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Ecobuild, which opens from Tuesday 1st March until Thursday 3rd March, is the future of design, construction and the built environment. It is the biggest sustainable building exhibition in the world.

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Gary Clapham replied to Gary RK's discussion Electric vans ....
"still cant understand why the milage range on vans is so poor, ive an electric car that does 270miles, im presuming its the weight of the batteries? 
until the vans have a range similar to my car ill not be changing "
39 minutes ago
John F replied to Gary RK's discussion Electric vans ....
"I feel £238 + vat , deposit and mileage allowance is very reasonable for a business such as yours which needs to commute around the London area . 
I suppose you could compare it to how much you would pay in ULEZ charges in a non compliant van but…"
1 hour ago
John F replied to John F's discussion Battery Charging Calculations ?
"Thanks for the replies .  For my own curiosity i feel its worth addressing as my battery stock and usage increases . 
I did think it would be pennies as Andrew suggests 7 pence , Often i have up to 6 batteries charging every evening during growing…"
1 hour ago
David Benson replied to Gary RK's discussion Electric vans ....
"i saw a artical about chargin electric cars at home and they reccon there is a big %of houses in the uk that dont have adequate power supply for the rapid chargers they will onley be able to use the 3 pin plug and it will cost the housholder quite a…"
9 hours ago
David Benson replied to Neil Darby's discussion Lawn 'treatment'
"ive seen them scarifying lawns that have been white over with a hard frost also saw one that went to the tap to put a bit of water in the sprayer without adding more weed killer to finish the lawn off "
9 hours ago
Stuart Bell replied to Stuart Bell's discussion Lawn treatment
"Hi Andrew
Brilliant thanks very much for the advice and recommendations. 
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11 hours ago
Glen Stillman replied to Stuart Bell's discussion Lawn treatment
"As has been mentioned, the staff at progreen are very knowledgeable and helpful, as is Jack baxter at greenbest fertilisers."
12 hours ago
Neil Darby replied to Neil Darby's discussion Lawn 'treatment'
"The client didn't know they were attending until after it was done. As you say Peter, the soil temp is far too low. They have asked me to take over the treatment regime, although I won't hold my breath as they are not a 'regular' client. I have…"
13 hours ago
Gary RK replied to Gary RK's discussion Electric vans ....
"It's been interesting investigating more to understand, but the approximate offer is a 3 year lease for ~£280+vat pm based on 15k pa mileage limit with a £3.3k upfront deposit. Compares reasonably well with other vehicles on this style on…"
14 hours ago
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15 hours ago
Andrew Watts replied to Stuart Bell's discussion Lawn treatment
"Hi Stuart,
1. Speak to Progreen or Agrigem about ferts and products. They'll give you a annual programme of ferts based on your needs. Some thoughts: in general stick to around 100kg N/Ha annually if the lawns are mown weekly. If you're mowing the…"
17 hours ago
Glen Stillman replied to Neil Darby's discussion Lawn 'treatment'
"Yeah no 3 is what g t has just done for one of my customers. It's just frustrating, if we get more days like today I'll potentially be scarifying in 4/5 weeks time. It'll be a waste of fertiliser. Unfortunately g t just turned up and didn't even…"
18 hours ago
Stuart Bell replied to Stuart Bell's discussion Lawn treatment
"Peter
Telly appre iate the advice. Many thanks "
19 hours ago
Peter sellers replied to Stuart Bell's discussion Lawn treatment
"Stuart, we started lawn treatment a few years ago mainly through clients getting fed up of the one size fits all approach from the nationals , you will not be able to offer a professional service at their price levels. Nor should you want to! We are…"
19 hours ago
Andrew Watts replied to Neil Darby's discussion Lawn 'treatment'
"there are 3 scenarios here that come to mind:
1. It's a normal release 6 week spring fert and they are taking the micky (I don't think this is the case).
2. It's a high iron very low N granule, used for moss control. This is fine and for some…"
19 hours ago
Peter sellers replied to Neil Darby's discussion Lawn 'treatment'
"This is all about the nationals keeping employees in work and cash rolling in and relying on customer ignorance.
Grass needs an average soil temperature of 6 to 8 degrees to take up nutrients and grow. This very roughly equates to an average air…"
19 hours ago
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Lawn treatment

Evening all. I have recently joined the Network and set up my new gardening business in July 2021. So far it's been very rewarding and I have been able to build a loyal customer base.As I head I to 2022 I wanted to ask for some advice on lawn care…

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