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SISIS keeps turf healthy at Colliers Park

Two SISIS machines are helping to keep the natural grass pitches clean and healthy at Colliers Park according to Dylan Thompson, grounds maintenance manager.

Colliers Park in Gresford, Wales has recently benefitted from a major renovation following th

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Razor Ultra Demain mower for Durham CCC

Vic Demain, Durham CCC head groundsman, says that the Dennis Razor Ultra 560 fine turf mower has made a significant improvement to the pitch at the Emirates Riverside stadium and in particular has praised the groomer reel attachment.  

Vic was appoint

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KAR UK raises the tempo at Bromley FC

Bromley FC’s players and staff have reported a huge improvement in their synthetic pitch after a Hunter Industries irrigation system from KAR UK was installed at the stadium.

Bromley FC is currently plying its trade in the Vanarama National League and

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Pellenc launch long-reach pruning shears

The latest new product launched by Pellenc – the Prunion long-reach pruning shears offers users unbeatable cutting power and work quality.

This new generation of pruning shears combines innovation with strength and accuracy, to optimise and assist tri

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Dennis and SISIS will feature a wide range of quality turf maintenance products on booth 1122 at the Golf Industry Show (GIS), which is taking place at the Orlando Convention Center, Florida on January 29-30.

From tee to green, Dennis and SISIS provid

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Etesia UK has announced the launch of the new Donky electric wheelbarrow.

The environmentally friendly Donky electric wheel barrow has quickly become a popular choice for those responsible for landscape management with many green space managers praisi

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Findings from the SALTEX 2019 post-show survey have revealed that attendees are continuing to embrace SALTEX as the groundscare industry’s flagship event.

From 30 to 31 October a record-breaking 9,104 visitors streamed into the NEC, Birmingham to expl

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Dennis and SISIS off to Sunshine State

Dennis and SISIS are heading to West Palm Beach, Florida on January 13-16, to exhibit at the Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA) Conference & Exhibition.

The British manufacturers have exhibited at the show for a number of years, which takes place

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A hole in one at BTME for Sherriff Amenity

Sherriff Amenity will be on Stand 164 in the Blue Zone at BTME 2020 and visitors can look forward to new product information, refreshments and will also be able test their golfing skills on the putting green.

Visitors will be able to pick up a copy of

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Mansfield Sand will feature a wide range of innovative products for sports, landscaping and equestrian uses on Stand 126 in the Blue Zone at BTME 2020.

Pioneers in the development and production of premium quality silica sand-based products for over 1

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KAR UK and Hunter join forces at BTME 2020

KAR UK and Hunter Industries are joining forces to exhibit at BTME 2020 on Stand 270 in the Red Zone.

KAR UK, the leading wholesaler of irrigation equipment in the UK and an integral distributor of Hunter Industries irrigation equipment, will once ag

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Fab 4 for Dennis and SISIS at BTME

Dennis and SISIS will be making their annual trip to Harrogate in January and BTME visitors can expect to see four fantastic products on display in the Red Zone on Stand 244.

Dennis Mowers recently launched a new and exciting range of mowers called t

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AGROVISTA has today announced the completion of its acquisition of leading sports turf, landscaping and horticulture business, Maxwell Amenity.

3768087439?profile=RESIZE_710xFirst announced in October, the acquisition brings together two of the most experienced and progressive tea

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George Stephens, course manager at Tiverton Golf Club in Devon, claims that Sherriff Amenity has provided him with the ideal tonic to help the greens combat stress and aid root development.

With panoramic views of the Devon countryside, Tiverton Golf

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Dylan Thompson, grounds maintenance manager at Colliers Park, believes that the Dennis PRO 34R far exceeds every other rotary mower he has used in the past.

The former Sheffield Wednesday FC assistant head groundsman has been in the top role at Colli

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SISIS Osca justifies pitch investment

Once Warwick School had decided to invest in a new synthetic pitch, Grounds Manager Duncan Toon felt that the SISIS Osca 3 tractor-mounted oscillating brush was the only machine that could maintain the new surface effectively and truly justify the ma

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Pellenc launch latest battery technology

Pellenc has announced the release of their latest battery – the ULiB 750

Extra thin, compact and lightweight, the Pellenc ULiB 750 battery revises all ergonomic standards with an unequalled power to weight ratio.

Developed to work with all Pellenc ba

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Etesia launch new Hydro 80 ride-on mower

Etesia chose SALTEX to officially launch the new Hydro 80 MKHP5 ride-on mower ahead of its official 2020 release.

