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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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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
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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's discussion Fuel Solutions Card ! Warning
"They are definitely not being met Phil :-(. I am still waiting from a call from my account handler and his manager !!!, and I want my over charged monies back pronto."

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Brian replied to Joe Frankland's discussion Business name
"Really only applies to ltd companies. Sole traders it doesnt, except the bank when using a proper business account, tax, vat and your accountant. Sole trader status is usually Joe Bloggs / Trading as J B landscaping"

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Brian replied to's discussion Fuel Solutions Card ! Warning
"Thanks Phil, but dont waste your holiday time trying to sort this, it can wait. "

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Brian replied to's discussion Fuel Solutions Card ! Warning
"I applied and got my cards through a few weeks ago....... where do I start with this ?. Got made all sorts of promises, cheaper fuel guaranteed, easy billing, clear concise statements. What a total let down. Over charged by 8p per litre, charged for…"

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Brian replied to Oliver Wright's discussion LONG LASTING RESIDUAL HERBICIDE!!
"If it lasts as long as 6 months, then hell yeah its Paradise, :-)"
Apr 13

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Brian replied to Phil Voice's discussion The Landscape Engine is complete
"Thanks Phil, was trying to update it using my tablet. Will have a proper good look at the LE on my office pc later today and make sure Im getting it right."
Apr 6

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Brian replied to Phil Voice's discussion The Landscape Engine is complete
"Phil, the postcode search on the LE needs tweeking. It does not bring up members that are near the postcode the potential customer puts in. For instance I put in my old post code and I didnt come up, Ive only moved 1/4 of a mile to my current home.…"
Apr 5

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Brian replied to Philip Seabrook's discussion Hedge cutting from a cherry picker
"Also where applicable, fall arrest harness and lanyard tickets can be needed, again, mostly aimed at commercial works."
Apr 3

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Brian replied to Philip Seabrook's discussion Hedge cutting from a cherry picker
"A "working at height" ticket, exactly what it says Geoff. Your trained and qualified to work at height. Its part of the manual or motorized elevated platform training course, including access and regress, ladders, platforms etc etc, and…"
Apr 3

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Brian replied to Philip Seabrook's discussion Hedge cutting from a cherry picker
"You should also have "working at height" ticket, and check your insurance covers you for working over a certain height, some policies cover up to 15m as standard but some dont."
Apr 3

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Brian replied to Tom Beevor's discussion Gardeners Prices 2014
"There is numerous threads on pricing Tom, do a search for them. This is a bone of contention with lots of members and you will get information overload about it lol. One thing I would say is, charge what you and your business needs, not what other…"
Mar 31

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Brian replied to Phil Shaw's discussion New Leaflet design
"Much better Phil"
Mar 29

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Brian replied to Andy Robinson's discussion Which Bigger Mower?
"Yeah the 277 models dont have hours clocks on them, generally need to inspect the engine and listen when buying machines anyway. The LX300 is quite a bit bigger than the 277 so you need to bare that in mind mate for room in the van. JD's will…"
Mar 28

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Brian replied to Andy Robinson's discussion Which Bigger Mower?
"Andy thers a JD LX277 on ebay with mulching deck for £1850.00, Dont think its been used much from what he says, dont know where it is though. "
Mar 28

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Brian replied to Andy Robinson's discussion Which Bigger Mower?
"My wee JD leaves a brilliant finish, you just have to learn how to use mulching machines to get the right finish Andy, not hard, basically cut the grass at a speed wich suits the conditions, long wet grass needs a slower ground speed to give the…"
Mar 27

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Brian replied to Phil Voice's discussion Renew or upgrade to Premium and you could win a 16GB Apple iPad 2
"Renewal sent this morning Phil"
Mar 27

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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,…


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At 20:16 on October 21, 2012,
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Gary RK

 Congrats on your Gold member status ;-)

At 13:55 on October 11, 2012,
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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 9:32 on August 22, 2012,
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Phil Voice

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

See you in Scotland;)

All best


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

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

Kind regards

Phil Voice

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