Who likes gardening at home?

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  1. Jake

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    I love it, watering the plants and pretending I know what I'm doing...
     
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  2. Jimroot

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    Tried growing vegetables, slugs have eaten the beans and radish, carrots seem to have rotted away, pak choi has been pecked to death by birds :-( only the peas currently surviving. Next time ill net them and do complimentary planting
     
  3. TolishAPurd

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    If you have the petrol powered tools you might want to consider adding it to your unofficial list of services. Gardening can be very lucrative if you charge right. Unfortunately too many knobheads offering there services for £10 per hour. But there is so much demand for it that its very easy to stick to your guns and get only the best customers.
     
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    I hate gardening but do a few now and then when the price is right.

    It has been said facilities management - grounds keeping you can earn big bucks if you invest heavily and know that market well.
     
  5. Jimroot

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    I did have a petrol mower but it got flood damaged in storage. I might get another, but it's all money invested and not much return yet...

    If I did it, it would be a mowing round only. Clearance and the other jobs home owners want you to do are the toughest nastiest jobs, in my experience.

    But a bad weather add-on would be best
     
  6. Jake

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    I would consider it as an add on, but I wouldn't know how to charge..
     
  7. cheapncheerful

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    love gardening at home but...never get time usually far too knackered...

    in fact came into night and did a bit straight away as if I sit down...I sit down...:rolleyes:

    yeh jimroot my stuff gets eaten a lot as well...

    and as usual cheapie bought cheap and as usual...it was ****...got about three peas out of a packet...will pay more next year...

    as for work mentioned today I have cut grass even though I dont really want to do it if it comes my way it comes my way....its all money at the end of the day...:D

    and cheapie raided a skip today...ahhhh I dont like raiding skips but this one was out of site...some nice big plastic plant pots and a couple of nice big jars....but the best was a hanging basket off the shopping channel at £12 like new...:D

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  8. Jake

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    Ha ha cheap you make me laugh, you old dog you,

    Rummaging through skips :laugh:

    What's next? The food bank!
     
  9. cheapncheerful

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    did that a few years ago at iceland hate waste...

    tesco have just prosecuted someone for stealing from their bins ...

    I WOULD bring in a law to fine any company putting food in a bin without a real reason..

    have they not heard of freezers or knocking down the price....

    yeh that reminds me of the two mill house and he bought the discounted bread...:D
     
  10. Jimroot

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    Can find some gems in skips. A friend once found loads of tv studio stuff, high quality furniture, nothing wrong with it. I've found a few pieces. One mans junk could be another treasure, these days folk are more likely to sell it even if its just a few quid.
     
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