"I have been in the industry for more than 40 years and operated as a sole trader for more than ten. During that time I have always delivered a quality finish within the budgetary restraints and therein can some times cause…"
"Hi bayleaf agree with your comment I use a lot of boards and watter proof sheets to cover up any areas that I don't want a mess but even then it's still hard trying to get it perfect. I think most customers would prefer to have there lawn…"
"Looks like another on/off week with more rain, toruble is you can work in it, but everything takes longer and doesn't look as good afterwoods, mowings just a pain then you have to clean tools/equipment when you back home"
"A razer sharp blade on the mower helps out and I think if you mow a lawn every 2 weeks there will not be a grate deal of clippings and I would explaine the benefits of distributing the clippings back into the lawn to the customer as I find if u…"
"Most of my gardens don't have weeds, so weeding is not a normal task, I don't think any of my customers woul be happy if I cut the grass and the mower didn't collect! On larger contracts you can get away without collecting, but I…"
"I understand but if the lawn has been regulars then a petrol fly mow will prevent tracks and not collecting is not a problem now and again. Your spot on with the mud in the rain but as for weeding there is not any issues . Apart from that everything…"
"If it raining all day, the grass is just as wet as a 10 min torrential downpour, (it may dry out). When the grass is wet the mowers clog up, don't pick up, leave wheel tracks, try hoeing the borders resembles making a mud pie as a kid, should I…"
"I am up in Scotland and I am at per start up stage. I am working for a company at the moment and was wondering why garden maintenance company's feel the need to call it a day when it rains? If it was really heavy rain then I understand why they…"
Well no doubt your all rained off (again!) like me. Not sure if I'll ever catch up but I did cut two lawns this morning before the heavens opened. Well all we can hope for is an Indian summer lol!See More
Been in horticultural trade for more than 40 years. Trading as Regal Garden Services for 10 years in the West Yorkshire area. Main services, garden maintenance, commercial grounds contracting and landscape/garden design and construction.