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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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Glen Stillman replied to Greg Francis's discussion New Hayter harrier 56 pro
"Any feedback after a season using the new hayters? "
1 hour ago
Dave Colton replied to Vic 575's discussion Hand mower technical question
"Does it fit between 41 to give the height adjust some tension?"
1 hour ago
Adam Woods replied to Gary's discussion That extra day ....
"My rates double for weekend work, whether its an extra day or not ..... Needless to say, I dont work many weekends :)"
2 hours ago
Gary posted a discussion
It’s 2020 and we ‘get’ an extra day this year.....
Yep, Saturday 29th February is technically a ‘Freebie’.
What to do with it - Take it off ? Get out and use it ? Explore ? Save it ? Learn or do something new ? Treat someone to a surprise ?
Whatever…
3 hours ago
Andrew Betteridge replied to Mr Chris Warwick's discussion Help with quote commercial gardening
"Can I suggest you pay the money to join the BOG, you would do a lot better posting stuff like this in there.
Andy"
4 hours ago
Mr Chris Warwick replied to Mr Chris Warwick's discussion Help with quote commercial gardening
"Thank you for the advice I'm looking at giving them a quote for £8500 "
6 hours ago
Vic 575 replied to Mr Chris Warwick's discussion Help with quote commercial gardening

The job looks to be quite small actually. There seems to be very little grass to mow for example. It should therefore be quite easy to price. What I would do first is measure the grassed areas. Once you know how many square metres you can easily c…"
6 hours ago
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Mr Chris Warwick replied to Mr Chris Warwick's discussion Help with quote commercial gardening
"Out of curiosity what would you charge per year if you was to price it. The payments are monthly as one twelfth of the annual quote ."
9 hours ago
Adam Pilgrim replied to Mr Chris Warwick's discussion Help with quote commercial gardening
"Nobody can tell you what you SHOULD charge. You need to work out what it will cost you to do the work, then how much profit you want to make out if the job. Some will charge more or less than others, I know of companies that charge an extremely low…"
9 hours ago
John F replied to John F's discussion Turf Cutters
"A good point Gary Thanks "
9 hours ago
Mr Chris Warwick posted a discussion
Hi everyone I have been given the opportunity to give a quote for my first ever commercial job. I can do the job no problem but pricing is a big issue as I usually price up small jobs local gardens etc.If you can give me a guide on what you would ch…
10 hours ago
Glen Stillman replied to Vic 575's discussion Hand mower technical question
"Just got back from the pub so apologies if this is waffle, but does it fit between the height adjustment lever and the mower chassis? To stop the machine collapsing when you pull the height adjustment 'pin' out of the chassis? "
18 hours ago
Vic 575 posted a discussion
I need a bit of technical help. I have just replaced the drive belt on my Efco LR48TH Mulch hand mower. The problem is that I stripped it down before Christmas and due to the holidays, I have only just got and fitted the new belt. I also forgot to t…
19 hours ago
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19 hours ago
Angela Sharp replied to Lesley Anne Bloomer's discussion When to lay bark chips - before or after planting?
"Sounds like they think you'll take too long if you do it after, but after makes so much more sense as otherwise you'll spend ages brushing bark aside so you can cut the holes! Personally, as someone who tends to do more maintenance than anything els…"
19 hours ago
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That extra day ....

It’s 2020 and we ‘get’ an extra day this year..... Yep, Saturday 29th February is technically a ‘Freebie’. What to do with it - Take it off ? Get out and use it ? Explore ? Save it ? Learn or do something new ? Treat someone to a surprise ? Whatever…

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Turf Cutters

I need to hire a turf cutter to remove a very long stretch of lawn . Two hire companies tell me they have stopped hiring out turf cutters due to abuse of the machines . I can however certainly get hold of one from another local hire company although…

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