"Yes, this hiatus in skills has gone on for too long.
The lack of progressive and organised training just serves to allow a certain free-for-all to take place,
I've always been of as mind that there are several tiers to gardening. There's…"
"We don't do anything for less than £20. To mow a 100 square metre lawn we charge £24. To do a fortnightly Garden Maintenance visit, we charge £35 minimum. Don't charge by the hour, you will never earn money. If you charge…"
Yes i have the Etesia is well out of my price range and the secondhand ones look knackered! i wouldn't have the time or ability to sort them out. The kubota is a thought, the ones i have seen in my price range seem to have done about 4-500…"
"Have you looked at any of the kubota range? g18,19,21 all 49or52" theres always a few second hand ones kicking about on ebay and the likes.
g21 high lift
There is also a Etesia with a 124cm deck."
"Thanks for all the input guys, this afternoon I spoke to a guy at a an indian sandstone supplier and he's told me that the feedback he's been getting over the years suggests a slightly damp 6-1 mix using sharp sand and adding SBR to it to…"
Hi EveryoneI'm looking at changing my ride on and would welcome any advice on the following. I currently have a C800 Countax with a 48 inch mulching deck and a grass collector. The two largest lawns are about half the size of a football pitch(maybe…See More
"This one's 100ft long, with three 30ft spans. Don't fancy walking the guttering (was terrifying cleaning it!) so getting someone else to skin the thing for us. Looking forward to having new Thermic skin on- should help protect much more…"
"Interesting historical point you make about the Great War & gardening. The Great War marked a time when the supply of gardeners became scarce. Then came the glory days when local councils had large parks departments employing and training vast…"
Tomorrow is the last day of the Chelsea Flower Show 2013.One hundred years ago Western Europe was just a year away from the Great War when many gardeners and estate workers left their employ to defend free Europe against the advances of Germany.Te…See More