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It is a strange phenomenon that today, even though we have every conceivable labour saving gadget available, no one seems to have any spare time! Nearly every client I talk to asks for a low maintenance garden. It is therefore vital when choosing a h
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Red Burn Farm is a branch of the UK’s popular Farmhouse Inn restaurant and bar chain, located in Hamilton, South Lanarkshire. The new outlet has been adorned with a unique landscape design consisting of a combination of Tobermore’s world class paving
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Ebbw Vale College Square is a stunning new public space developed by Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council that connects Ebbw Vale Railway Station and the town centre, which all come together as 'The Works,' a regeneration project to redevelop the for
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The Castle Basin area of Enniskillen in Northern Ireland has recently been transformed with a £1.7 million investment, funded by the Department for Social Development and Fermanagh and Omagh District Council.
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Designed by Kevin Brady Architects, the redevelopment of the Rochdale Campus at Hopwood Hall College is phase one of a highly impressive £19 million overhaul at the educational facility which includes a spectacular new landscape featuring an expanse

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Based within Weston Business Quarter, 'The Hive' is an exciting new business enterprise hub which aims to provide the best resources for business advice and support. The purpose of this new initiative is to help local businesses thrive and grow and b

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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…
2 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…"
19 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…"
23 hours ago
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."
yesterday
Melanie Riley is now a member of Landscape Juice Network
yesterday
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
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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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