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Brian's Discussions

what pidgeonhole do you site your business in ??

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mar 25. 9 Replies

M.I.B Services pidgeonhole themselves as landscape maintenance contractors for the simple reason 99% of our work is commercial. However many of my customers still refer to us as a gardening company.I…Continue

Repairs to a Resin Bonded path

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brian Feb 18. 3 Replies

I need to do a repair to a small area (tree root damage) of a path on one of my sites, having only done this work from customer supplied materials on commercial site tree pits I don't know where I…Continue

LPG Powered vehicles, who's got one?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Andrew Evans Dec 18, 2013. 5 Replies


Members social meetup in London on Saturday 1st March

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mick Gammage Mar 2. 97 Replies

Mick Gammage, Gary RK, and myself are looking at organising a social meet up weekend this coming January. This is NOT a LJN meetup, simply a weekend in London for members to meet up and grab a…Continue


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Profile Information

Business name
25 Roanshead Crescent
Easthouses, Dalkeith
Midlothian Edinburgh
EH22 4NZ
Primary telephone number:
0131 663 9890
Email address
Website (be sure to check it's inserted correctly before saving)
About your business
M.I.B. Services provides landscape, grounds and garden maintenance services throughout the Edinburgh, Midlothian and East Lothian areas.
We provide a full range of maintenance services including grass cutting, hedge & shrub pruning, including bed maintenance, weed control, tree works, and litter picking being our core services, but we will happily carry out most landscaping requirements asked of us.

* Commercial landscape maintenance providers in Edinburgh
* Private garden maintenance to large acre+ gardens
* Tree surgery and stump grinding service
* Clearance works, and soft landscape construction works
* Housing estate open space maintenance
* Factored and property management, managed estates & grounds
* Hotel gardens and factory grounds maintained
* Schools, health centres & public parks open space grounds
* Green, eco, living and sedum roof maintenance
* City & Guilds, SVQ II, NPTC, LANTRA and CITB CSCS qualified
* Fully equipped in machinery with experienced operators
* NPTC PA1/PA6 certified weed control operatives
* Japaneses Knotweed and Giant Hog weed control & eradication
* SEPA certified and fully insured to £5,000,000

M.I.B. Services holds all current and essential insurance, Health & Safety accreditations, (including SAFEcontractor RoSPA Human Focus accreditation), machine operation certificates, licences and qualifications for the horticultural and landscape maintenance services industry. We have a well equipped, multi-skilled and experienced work force with many large commercial sites and housing estates as well as domestic gardens in our portfolio.

We specialize in providing communal garden services, landscape maintenance, grounds care & maintenance, private gardens and green roof maintenance services for Property Managers, Factoring Agents, Housing Associations, Estate Agents, Facility Management Companies, School's, College's, University's, Office Gardens, Doctors Surgery's, Residents Associations, Hotel Garden & Grounds, Industrial Estates, Factory Grounds and to the General Public in Edinburgh and throughout central Scotland.

When you need to find landscape maintenance services, garden services, grounds care or sedum roofing services in the Edinburgh and Lothians, look no further than us. Our extensive range of amenity horticultural and soft landscape services covers just about everything in the garden and horticultural industry and if we can't do it we can usually recommend another professional company, with whom we have worked with in the past.

* All commercial and private, grounds& landscape maintenance.
* Grass, lawn and shrub cutting works undertaken.
* Communal gardens / housing estate & factored gardens.
* Resident's association estate management & green space.
* Sedum, green and living roof maintenance specialists.
* Chemical weed control carried out by qualified professionals
* Japanese Knotweed & Giant Hogweed control.
* Chemical moss treatment of lawns, & hard standing.
* Lawn feeding & weeding applications.
* Garden clearance works & graffiti removal.
* Tractor mounted hedge cutting & flail operations.
* Tree surgery - pruning to full felling & stump grinding.
* New site soft landscape construction work undertaken.
* Garden clearance works.

Our landscape, grounds and garden maintenance services covers Edinburgh, Midlothian, East Lothian and Fife, including the Dalkeith, Gorebridge, Newtongrange, Bonnyrigg, Penicuik, Musselburgh, Preston Pans, Trannent, Haddington, North Berwick, Dunfermline South Queensferry, Kinross and Perth areas.
Qualifications and/or skills
City & Guilds Landscaping
NVQ level II Amenity Horticulture
NPTC PA1 / PA6 Herbicide / Pesticide Use
Lantra Machine certs, All Mowers - Brushcutters - Hedge Cutters
SAFEcontractor Accredited
RoSPA Human Focus H & S Accredited
S.P.A. Compliant
Disclosure Scotland Vetted
C.R.B. Vetted
Federation of Small Businesses Member since 2002
Number of employees
VAT registered
Vat registration number
Your Blog (if you have one)
Business category
Consultant, Landscaper, Lawn Care, Maintenance, Tree Surgeon
Supplier (choose a category below)
Aggregates, Alpines, Fencing, Horticulture Products, Pesticides, Plants, Seeds, Tree Products, Trees, Turf
Where did you hear about Landscape Juice
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Brian replied to Tom Beevor's discussion Domestic Maintenance Contracts
"Isn't that what your quote should detail fully ? "
Oct 26