The Hydro 80 MKHP5 can cut and collect in all conditions with the added benefit of a differential lock. The new model joins the popular H

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A recent school grounds seminar held at Charterhouse in Surrey has been hailed a huge success by all who attended.

The event attracted over 50 delegates from all levels as several topical issues were explored and discussed. Supported by…

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17 minutes ago
Nick @ NM Garden Services Ltd replied to Greg Francis's discussion Etesia 2019/2020 pro46 phts3
"We run a small fleet ofvEtesia Pro46's with both Honda and Kawasaki engines.
We prefer the Kawasaki engined variant as it has an "all day fuel tank" and a slightly more powerful engine (6hp vs 5.5hp). The only trade off is that it is slightly heavie…"
3 hours ago
Fleur Voice posted a blog post
As Blue Monday is fast approaching, I thought it would be a good idea to give a small reminder to our community here on Landscape Juice to remember to tell people about your worries and if you’re having negative thoughts. Talking about emotions is o…
3 hours ago
PGM replied to James Boardman's discussion Tripod ladder size
"Thanks for the clarification"
6 hours ago
Best Gardens replied to John F's discussion Turf Cutters
"We use hired turf cutters regularly and couldn't imagine lifting old turf any other way before re-turfing, it's certainly a real time saver - no reliability issues for us, but as has been said just don't set the blade too deep, you can always run ov…"
10 hours ago
Dave Colton replied to John F's discussion Turf Cutters
"I think the problem with them is people not using tcorrectly and trying to to use them too deep and too quickly. I have never had a problem with reliability with the one I hire and it's always done the job and saved a lot of time for the hire cost i…"
11 hours ago
Dan Frazer Gardening replied to James Boardman's discussion Tripod ladder size
"The highest platform on henchman tripods when extended is 2ft below the ladder spec. 6ft on the 8ft ladder. The legs extend 18" but they're at an angle so you gain 12" height roughly. 
The tripods fit in so many awkward corners, and really, standing…"
13 hours ago
PGM replied to James Boardman's discussion Tripod ladder size
"Great thread, very useful. Have a question about these ladders. So on the Henchman website it says regarding the 8' ladder that the maximum safe standing height is only 5' which doesn't seem very high to me. My question is that if you have the 3 ext…"
13 hours ago
John F posted a discussion
I need to hire a turf cutter to remove a very long stretch of lawn . Two hire companies tell me they have stopped hiring out turf cutters due to abuse of the machines . I can however certainly get hold of one from another local hire company although…
14 hours ago
James Boardman replied to James Boardman's discussion Tripod ladder size
"Hi,
Just as a follow up I used the 8ft henchman on a job today and it was briliant, adjustable feet used lots on a slope and the platform at the top feels very secure. In case anyone else is interested I have attached photos of the 8ft on the roof o…"
yesterday
Greg Francis replied to Greg Francis's discussion Etesia 2019/2020 pro46 phts3
"true. another design weibang stole from hayter. hayter have since changed the drive system on the new harriers which started from the 41,s snd now 48/56's and the prostripe 560. Much stronger system and very little to go wrong"
yesterday
Glen Stillman replied to Greg Francis's discussion Etesia 2019/2020 pro46 phts3
"Gotchya, thanks. "
yesterday
Adam Pilgrim replied to Greg Francis's discussion Etesia 2019/2020 pro46 phts3
"Agreed - the Hayter and Weibang have a ratchet freewheel inside the roller allowing them the tow halves to rotate (or counter rotate) independently. The KAAZ and variants don't due to the way the roller drives from the middle not allowing it to have…"
yesterday
Glen Stillman replied to Greg Francis's discussion Etesia 2019/2020 pro46 phts3
"Thanks Dan"
yesterday
Dan Frazer Gardening replied to Greg Francis's discussion Etesia 2019/2020 pro46 phts3
"The gearbox engages the drive at the split"
yesterday
Glen Stillman replied to Greg Francis's discussion Etesia 2019/2020 pro46 phts3
"Oh ok, I'm happy to be wrong but I didn't think they did, not in the same way as weibang Legacy and hayter harriers anyway? "
yesterday
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Turf Cutters

I need to hire a turf cutter to remove a very long stretch of lawn . Two hire companies tell me they have stopped hiring out turf cutters due to abuse of the machines . I can however certainly get hold of one from another local hire company although…

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Fencing And Gates

Fencing is a technique to cover the surrounding nearby plants, crops or any other place to protect it from outsiders and animals. Fencing and gates can help a lot in covering the landscape. Also, it makes it look better and less open for others to…

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