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Grass cutting can be a daunting task for many who either don't have the time or suitable machinery. Few home owners can justify spending large amounts of money on professional quality mowers and clients in the commercial sector usually don't have the

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Comfrey (Symphytum officinale)has long been used in the garden mainly for it's use as an organic fertiliser. The properties of this "wonder plant" are well known to the older generation of gardeners and growers as well as those interested in organic

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In noise sensitive areas consideration must be given to the distraction and annoyance caused by contractors using petrol powered machinery.  In this instance  a company such as Eco Garden maintenance may be utilised to undertake garden and landscape

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Mark Thomson posted a discussion
Hi everyone, I have always used stihl's professional range of tools with anti vibration and have been keeping an eye on battery powered tools for a while now. A couple of days ago I went into my local Fisco in Wakefield and was sold an ego strimmer…
28 minutes ago
Nick @ NM Garden Services Ltd replied to Carl Parsons's discussion Software (Jobber etc)
"Jobber doesn't measure from Google Maps and price up maintenance jobs nor would I want it (or anything else to do so) as there are far too many variables in domestic gardens which cannot be taken into account!"
2 hours ago
Adrian Noble replied to Carl Parsons's discussion Software (Jobber etc)
"Does Jobber Measure up gardens with Google maps and price up maintenance jobs, and send out a fully priced quote?
Does it also have form and automations?
Can it send out many emails in an automation?"
2 hours ago
PAUL COPSEY, Chris Watson and Philip Price joined Landscape Juice Network
2 hours ago
Martin Savine replied to Martin Savine's discussion Stihl Cordless Mower Suitable???
"Hi Seth
Not so much to the council, as i believe you are probably right in your assessment of their priorities.
my position is probably very different to many of you on this forum. i have a. Funtime employment as a firefighter so have all my basic b…"
4 hours ago
Seth Burgess replied to Martin Savine's discussion Stihl Cordless Mower Suitable???
"Are you hoping to sell the battery operated benefits to the council?
 
My experience of local councils... They talk like they care about environmental issues etc. but it all ultimately comes down to cost first and forget everything else when they ha…"
4 hours ago
Billybop replied to Martin Savine's discussion Stihl Cordless Mower Suitable???
"hi Martin yes the good quality battery kit is lovely to use, for most large lawns I use the Bosch GRA53 mower [now discontinued I believe] which I have had around 5 years. This takes 2 batteries and will run for up to an hour on each set..It is buil…"
6 hours ago
Martin Savine replied to Martin Savine's discussion Stihl Cordless Mower Suitable???
"Thanks for the reply Billybop, will take your advice on board. Can't see me being able to justify the cost of a battery ride on TBH.
`I guess if I'm honest, I just like the idea of Battery operated equipment due to the quiet enviromental issues, a m…"
7 hours ago
Andrew Coates liked English Sheep's discussion Hourly Rate Calculator
10 hours ago
Andrew . Perkins replied to Paul Doyle's discussion Epimedium
"Could try that , Annebelle does tend to flop which will cover them, it flops even more harder you prune it back , the epimedium will take dry condtions planted under H.Anna. "
20 hours ago
John F replied to Liam Tyler's discussion What first mower
"Hi Liam 
Harry's suggestion makes sense to me . 
Batteries will leave a dent in your budget plus gardening is not all about being on the machines , plenty of other gardening activities  will earn you a living . 
My most used machinery starting with…"
22 hours ago
Harry@VWGS replied to Liam Tyler's discussion What first mower
"Awesome, good luck buddy"
22 hours ago
Liam Tyler replied to Liam Tyler's discussion What first mower
"Hi Harry
thanks for your advise and concern 
but as Im in property maintenance the grass cutting etc can be a slow burner and as I do need a mower and strimmer for my personal use my out out is not all wasted
so I'm going for fsa 85 strimmer 
hsa 85…"
22 hours ago
Andrew, Tom Frost and Andrew Coates joined Landscape Juice Network
23 hours ago
Neil Petrie @ Core Landscapes replied to Carl Parsons's discussion Software (Jobber etc)
"Yeah, I trialled it in 2014 but wasn't ready to make the move then. All these years later it's obviously increased in price!! Doh."
yesterday
Nick @ NM Garden Services Ltd replied to Carl Parsons's discussion Software (Jobber etc)
"We have used Jobber since May 2013 and as such they have given us all of the features for $41 per month on their "legacy plan".
We pobably couldn't do without it (but haven't used any other products) and members of staff have access to the schedules…"
yesterday
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Tripod Ladders

 Currently in the market for the 3 leg adjustable tripod ladders. Trying to work out what's the best average height one people use.  Also any recommendations on brand to go with?  Will be picking a smaller set up and the very largest set.  Ideally…

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