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A number of key industry experts will be uniting to collaboratively tackle the biggest issues facing the groundscare environment at SALTEX 2019, which takes place at the NEC, Birmingham on October 30 and 31.

Learning LIVE, SALTEX’s…

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Chainsaw artist Ian Murray is attempting to set a new world record by climbing the three highest peaks in the UK and creating wood sculptures at the top of each one by using a Pellenc Selion M12 chainsaw – all within 24 hours.

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SISIS Variseeder: The Master at Matlock  

 

Derek McJannet, head greenkeeper at Matlock Golf Club, claims that the SISIS Variseeder 1300 has proved to be a fantastic asset and has signalled some huge improvements to the stunning course in Derbyshire.

Founded in 1906, Matlock…

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Lawn Care Legends returns to SALTEX 2019

The Lawn Care Legends networking event for landscapers and gardeners will be returning to SALTEX 2019 – which takes place at the NEC, Birmingham on 30 and 31 October.

The Legends will be back in full force and will be even bigger with…

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Norwich City Football Club is reaping the benefits of the latest Hunter Industries irrigation technology after new systems were installed at both the Carrow Road Stadium and the Club’s training ground; the Lotus Training Centre.

The system,…

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Dennis PRO 34R Works Wonders for Wolves

Wolverhampton Wanderers FC have recently purchased seven Dennis PRO 34R rotary mowers and deputy head groundsman Anthony Parker claims they have made a huge improvement to turf maintenance operations at both the Molineux Stadium and the Club’s…

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In what turned out to be the hottest day of the year, the 2019 ICL Independent School Seminar, held at the illustrious Cheltenham College, saw a record-breaking number of attendees soak up a memorable day of knowledge, networking and first-class…

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Syn-Pro by SISIS thrives at Beaumont

A range of Syn-Pro equipment by SISIS is helping Cameron Flitten, head groundsman for De Montfort University at Beaumont Park, keep the synthetic surfaces in impeccable condition.

With the emergence of synthetic surfaces becoming more…

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Glamorgan County Cricket Club head groundsman Robin Saxton believes that a range of Limagrain UK grass seed is helping the venue stand up to the demands of modern day sport and the constant scrutiny that pitches are under.

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KAR UK has announced the launch of the new Hunter ST-1700V Turf Rotor which offers unrivalled high-performance irrigation for synthetic surfaces.

The ST range of Hunter irrigation products, which are expertly designed to cool and clean…

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After winning the 2018 SALTEX College Cup, students from Bridgwater and Taunton College in Somerset, recently enjoyed their prize of a behind the scenes tour at The All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC), Wimbledon.

Simon Cook, Jacob Camplin,…

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Jon Davidson posted a discussion
Hello,Does anybody else have any tips or uses for recyling the aspen fuel bottles?? I think the odd one can go in the plastic recycling where I am, as its not a huge quantity  Thanks
2 hours ago
ken stewart replied to Jamie's discussion Stone - area coverage?
"For every 12m you need 1 tonne at 2 inch depth. A builders bag only holds 850kg so adjust accordingly "
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JEFFREY JONES updated their profile
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Fusion Media posted a blog post
A number of key industry experts will be uniting to collaboratively tackle the biggest issues facing the groundscare environment at SALTEX 2019, which takes place at the NEC, Birmingham on October 30 and 31.Learning LIVE, SALTEX’s all-encompassing a…
4 hours ago
JEFFREY JONES, Paul and David Gisbourne joined Landscape Juice Network
4 hours ago
David Gisbourne replied to Karsten Tomkins's discussion Garden Design Software 2D to 3D; 3D to 2D
"Hello Karsten.
I think sketchup is the bees knees, especially when coupled with good rendering software and a bit of patience. I like how you can show any type of construction, there's a great library of resources and you can add on extensions which…"
7 hours ago
David Gisbourne commented on James Parker's photo
"Wow, that is fantastic!"
7 hours ago
Etesia UK posted a blog post
Chainsaw artist Ian Murray is attempting to set a new world record by climbing the three highest peaks in the UK and creating wood sculptures at the top of each one by using a Pellenc Selion M12 chainsaw – all within 24 hours.The purpose of this inc…
8 hours ago
David Gisbourne updated their profile
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Vic 575 replied to Gary RK's discussion How accurate is your business name / description ?
"I am one of those who has never advertised, but it depends on what sort of gardener you are. I am pretty much entirely maintenance these days, grass cutting is the main thing I do. So you don’t constantly need new work. You keep mowing the same gras…"
11 hours ago
David Benson replied to David Benson's discussion whats eating the leaves
"thanks for the replys i will go with vine weevil"
21 hours ago
Tim Wallach replied to Jamie's discussion Stone - area coverage?
"Good point.  1 bulk bag Plum slate paddlestones only covered 5m2. "
23 hours ago
Tim Wallach replied to Tim Wallach's discussion Mysterious magical minerals, or Dansand vs regular kiln dried sand
"That's an amazing memory.  Did you notice what the weeds were like where the 'water sand' dust got trodden out of the door though? "
23 hours ago
Tim Wallach replied to Tim Wallach's discussion Mysterious magical minerals, or Dansand vs regular kiln dried sand
"I'll trademark it as John Innis No. 4 if you want to go into partnership!"
23 hours ago
Tim Wallach commented on Progreen Weed Control's blog post Biopesticides – The natural option
"Keeping the soil surface moist for 2 weeks is always a challenge.  Even if the customer agrees to do it,  it's difficult to check!  Nematodes have brilliant reviews for avoiding badgers burrowing for grub(s)."
23 hours ago
Vic 575 replied to rose chaney's discussion care of hedgetrimmer blades
"WD40 is what I use. I sray it on at intervals during use and apply it after use. It lubricates but also cleans the blades. It will break down and remove any 'green' build up."
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