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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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Richard Matthews replied to Charlie Manton's discussion Solo gardener - to work or not to work? (Covid-19)
"Im back at work today until Monday maybe. Customers are happy. Neighbours dont mind. On my own cracking on. Got 50 Conifers arriving Friday to plant. If we all take care and respect each other.  "
4 hours ago
Glen Stillman replied to graeme gourlay's discussion Honda hrd 536 QXE vs Kubota W821r
"I'm a big fan of the kaaz/lawnflite/kubota clones (19" version anyway). But I've just had a weibang Legacy on demo, with a proper split rear roller like the hayters have, which I really liked and has swayed it for me on my next purchase. If you like…"
5 hours ago
Fusion Media posted a blog post
After winning the 2019 SALTEX College Cup, four students from Myerscough College recently enjoyed an unforgettable experience at Real Madrid’s Bernabéu Stadium.The annual SALTEX College Cup, sponsored by Toro and Reesink Turfcare, is a student-led s…
7 hours ago
Steven Mills replied to graeme gourlay's discussion Honda hrd 536 QXE vs Kubota W821r
"If you like the Hayter and most of your lawns are large then maybe consider one of the new 22"? That should give you the best of both worlds with them being a wider cut and also quick."
8 hours ago
Andrew Liddle replied to graeme gourlay's discussion Honda hrd 536 QXE vs Kubota W821r
"An old thread, but a question I have right now! Shows the value of LJN.
i have a Hayter Harrier Pro 48 that has been totally reliable for the past 4 years.  I would like something slightly faster and possibly a wider cut, as most of my customers hav…"
8 hours ago
Chris replied to Colin Anson's discussion Waste disposal problems
"Hi David, a 270 ltr bag is ok to move with grass in a bit heavy when it's wet, the bag's they're not as well made as they were years ago, they' can sometimes split or the handles can come off,  I have a lot of small gardens to maintain so would be f…"
10 hours ago
John F replied to GaryRK's discussion The LJN Covid-19 ‘Working’ from home thread
"Does anyone know how to download zoom to a google chrome book please ? 
Several attempts have failed . last night i even had the hosts I.T expert on the phone guiding me through the process leaving them baffled . 
clicking on the zoom invitation lin…"
11 hours ago
David Benson replied to Colin Anson's discussion Waste disposal problems
"chris if you use option 2 how do you intend moving it when full ?
i can see the disposal problem creating a lot of fly tipping right accross the country "
19 hours ago
Adam Pilgrim replied to Colin Anson's discussion Waste disposal problems
"These are the company we use - if it helps someone out. 13 locations throughout the East. Our local site is 'Decoy' and Material Change have done a lot of work on it since they bought it off 'Organic Recycling' a few years back.
All sites are open a…"
19 hours ago
Colin Anson replied to Colin Anson's discussion Waste disposal problems
"Pontefract & Castleford area."
19 hours ago
Chris replied to Colin Anson's discussion Waste disposal problems
"Same here, 
Option 1 - use green bin until full,  compact by jumping up and down several times.
Option 2 - supply at extra cost 270ltr green waste bag. A disposal fee once full to take to commercial tip when open, or option 3.
Option 3 - remove wast…"
19 hours ago
Adam Pilgrim replied to Colin Anson's discussion Waste disposal problems
"Where in the country are you Colin? "
20 hours ago
william bathgate replied to Colin Anson's discussion Waste disposal problems
"the local company who does green waste is still going for the moment . to be honest its a sideline for the farmer but its very useful:)"
20 hours ago
PAUL replied to Colin Anson's discussion Waste disposal problems
"i have the same problem (lawn mowing only) .. My first preference is a compost heap', but some are never going to agree with that ... I tried cut and drop but I can ony get away with that with a handful ... So worse case, is I fill their bin in 2 or…"
20 hours ago
Dave Colton replied to Colin Anson's discussion Waste disposal problems
"Ask on local allotments, moss makes a great mulch for soft fruit such as raspberries and round earthed up potatos as it breaks down quite quickly. "
20 hours ago
Ian Harvey replied to Colin Anson's discussion Waste disposal problems
"I have the same problem. I managed to convince quite a few customers to have me start a compost area in their garden, others are ok with cut and drop for now or putting in main waste bin, I also plan some burning of cut shrubs that I have to remove.…"
20 hours ago
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Waste disposal problems

Anyone else having problems finding somewhere to take their waste at the moment? The two council areas I work under have both stopped garden bin collection and closed the tips. Commercial tips are also closed round here. I've got nowhere to store…

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