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Andy Unwin, Course Manager at Rotherham Golf Club, relies on Mansfield Sand’s MM35 for top dressing, ensuring the greens remain in impeccable condition year-round.

Rotherham Golf Club, established in 1903, is celebrated for its rich history and pictur

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In the coastal town of Whitby, Joe Cook wears many hats. Not only is he the Head Groundsman for Whitby Town FC, overseeing the maintenance of their pitch, but he also runs his own gardening business, JC Gardening. In both of his roles, one tool stand

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Dennis and SISIS, renowned names in turf maintenance, have announced a partnership with the Derbyshire Cricket Foundation.

This collaboration aims to bolster grassroots cricket pitches throughout the county, promising a significant enhancement in the

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Two Machinery Shows, One Day, 26th June

If you’re looking for new or replacement machinery in the next 12 months, come to our farm setting near Aylesbury on Wednesday 26th June for the biggest one-day “Live and Running” Ground Care and Turf Machinery show in the entire country!

You’ll be ab

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The Howardson Group recently brought together over 100 delegates from their dealership network across the UK, Europe and the Far East, over a three week period which proved to be an invaluable opportunity for all involved.

Held at the picturesque Morl

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ICL is pleased to announce the appointment of Allan Wainwright as Sales Manager for the UK and Ireland Landscape & Industrial sectors.

Allan joins ICL from Hozelock, where he effectively managed the UK&I Sales for the Commercial division, showcasing h

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Get ready for the most anticipated event in the groundscare industry. GroundsFest 2024, which takes place at Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire, on September 10 and 11, is set to return, promising an even more impressive lineup of exhibitors, new features

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Agrovista Amenity is thrilled to announce its partnership with Perennial, the UK's only charity dedicated to supporting those who work with grass, trees, flowers, or plants.

This collaboration aligns perfectly with Mental Health Awareness Week, runnin

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Etesia UK has announced an exclusive 0% VAT offer*. Available on selected ride-on mowers, this offer provides customers with the chance to drive away today with top-of-the-line equipment at an unbeatable value.

Etesia UK's range of ride-on mowers are

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With over a decade of experience nurturing the hallowed grounds of the Scottish Gas Murrayfield Stadium campus (SGM), Jim Dawson has recently embraced a significant change: the adoption of electric turf maintenance equipment, specifically the Dennis

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Hello everyone. 
my name is David strows and 
I just thought I'd mention the new bs 7533-102.

Some of you may know what it is and some may not. 
there is a bit of confusion in general as to what it does so I will give a brief Ive review. 

the proposed sta

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Billybop replied to Gary Etherington's discussion Hedge cutting
"If I was doing it I would first of all strim those weeds off the patio and near the steps, only takes 2 minutes and makes clearing up the hedge trimmings so much easier. Those hedges are not hugely overgrown so can be trimmed back far enough without…"
yesterday
Honey Badger replied to Gary Etherington's discussion Hedge cutting
"Has the look of a council house, especially with all the mess. I bet they can afford it, they all have sky TV unlike poor rishi! 😂"
yesterday
Paul Doyle replied to Peter sellers's discussion Cordless hedge cutter advice
"Hi Peter, Why wouldn’t you consider a back pack battery, 8 hrs charged-ok you gotta charge it at home at night but so what?Iv also suffered over the long term with back problems, and was more than a little worried . My local dealer gave me both…"
yesterday
Peter sellers replied to Gary Etherington's discussion Hedge cutting
"Adam, yes my thoughts that payment may be an issue judging from the knee high grass and detritus everywhere. Run for the hills!!"
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Adam Woods replied to Gary Etherington's discussion Hedge cutting
"Agreed as to where this thread is going. I'm now looking after 2 gardens (I'm supposedly "retired" but hate the idea of a gym, I'd far rather "work out" in a garden for a couple of days a week ). Both gardens  are big ones, measured in acres. they…"
yesterday
Peter sellers replied to Rob's discussion Is it normal for mulching mowers to leave a poor finish?
"Should have bought Honda 537 hrx hy best mulcher on the market ! 
Finish is down to forward speed, height of cut, length and dryness of the grass. Works best on weekly cuts.
You have to give the machine time to pulverise the grass, why not just use…"
yesterday
Dave Matthews commented on Gareth Davies's photo
"Hi Gareth I have the same one but can you tell me what belt I need for the blade underneath"
yesterday
The Wall replied to Mjc's discussion Robust hedge cutter.
"I think i might be qualified to answer your question as all i do for 4 days a week till November is cut domestic hedges, i do enjoy cutting hedges.I use only Sthil hedge cutters single sided and long reach range from 6 years old to 1 year old and…"
yesterday
Andrew Watts replied to Rob's discussion Is it normal for mulching mowers to leave a poor finish?
"This could also be trying to cut too much off in 1 pass, with clumps being dropped by the mower un-mulched. Mulching works best when doing every week, or if less timely, then taking a couple of passes."
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John F replied to Rob's discussion Is it normal for mulching mowers to leave a poor finish?
"Is the grass damp   ?   My Toro snatches and leaves Tufts in damp conditions  , won't cut at all in wet conditions but leaves a perfect finish on same Lawns when dry , Also prefers the grass to be longer . 
Another negative though I found is it's a…"
yesterday
Rob posted a discussion
I'm not familiar with mulching mowers at all as never had one before, but I needed one for churches I cut so. Bought weibang 53 smp.  It cuts fast and seems robust, but I'm a bit concerned about it's actual cut. Used it. Twice so far  It seems to…
yesterday
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Andy Unwin, Course Manager at Rotherham Golf Club, relies on Mansfield Sand’s MM35 for top dressing, ensuring the greens remain in impeccable condition year-round.Rotherham Golf Club, established in 1903, is celebrated for its rich history and…
Tuesday
Fusion Media posted a blog post
ICL and Syngenta are pleased to announce the Turf Science Live 2024 event, scheduled to take place at North Hants Golf Club, Minley Road, Fleet, Hampshire, GU51 1RF. This free-to-attend event offers valuable insights and strategies for golf course…
Tuesday
Peter sellers replied to Gary Etherington's discussion Hedge cutting
"Yes, understand the point, but your businesses costs remain the same regardless of location, machine purchase costs are the same, tax and NI same etc."
Tuesday
Honey Badger replied to Gary Etherington's discussion Hedge cutting
"All looks very cheap compared to Berkshire and Hampshire!"
Tuesday
Adam Pilgrim replied to Gary Etherington's discussion Hedge cutting
"Peter - certain areas will command higher prices.
I used to run my business in rural Lincs. Its a low wage economy and people just don't the money to spend.
A few years ago I moved to rural Notts. House prices for equivalnet properties are double of…"
Tuesday
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Robust hedge cutter.

Hi, I use a echo long reach hedge cutter which is great, but awkward to use when up ladders cutting the top of a hedge. I need another machine, not long reach, which will also cope with heavy work when doing hedge reductions. What would you…

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