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Brian replied to Phil Voice's discussion LJN Practical Pesticides roadshow planned February 2015
"I'm in"
Oct 20

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Brian replied to Richard Gadsby's discussion Moving to iphone!
"Don't do it. Android is far better than Apple"
Sep 20

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Brian replied to James McKay's discussion A big Thank You to LJN!
"Hi Scott, your welcome, good to see you still involved. I've not been on much this year as business growth this year has been over whelming, not that I'm complaining. I've just been dipping in and out briefly of late but still managed…"
Sep 15

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Brian replied to darragh connolly's discussion Ideal rig
"The bigger the van, the better in my view. Dumped the trailer nearly 3 years ago an got a VW LT 35 Luton with a tail lift. Takes everything... ride ons waste,tools you name. Best business decision I've made for a long time. So so much easier…"
Aug 28

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Brian replied to Phil Voice's discussion Watch lawn stolen from front garden in Skelmersdale
"Load of tosh. Thats not a fixed security camera filming, its as shaky as leaf in the wind. Somebody's at the windup. And its broad daylight."
Aug 21

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Brian replied to Darren McSorley's discussion van written-off
"Or the second !! "
Jun 26

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Brian replied to Phil Voice's discussion Downloadable Risk Assessment
"Email me on I got a couple of other member to see details them out to also so will send to all once you've emailed me"
Jun 24

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Brian replied to briggsandscrapem's discussion Anyone used a velky ?
"Seen them but havent used one, however we did just purchase a Great Dane Super Surfer zero turn machine which is similar. Great machines but its a sore shift cutting gras all day on it. Feet and knees take a pounding."
Jun 17

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Brian replied to matt evans's discussion Tips on becoming more efficient.
"Maybe not so related but I am always on the look out for cheap used bits of kit, that £40 mower or strimmer etc can really save the day at times. Im as anal as it comes about having plenty of kit and I never turn down a bargain random offer. I…"
Jun 11

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Brian replied to Adrian Noble's discussion Employment Contract
"I too was done over this way in my early days of starting up, it will never happen again "
Jun 9

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Brian replied to Adrian Noble's discussion Employment Contract
"Begs the question...... why did you pay him for holidays not accrued ?. Note to every employer on here...if a new employee wants holidays ONLY pay them what days they have accrued, the rest of the days to be taken unpaid leave."
Jun 9

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Brian replied to matt evans's discussion Tips on becoming more efficient.
"Have double the amount of kit you actually use. Backup for breakdowns is essential for efficient working."
Jun 8

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Brian replied to Phil Voice's discussion Would you consider using a scythe over a strimmer?
"Stuff that for a game of soldiers, I'd put a flail through that an be done in an hour.... ;-)"
May 30

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Brian replied to Landscape Juice's discussion Police look for rogue trader who swindled pensioner out of £100k life savings
"This needs shared on facebook"
May 27

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Brian replied to Neil Copeland's discussion What is the key to running a dual serving business of landscaping and maintenance
"Very good multi deciplined staff and very very good planning on your part"
May 21

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Edinburgh Garden, Grounds and Landscape Maintenance Services

Posted on November 13, 2011 at 20:34 0 Comments

M.I.B. Services is based in Dalkeith


Midlothian EH22 4NZ


for your garden, landscape & grounds maintenance requirements contact us on 0131 663 9890 or email your inquiry to:  or visit us at


 We provide garden, landscape and grounds maintenance services throughout Edinburgh, Midlothian,…


Comment Wall (4 comments)

At 14:05 on March 11, 2010,
PRO Member
Phil Voice
Hi Brian

Welcome to the Landscape Juice Network - I hope that you find the site useful.

Kind regards

Phil Voice
At 9:32 on August 22, 2012,
PRO Member
Phil Voice

Thank you for your donation to my mowerthon Brian. It's really appreciated.

See you in Scotland;)

All best


At 13:55 on October 11, 2012,
PRO Member
Phil Voice
Brian can't email me your mobile number I'm 64 south of Peebles. Was hoping to arrive for this evening but been delayed by radio and TV
At 20:16 on October 21, 2012,
PRO Member
Gary RK

 Congrats on your Gold member status ;-)

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