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Etesia Hydro 80 - an all-round performer

John Maxwell, managing director at Inverallan Landscapes, has reported a number of benefits from using the Etesia Hydro 80 MKHP ride-on mower.

Established in 1998, Inverallan Landscapes is a family run business based in Stirling. Over the…

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Now in its 74th year, SALTEX is growing from strength to strength in its NEC home.

In fact, already 70 per cent of the SALTEX 2019 floorplan has been allocated with more than 180 SALTEX 2018 exhibitors returning. Over 40 of these exhibitors…

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The Dennis and SISIS Groundcare Seminar took place at St. Albans School, Woollam Trust Playing Fields on Tuesday 19 February with delegates all claiming it was a huge success.

For a number of years, the Dennis and SISIS pre-season indoor…

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Harry Legge-Bourke, custodian, managing partner and trustee of the Glanusk Estate, believes that the Etesia Attila 98X ride-on brushcutter has exceeded all expectation at the truly prestigious venue.

Situated in the beautiful countryside of…

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Heavy usage on the sports pitches at the Trojan Club in Eastleigh, Hampshire, means that head groundsman Dave Edwards needs to ensure the turf stands up to the rigours of winter sports. It is for this reason he chooses Sherriff Amenity’s Marathon…

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Stuart Hogg, Course Manager at The West Lancashire Golf Club, believes that ICL’s H2Pro TriSmart provides him with everything he requires from a wetting agent.

Founded in 1873 and featured in the top 100 golf courses in Great Britain, The…

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As a long-term user of Limagrain grass seed, Adrian Kay, head groundsman at York Racecourse, believes that an improvised MM25 mixture gives him the confidence to keep the course to an exceptionally high standard all year round.

Adrian, the…

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Etesia UK has announced a new partnership with Camsaw Ltd, which will see the County Laois based business exclusively distribute Pellenc battery powered equipment throughout the Republic of Ireland. 

Established in 1987 by Philip Carney,…

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ICL a key supplier for John Ledwidge

John Ledwidge has praised the consistent support he receives from ICL – particularly during what is an incredibly exciting and somewhat busy period for the Leicester City Football Club Grounds Manager.

John first became familiar with ICL…

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Graham Taylor replied to Adam Woods's discussion Storing sprayers in the van
"if you've the "anvil" type nozzles, an easier and less bulky way to protect them is to push a short length of fuel pipe over them.  Saves the kids getting cross when you cut up their tennis balls :)
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Trevor Stephens replied to Jessica Bateman's discussion Ramps for mower
"I use a wooden board, must be the most useful tool I have as it's saved my back getting mowers in the van and also up and down garden steps also doubles as an edging board. "
27 minutes ago
Barry Walker is now a member of Landscape Juice Network
2 hours ago
Ian Kenyon replied to Adam Woods's discussion Storing sprayers in the van

Can you buy these in UK? This is a U S link"
3 hours ago
Ian Kenyon replied to christopher moore's discussion Top Dressing
"You're gonna struggle to level bumps with dressing alone. But the best I have found is progro veioli"
3 hours ago
christopher moore posted a discussion
I have quite a few new build garden lawns to try and level out in the Worcester, Warwickshire area. Who supplies a good quality top dressing at a competitive price. ?? 
3 hours ago
Andrew holt replied to Andrew holt's discussion what fleet of mowers do you run?
"one of my 1st jobs was at a very large property, which I needed a 21” roller for, so got that, ( second hand ) realised it was far to big and heavy for the smaller domestic gardens, so I got a 17” Viking roller mower, ( bought new ). Sorry before an…"
3 hours ago
Andrew holt replied to Andrew holt's discussion what fleet of mowers do you run?
"So your went with what you knew best I suppose, funny you should say that,about schools/parish councils, I handed one of my flyers into my kids primary school about 3 weeks ago, not heard anything back, the local parish council is done by a local we…"
4 hours ago
Andrew holt replied to Andrew holt's discussion what fleet of mowers do you run?
"They sound very useful in the right situation, I could see how they would do a good job clearing up, just look bloody big to store lol."
4 hours ago
Busy Bee Garden Services Limited replied to Adam Woods's discussion Storing sprayers in the van
"I changed the plastic lances over to the brass ones and never had a problem since, also make sure the lance is pushed through the loop at the top of the sprayer so the nozzle does not rub along the floor."
5 hours ago
Dan Frazer Gardening replied to Adam Woods's discussion Storing sprayers in the van
"I store two sprayers at the side door of the van one above the other. They are fixed to storage hooks on the end of my shelf unit, and the lances clip into these https://www.ebay.com/itm/191973938535
I've put tennis balls over the nozzles to stop dr…"
12 hours ago
Graham Taylor replied to Adam Woods's discussion Storing sprayers in the van
"I replaced my CP "plastic" lances with 10mm stainless tubing............. you can pick it up very cheaply on Ebay in all different lengths. Lances will never break again however much stuff gets thrown on them.... they might get bent sometimes but ca…"
12 hours ago
Adam Woods posted a discussion
Having broken 2 lance's on 2 sprayers when they have got mixed up with other kit in the back of the van. I wonder has anyone got ideas/pictures of the way you store knapsack or stirrup sprayers in the back of your van?
14 hours ago
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