offices in Hertfordshire and when we moved to France they took on a who

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Michael Wood posted a discussion
Currently run a Hayter 48 Pro mower, as well as the new 41 Pro.looking to replace the 48 and would appreciate opinions of anyone running one. Grass pick up, speed etc.
11 minutes ago
Andrew Midgley replied to Andrew Midgley's discussion Feedback on Eliet Maestro Country Shredder/Chipper
"Good feedback. Any good for chipping hazel, Holly and escolonia? "
14 minutes ago
Michael Wood replied to Andrew Midgley's discussion Feedback on Eliet Maestro Country Shredder/Chipper
"Had a Maestro Country for just over a year now. Superb for reducing the bulk of woody mixed cuttings including conifers. Absolute crap.for privet and soft cuttings with the standard sieve supplied. Although the handbook says blades can be sharpened…"
27 minutes ago
Andrew Midgley replied to Andrew Midgley's discussion Feedback on Eliet Maestro Country Shredder/Chipper
"Thanks for the feedbacks chaps; much appreciated.  Food for thoughts certainly.
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Creon mackay and Rich Hughes joined Landscape Juice Network
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Peter sellers replied to Andrew Midgley's discussion Feedback on Eliet Maestro Country Shredder/Chipper
"We bought two Eliet Majors some time ago and they are ok for woody prunings such as conifer etc but anything soft and sappy will block them, when we bought ours they had the option of an additional coarse screen which has large square holes rather t…"
3 hours ago
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From groundsman to greenkeeper, contractor to sales advisor – the experienced Allan Wright has turned his hand to most jobs in the turf and amenity industry.“In all of the positions that I’ve had in my career, I’ve always looked at the next step as…
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Gaz replied to Gaz's discussion Dying shrub
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Gaz posted a discussion
I wonder if anyone has come across this or any advice. One of my customers has what I think is a Japanese spindle.it has been doing very well but since my last visit 2 weeks ago half of it appears to have died (see photos) some of the bottom of the…
11 hours ago
Colin Hunt replied to Andrew Midgley's discussion Feedback on Eliet Maestro Country Shredder/Chipper
"I have an Eliet Major and TBH has been my most disapointing buy. The problem was at the time of purchase, the entry level small chipper was £4k, the Eliet was around £1.8, so I thought it would do a job. Biggest problems, it will only draw in woody…"
15 hours ago
John F replied to Trevor Stephens's discussion Our own Gardens....
"Thinking ahead i grassed it over years ago for easy low maintenance but plants can be a bit like sweets and irresistable so borders have crept back creating work . 
The garden hedge i decided to shape like an elephant but currently its looking like…"
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David Benson replied to Andrew Midgley's discussion Feedback on Eliet Maestro Country Shredder/Chipper
"cannot recall which moddel it was but looks simular to the country, had use of one in a large garden i did a few years ago 
it was a pain to get into the garden as it was top heavey it used to bung up with soft green waste tried saving woody stuff t…"
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Mark Fraser and ANDREA BOZZI joined Landscape Juice Network
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David Benson replied to Trevor Stephens's discussion Our own Gardens....
"grass always cut as and when keep the front garden tyder than the back just incace a client came to the door but my garden is a spring garden so at the moment it looks bad "
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David Benson replied to GaryRK's discussion Best industry T / Polo shirt
"i find t shirts too warm thin cotton shirts for me long lightweight trousers and boots"
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Dying shrub

I wonder if anyone has come across this or any advice. One of my customers has what I think is a Japanese spindle.it has been doing very well but since my last visit 2 weeks ago half of it appears to have died (see photos) some of the bottom of the…

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