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A recent school grounds seminar held at Charterhouse in Surrey has been hailed a huge success by all who attended.

The event attracted over 50 delegates from all levels as several topical issues were explored and discussed. Supported by…

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Peter sellers replied to dan's discussion Plant passports or plant provider certification/registration
"I was at a wholesale nursery last week whilst there was an inspection by two DEFRA inspectors, having traded with the owner for many years he did'nt mind me tagging along, of course just waiting for the opportunity to question these inspectors on th…"
33 minutes ago
John F replied to Sarah Russell's discussion Client changes mind about paving choice
"The stock photo the one on the right ?    The slabs on the left look lighter , the darker slabs look more in keeping with the brick work . 
I would contact the supplier showing them the two photos . It looks like the stock photo was taken in the sha…"
56 minutes ago
Sarah Russell posted a discussion
Hi, I have a landscaper who is laying a patio for a client, he had spent a whole day laying, and had got a good 12 metres or so down. That evening he got a text from the client saying that they didn't like the colour variation of the stones, almost…
2 hours ago
Christopher Lockwood replied to Christopher Lockwood's discussion Etesia 51 pro
"Thanks Mark thats brilliant, i can now see what i was doing wrong locating belt around pulleys. Regards, Chris. "
3 hours ago
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9 hours ago
Billybop replied to dan's discussion Plant passports or plant provider certification/registration
"yes i for one will also be flying under the radar over these daft new rules, not that i do any regular planting anyhow, just one off's really, the unlikely repercussions of a few potentially diseased plants are the least of anyone's worries at the m…"
11 hours ago
Frêshare (Gardening) replied to dan's discussion Plant passports or plant provider certification/registration
"This has been on my mind quite a bit since reading the OP. So I'm sure most of you can relate to being a gardener you tend to have time to think while walking up and down with a mower or trimming a large hedge. Anyway, whilst thinking about this, wo…"
11 hours ago
Anthony walsh, Helen Fresson and Ricky Gawthorn joined Landscape Juice Network
13 hours ago
Helen Fresson replied to Helen Fresson's discussion Where to Advertise for skilled Landscaping Staff?
"Hi Dave, Thank you for  your  response, we hope to  do that once  the payment  page  is secure.
I was hoping that people may have  some  other recommendations as well.  Interested to  hear others experiences of recruitment. "
13 hours ago
Dave Colton replied to Helen Fresson's discussion Where to Advertise for skilled Landscaping Staff?
"I'm sure you can advertise on here."
14 hours ago
Fencing Essentials replied to A. Latta's discussion ground water coming up through paving
"Hi, would agree with perforated pipe within gravel filled trench, aka French Drain, the pipe can be shrouded in it's own sock to prevent fines getting in and yes the gravel should be surrounded on all four sides by Terram membrane. All as Ed say.
Ho…"
14 hours ago
Helen Fresson posted a discussion
Hi All,We are a small company based in Cornwall who are currently looking to recruite new skilled and experienced landscaping staff. I would love to hear your reccomendations for the best place to advertise for staff in our industry? Who have you us…
14 hours ago
Colin Hunt replied to Adam Woods's discussion Killing crocus bulbs
"At least sense has prevailed. Not wanting crocus to come through when the garden is at it's worst and the lawn is virtually dormant seemed a strange request."
15 hours ago
Ed Fox replied to A. Latta's discussion ground water coming up through paving
"Simple stuff first. Pipe is called perforated pipe. Comes generally in 60mm, 80mm or 100mm diameter. I always use 100mm as it gives you increased capacity in eventof flash flood.
For paving i always lay and point with mortar. I've seen it done on sa…"
17 hours ago
Ed Fox replied to Ed Fox's discussion Riverbank erosion urgent repair needed
" Thanks for all the input guys.
I have learnt a lot and would be happy to take the job on.
I rang the chap up today to talk things over and outline the suggested spec of works and pricing as i said i would. I only saw the job on tuesday end of the d…"
18 hours ago
John F replied to Ed Fox's discussion Riverbank erosion urgent repair needed
"Hi Ed 
I live next to the River Aire , The footpath in parts was subject to erosion and narrowed significantly after the bank  started collapsing . The solution was gabions which are supported by posts and timber along the top edge of the bank the g…"
18 hours ago
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