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Martin Carty, Managing Director at Carty Services, has revealed how a 0% interest finance offer from Etesia UK enabled him to improve operations on a wide range of school playing fields throughout Warwickshire. 

During last year’s uncertainty and inev

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MM Seed hits the spot for Yeovil Golf Club

Jason Connaughton, Course Manager at Yeovil Golf Club, says that he could not ask for anything more when it comes to the grass seed, customer service, and advice he receives from Limagrain UK.

Set on the outsk

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Since upgrading to an advanced Hunter irrigation system, Tottenham Hotspur F.C’s incredible training centre has seen remarkable improvements according to Darren Baldwin, Head of Playing Surfaces & Estates, and Liam Plummer, Irrigation Technician.

Tott

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Dennis and SISIS and the Staffordshire Football Association have announced a new partnership which is set to benefit grassroots pitches throughout the county.

For nearly 100 years Dennis and SISIS have been providing world class turf maintenance equip

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Richard Stow, Managing Director of Weedfree, has revealed why the market-leading company has relied on the spray adjuvant Speedway Total for so long.

“We have been using Speedway Total to enhance the uptake and activity of our total herbicide applicat

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Limagrain UK products relied on during tight renovation window

Head groundsperson Richard Hare, has reported excellent results from using a selection of Limagrain products at the outstanding Bromsgrove School in Worcestershire.

Founded in the Middle Ag

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Agrovista Amenity’s online Academy has shown significant growth with over 9,000 CPD points awarded so far, and the company believes that it is just the start of something special.

The Agrovista Amenity Academy is an online learning resource with cours

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Pellenc launch two new products

Pellenc, the world’s leading expert in battery-powered tools for maintaining landscapes, has continued to develop its product range with the launch of two new products to the UK market.

Based on observations and feedback from both end-users and the de

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Nick @ NM Garden Services Ltd replied to Tony @SM's discussion Stihl HLA85, Long reach trimmer.
"Soak the blades in WD40, and best to do regularly each time you finish using it. The smallest amount of rust on the blades will make them stick together..."
15 minutes ago
Edward Morey updated their profile
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David Benson replied to Adam Woods's discussion Renovating Arbors with a massive wisteria, roses, jasmine and other climbers on them
"the way timber prices are going and the availability it might be a option to use plastic "
23 hours ago
Stephen r Brook-Smith replied to Harry@VWGS's discussion Stihl HLA 86 needed.
"https://www.gardenmachinesltd.co.uk/
 
Ordered one from here yesterday!!"
yesterday
Billybop replied to Harry@VWGS's discussion Stihl HLA 86 needed.
"The original Stihl battery kit for example seemed only labelled as the "Pro" range once their "Compact Cordless" variety was introduced several years later, to distinguish the 2 types. However there are many gardeners who successfuly use the Compact…"
yesterday
DigBandit commented on Robbie's blog post Lawn Mower BROKE! The downside to having an OLD lawnmower. Can it be FIXED?
"Very fond of old mowers - but maybe more to the point I love repairing them.  "
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Ed Fox replied to Gareth's discussion Estimate for a planting scheme
"10-15 years ago i read an article about a plants women who then charged £25 per metre fully planted. If money roughly halves in value every 10 years thats £50+ per metre now.
I've just planted up 3 projects and still have to finalise actual costs…"
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Adam Woods replied to Adam Woods's discussion Renovating Arbors with a massive wisteria, roses, jasmine and other climbers on them
"Its a grade 2* listed mansion.... I dont think that would work :)"
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Geoffrey King replied to Adam Woods's discussion Renovating Arbors with a massive wisteria, roses, jasmine and other climbers on them
"An option to consider, replace the timber with plastic lumberthen it won't rot ever again!
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Vic 575 replied to mark thomas's discussion Domestic ride on
"I run a Stiga 740 pwx [about £7500 list] and John Deere Z535m zero turn [now about £6500 list]. The Stigas are very good, but they aren’t simple machines and they hold their value, so aren’t great second hand buys.
The John Deere I have is a…"
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Geoffrey King replied to Gareth's discussion Estimate for a planting scheme
"hi Adam, we normally expect a mature perennial to grow to the size of a dustbin lid.  Clearly this varies a lot!
So as an average, if we are overplanting a new planting area, to get more impact faster, we would use 5 or 7 perennials per sq.m as…"
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Gareth replied to Gareth's discussion Estimate for a planting scheme
"Blimey,  that confused me momentarily. Adam commented on your post - from 12 years ago!  I'd possibly double those prices now. If you do a medium density planting of 5-7 plants per m2, depends on what your purchase costs are and what retail is. A 2L…"
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Adam Woods replied to Gareth's discussion Estimate for a planting scheme
"A garden we work in has just been trampled by 30 cows... they had a fine old time!!! We are quoting for replacing the plants as those that did not get eaten, got trampled ... I' reckoning that these prices should go up a bit.... to say £30 per sq…"
yesterday
Peter sellers replied to mark thomas's discussion Domestic ride on
"Mark, We have always used Toro from when we started 40 years ago, unfortunately the new domestic machines don't have the build quality anymore. There's a Toro 270 on eBay at the moment at £1095, this is an older model and well worth buying, we ran…"
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Adam Woods replied to Adam Woods's discussion Renovating Arbors with a massive wisteria, roses, jasmine and other climbers on them
"Thank you Neil and the rest of you. The client has decided that we just do the minimum now, then in the deep midwinter really go through it. TBH to bring it all down, and repair the structure then put the plants back would take days, possibly…"
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Edward Hanson is now a member of Landscape Juice Network
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