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Chris Roberts replied to Gary RK's discussion Service Autopilot - any UK/EU Users ?
"Eworks is good for recurring jobs.
Also look at 
Housecall Pro  US based
Workforce fm  UK based very similar to Eworks."
14 minutes ago
paul watson replied to paul watson's discussion Mares/horse tail
"I have researched this till the cows come home and tried allsorts, Where we live it is softwater and I have tried thre recommended additive to no avail, The stuff looks like it has worked but then it just comes back stronger and just laughs at me. T…"
1 hour ago
paul watson posted a discussion
Hi everyone. I know this has been brought up before but I have almost given up. Mares tail is rife in some of the gardens I have and in my local area in general and is getting worse. I have used kurtail and kurtail gold (from progreen) for the last…
1 hour ago
Gary RK replied to Gary RK's discussion Service Autopilot - any UK/EU Users ?
"Thanks. We have evaluated that package (and several others) a while ago and felt it was not a good fit for us. There a number of posts on this and various other solutions/packages on LJN.
eWorks (mentioned in another, parallel thread) has piqued our…"
3 hours ago
Julie Eccleston is now a member of Landscape Juice Network
4 hours ago
Ian Kenyon replied to Gary RK's discussion Service Autopilot - any UK/EU Users ?
"Gary I suggest you take a look at Real Green's Service Assistant and all the other elements - Mobile Live, Marketing Assistant etrc. Lots of UK users and support"
8 hours ago
Vic 575 replied to daniel's discussion Do I need a spraying licence?
"The problem is that just having a certificate or a 'ticket' is no guarantee of competence. I have several recent [within the last year] examples.

A friend of mine works for a large gardening firm, He and four colleagues went on the spraying course.…"
8 hours ago
Glen Stillman replied to Michael Kelliher's discussion Herb plug plants
"Kernock Park then"
9 hours ago
Michael Kelliher replied to Michael Kelliher's discussion Herb plug plants
"Thanks Glen. 
I should have said I want them in wholesale quantities. "
10 hours ago
Glen Stillman replied to Michael Kelliher's discussion Herb plug plants
"Not sure on their herb range but bought plug plants from plugplants.net (South Eastern horticulture) or in larger quantities from kernock Park plants in the past. Both have provided good quality plants. "
10 hours ago
Gary RK replied to Dixie North Herts's discussion Green Waste Charges
"No green waste should be going to land fill if processed by an EA registered site.  It should be segregated & recycled and therefore no land fill tax should be paid. 
In the South, Sita/Suez charge £160 per tonne for mixed waste which will go to lan…"
11 hours ago
Green Girl Garden Care replied to Dixie North Herts's discussion Green Waste Charges
"I agree. Most green waste shouldn't be going to landfill and most savy gardeners are getting rid of their waste for 20 to 40 per van load which is hardly expensive. Customers are paying for the job including waste removal so don't know the costs and…"
11 hours ago
Glen Stillman replied to Dixie North Herts's discussion Green Waste Charges
"Hi Dixie, on the face of it yes it does seem mad to pay for green waste tipping then buy compost back. But, the yard where I tip - there is a very big yard, two 24 ton excavators, mulcher, sieve, telescopic handler, a couple of staff etc etc. All ne…"
12 hours ago
Fencing Essentials replied to Gary RK's discussion Service Autopilot - any UK/EU Users ?
"This is a copy of the response  I received yesterday regarding the suitability of the Service Autopilot:
 
We have had a lot of interest in Service Autopilot outside the United States and Canada. Although we have had international clients sign up fo…"
12 hours ago
John F replied to Dixie North Herts's discussion Green Waste Charges
"Charges to tip do vary which offers some reassurance with quotes to tip green waste £40 per tonne which is recycled and the mulch is given away free . 
If you are losing work due to having to charge to take the waste away try to educate your potenti…"
12 hours ago
Fencing Essentials replied to Landscope's discussion Net Dispatcher or Jobber??
"Hi All.  This is the response I received from Service Autopilot yesterday when I enquired of usage in UK market and suitability of their product for us, VAT, telephone formats etc.
We have had a lot of interest in Service Autopilot outside the Unite…"
12 hours ago
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Mares/horse tail

Hi everyone.  I know this has been brought up before but I have almost given up. Mares tail is rife in some of the gardens I have and in my local area in general and is getting worse.  I have used kurtail and kurtail gold (from progreen) for the…

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2 Replies · Reply by paul watson 1 hour ago

Turf

Evening. A question for lawns guys in Huddersfield area. a mate is wanting rid of an existing lawn and replaced with new turf, from pics I've seen it needs spraying off, rotavating and raking level etc and new turf laid, what is the general rate per…

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1 Reply · Reply by Vic 575 yesterday