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Let Sleeping Rats Lie?

There I was at the end of a long day on my hands & knees pulling ivy from a bed and raking out about two years of leaf matter when my rake prodded something soft. After clearing some more leaves away I was surprised (actually bloomin shocked) to find
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Kieron Glover replied to Ricky Watkins's discussion 5 Most Essential Tools For Your Business
"Simples 
mower 
blower 
Battery and petrol hedge cutter
Strimmer and hedge cutter to attach to Stihl engine
Yes pork pies scotch eggs free coffee
New van
Simples "
31 minutes ago
Christopher Rocca replied to Ricky Watkins's discussion Hedge cutting against Road
"Also remember your public liability insurance obligations otherwise you might not be covered
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34 minutes ago
Paul Doyle replied to Peter Davis's discussion Kombi Shafts
"Hi Peter,
100% worth it. If you only use it once it will have paid for itself.. mine has gotten me out of many a scrape as they say!!
 
Have a good weekend
 
Paul"
57 minutes ago
Will Roberts replied to Ricky Watkins's discussion Hedge cutting against Road
"I cut a high hedge on a busyish road in a 30 zone with no verge or pavement. I just park my van on the road to block oncoming traffic and cut the top from the garden side. It's a bit dodgy but the drivers mainly take notice, slow down and give me a…"
58 minutes ago
Christopher Rocca replied to James's discussion What is average cost for mowing a garden?
"Minimum charge £45 plus vat "
1 hour ago
Marc Mazure’s discussion was featured
Hello everyone, I’m Marc from Custom Quoter and have been talking to Henry, Gary and the team at LJN, He mentioned that there are often threads discussing landscapers/landscaping software. We wanted to create this discussion to have some direct…
1 hour ago
T &T gardening services replied to James King's discussion Are these rates correct?
"We have just taken on a comical job and they told me they was qoute £140 total for 20 cuts ,thats mental needles too say they didn't get the job but it goes too show that some people haven't got a clue "
1 hour ago
Neil Darby replied to Ricky Watkins's discussion Hedge cutting against Road
"It's a long time since I did my 'Chapter 8' training but ideally working roadside warning signs 100ft down the road plus plenty of cones.  Now I don't do that myself nowadays but always a high vis & cones. It really depends how busy the road is &…"
2 hours ago
Billybop replied to Ricky Watkins's discussion Hedge cutting against Road
"even worse these days with the proliferation of near-silent electric cars. plus gangs of bicyclists who seem to use the public roads as their personal race track. Even using a relatively quiet cordless hedge trimmer they can catch you unawares. I…"
2 hours ago
Nigel Skinner replied to Ricky Watkins's discussion Hedge cutting against Road
"I've a very similar job on my books. The high vis and warning signs or cones are a given. My advice to you would be to be careful yourself, I'm presuming you wi have ear defenders and safety glasses, these restrict your hearing and vision and it can…"
2 hours ago
Mark replied to Peter Davis's discussion Kombi Shafts
"Definately go for the carbon fibre extension - I've been using mine for near to 10 years - spread that extra £ 50 over that time and it makes no difference !!
My arms get tired after a trimming a large hedge, so it would be worse with the extra…"
2 hours ago
John kirby replied to Ricky Watkins's discussion Hedge cutting against Road
"Couple of cones not go a miss "
3 hours ago
Peter Davis replied to Peter Davis's discussion Which chain ?
"Yes I tried a 3/8 on my old KM & I agree.  I was just thinking of the benefits of running the same size on both machines.  I also want to get the Stihl 2 in 1 sharpener.  You have to order these for the chain size. It looks like you can just drop in…"
3 hours ago
Vic 575 replied to James King's discussion Are these rates correct?
"I don’t think anyone has driven over as many dead people as I have. It’s an odd claim to fame.
My aim is to stay on the right side [top side] of the turf for as long as possible.
It's good to have ambition."
3 hours ago
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5 hours ago
David Benson replied to James King's discussion Are these rates correct?
"migh say can you go round me today i have a headache"
15 hours ago
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