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Jan and Feb?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Pro Gard Dec 29, 2010. 14 Replies

Hello folks,Hope you all had a great christmas. I expect some of you have already started working again, I've decided not to start until the 4th.  I have a patio and some sleeper work to finish off…Continue

Tags: year, New, Gardener, Brighton

Going Green(er)

Started this discussion. Last reply by Pro Gard Nov 9, 2010. 4 Replies

I am interested in whether any Juicers have any experience in becoming greener.  I am considering having my van converted to bio diesel and whether there might be some sort of grant available for…Continue

Tags: friendly, gardening, eco, gardener, brighton

Van leasing

Started this discussion. Last reply by Gary RK Sep 23, 2010. 36 Replies

I have killed my van by DIY mechanic foul-up. I am now looking at replacing it. I am looking into leasing a van which would otherwise be out of my price range. With the disastrous winter of 2009-10…Continue

Tags: leasing, van, gardener, brighton, www.dfaulkner.co.uk

Immobiliser not disarming!

Started this discussion. Last reply by David Faulkner Sep 17, 2010. 4 Replies

'99 transit immobiliser not recognising key, super busy and parked in a pay and display bay!! Anyone had this issue before??

Tags: trouble, van, gardener, brighton

 

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David Faulkner replied to Brigitt Stevenson's discussion What's your POISON???
"giant hog weed (giant cow parsley) sap causes burns when the skin is exposed to sunlight and grows next to rivers?"
Feb 12, 2011
David Faulkner replied to John's discussion Certain Builders Merchants
"It annoys me when TP always give me an inflated price in the first instance and I have to knock them down... Probably because I don't buy masses of stuff, but it slows down an already slow process (can't find anyone in the yard, all staff…"
Feb 12, 2011
David Faulkner posted a blog post

Winter gardening in Brighton

So 2011 is well and truly under way and I am really pleased to be working and still taking orders, such an improvement from last year! ...despite the snow.  D Faulkner Garden Services goes from strength to strength! Let's hope that there is no more snow this season.  Lots of clearances of overgrown gardens, fencing, a big patio project and a nice sleeper wall/ flowerbed construction to boot.  I have done some work on my website while I couldn't work because of the snow and rain, and this has…See More
Jan 22, 2011
Mark Brierley replied to David Faulkner's discussion Jan and Feb?
"Well booked up from the 5th January to at least end of february maybe 2nd week of march. 2 jobs per week. Not a bad start to the year....."
Dec 29, 2010

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Rowly Hill replied to David Faulkner's discussion Jan and Feb?
"Damnation - your terms of employment ( evolving) don't seem so attractive now.   I can honestly say that I have unfortunately never had a Piddle. Perhaps one day and to my great relief I will.   Heads down Steve and Tina - the end…"
Dec 29, 2010
T & S Plants replied to David Faulkner's discussion Jan and Feb?
"Sorry Rowly, pint of Piddle from the local brewery is the offer.   When did you last have a Piddle? "
Dec 29, 2010

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Rowly Hill replied to David Faulkner's discussion Jan and Feb?
"Agreed I'm prepared to do a days work for a pint!   That's a pint of Scorpion venom...do the maths..! "
Dec 29, 2010
John replied to David Faulkner's discussion Jan and Feb?
" Some landscaping work to do and the regular garden work to sort out, preparation of new borders and planting schemes and any projects that can be undertaken in the next two months that will improve the gardens and create new…"
Dec 29, 2010
T & S Plants replied to David Faulkner's discussion Jan and Feb?
"As we "officially" open on February 9th, we have a shed load of work to get done before then, having lost half of December due to snow.   A couple of Miners lamps could be needed for Dorset. "
Dec 29, 2010

PRO Member
Rowly Hill replied to David Faulkner's discussion Jan and Feb?
"I've got three smallish projects ( paths, patio/paths and paths/patio/fencing to complete, two others I've still got to quote  for regular customers and quite a few other 1/2- 1 day jobs. All in all probably enough to keep…"
Dec 29, 2010

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Rowly Hill replied to David Faulkner's discussion Jan and Feb?
"How do they do it Paul - the wives? You think you've done everything and all of a sudden you're faced with another mountain of "to do's". Perhaps the missus's should control the Dept for Employment ( or whatever…"
Dec 29, 2010
Paul @ Ashgate Garden Care replied to David Faulkner's discussion Jan and Feb?
"Got some jobs from December to catch up on and a few that I have lined up for January such as apple tree pruning and hedge reductions.   Not going back until the 10th as we've got relatives coming for the new year. The time off the tools…"
Dec 29, 2010
David Faulkner posted a discussion

Jan and Feb?

Hello folks,Hope you all had a great christmas. I expect some of you have already started working again, I've decided not to start until the 4th.  I have a patio and some sleeper work to finish off which was halted due to the freezing temperatures. But nothing in the diary yet for afterwards...  What's the new year looking like for everyone else? www.dfaulkner.co.uk See More
Dec 29, 2010
Mark replied to David Faulkner's discussion Going Green(er)
"I ran my van on Bio diesel for the first 1.5 years it was convenient as they make it just round the corner from me and have it on pump...I didn't convert it as it's old school non turbo, I had a couple of glow plugs snap off in the head…"
Nov 9, 2010

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David Cox replied to David Faulkner's discussion Going Green(er)
"Firstly I'd personally check the cost effectiveness of this option? If it works out, go for it, otherwise I'd be wary (personally that is - it is a personal choice). You could try plugging composting on site, mulching mowers, or even look…"
Nov 9, 2010

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Experienced in all aspects of gardening and landscaping.

Based in Brighton, we cover the whole of Sussex.

Hard landscaping- patios paving and decking, Lawn care, mowing and garden maintenance. Jungle clearance, fences and gates, pruning and tree work. Water features and water butts. Jet washing. Turfing and resurfacing. and so on!
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Winter gardening in Brighton

Posted on January 23, 2011 at 23:10 0 Comments

So 2011 is well and truly under way and I am really pleased to be working and still taking orders, such an improvement from last year! ...despite the snow.  D Faulkner Garden Services goes from strength to strength! Let's hope that there is no more snow this season.  Lots of clearances of overgrown gardens, fencing, a big patio project and a nice sleeper wall/ flowerbed construction to boot.  I have done some work on my website while I couldn't work because of the snow and rain, and this has… Continue

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At 19:29 on October 13, 2009,
PRO Member
Phil Voice
said…
Hi David

Welcome to the network. Well done on your new career and fingers crossed for this winter. You have come to the right place for help and support from fellow members and I can assure you, we have all been there:-0))

Kind regards


Phil Voice
At 20:24 on October 13, 2009,
PRO Member
Graeme @ BGS
said…
Welcome David.

I am sure that you will find the LJN a friendly and useful resource.

Winters never get any better. It's always a worry!

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