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Please join me in welcoming new members to the site

I really should have added this message a long time ago so please accept my apologies. Joining a site that already has many members can be quite daunting and in some cases, some people will find it hard to break the ice and make contributions to existing conversations or start new topics of their own. I would appreciate it if you could all join in and welcome new members to help settle them in. It doesn't always have to be a public message; a private message via the site email will suffice. Thanks in advance for your help ;-0) Phil
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Graeme Crowder replied to Trevor Stephens's discussion Converting a Pond to plant bed.
"Personally I would recommend they fence it off. I certainly wouldn't have anything to do with the destruction of a perfectly good pond - too few of them already!"
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Jon Ward replied to Trevor Stephens's discussion Converting a Pond to plant bed.
"Probably a lot more life in there than you realise. At least there is another pond. "
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Edward Fox replied to Ian Bridgford's discussion Repointing a patio
"Hi Ian, I,ve done loads of these types of job. First off, only use a disc for stubborn areas. Get yourself a mini pick (mine has a 750mm handle) and use that to hoick and lever out the pointing. If you are lucky whole lengths come out in one go and…"
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John Powley replied to Andy Sheridan's discussion Tricky customer
"All I can say is good luck!
 
There are many of us who would have not been as professional, that's for sure!"
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alan wilton replied to Ian Bridgford's discussion Repointing a patio
"Use a disc to cut the old joints out.
Re point using a mix of 1cement, 1 Lime and 4 sharp sand, and water plus SBR gradually. Use a power mixer with a paddle to get a nice creamy consistency so this can be gunned into the joint. Slightly overfill th…"
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Ben Gooding replied to Andy Sheridan's discussion Tricky customer
"Hi Andy,
Always disappointing when a client behaves in such a way and leaves a bad taste in your mouth etc, especially when you strive to do all you can and take pride in your work.  My advice would be to run a mile, if he's threatened you and your…"
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Busy Bee Garden Services Limited replied to Norms's discussion stihl kombi extention
"We have had two of the petrol motors and found them to be hard to start after a couple of years, no other petrol,kit ever has done this to us! But I like the system as it takes up,less room in the van so was going to try the battery as the other bat…"
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"I’m looking at buying this system , but can’t decide on petrol or the new battery system that’s coming out next month.
was also going to get the harness.
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"Hi Andy,
I’m a career changer, so not in any way able to approach your problem from a technical point of view, but previously I had very intense relationships with my customers, who were often somewhat emotionally wound up at the time - for 25 years…"
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Benedict Simmons replied to Trevor Stephens's discussion Converting a Pond to plant bed.
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Tricky customer

Hi all, I’m new on here. Read through some of the threads and have to say I’m very impressed by the advice and knowledge which is being shared. So, perhaps some of you might be able help me put my mind at ease. I have a small company based in…

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