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Limagrain UK has announced the appointment of new amenity seed specialist Bruce Elliot. Bruce will be covering the southern area of the UK.

Bruce brings with him over 20 years of industry experience, predominantly in professional football where he has

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Sherriff Amenity has announced that it is launching some new additions to its popular fungicide packages. The new tank-mixes have been designed to combine fungicides, nutrients and adjuvants, helping to control major turf diseases including Microdoch

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The Royal Jersey Golf Club has become the latest course to sign an exclusive supply agreement with Sherriff Amenity. The three year agreement covers the exclusive provision of fertilisers and chemicals.

With the links overlooked by Mont Orgueil castle

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Turf technology was the theme of the most recent seminar for groundsmen and greenkeepers in the Channel Islands which was organised by leading turf and amenity supplier Sherriff Amenity.

3314179179?profile=RESIZE_480x480Twenty-five turf professionals representing sports grounds, golf

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The head groundsman at Durham School has found a way of getting its main rugby pitch fit and ready for cricket action in the brief gap between seasons. This year for the first time Barry Boustead used Evolution5, a coated, controlled release fertilis

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One of the country’s largest pay and play golf operators, Mytime Active, has made a decisive move to raise its environmental credentials with the introduction of a bee and wildflower package on its courses, which is available exclusively from Sherrif

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Bunkers are a regular clubhouse talking point – often as a negative one – but leading supplier of golf course supplies Sherriff Amenity now offers something that will raise their profile favourably and be a useful course care aid - the Bunkerstamp.

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Jockey Club Racecourses, operator of 15 leading UK racecourses, including those at Aintree, Cheltenham, Epsom Downs and Newmarket, has signed a three-year extension to their contract with sports and amenity turf and landscape supplier Sherriff Amenit

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The Ely City Golf Club, with a thriving 18-hole Henry Cotton designed course, has signed a 3-year sole supplier agreement with Sherriff Amenity. The deal will involve the supply of a wide range of fertilisers, chemicals and seed from their range and

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A party of Sherriff Amenity customers, delegates and staff from the company and sponsors Everris recently attended the Golf Industry Show in Orlando which followed the company’s education programme at BTME in Harrogate.

The group for the trip was made

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Sherriff Amenity is proud to announce the launch of a new website at www.sherriffamenity.com. The new site not only incorporates a new clean design which is easy to navigate but also includes more product information than ever before.

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Oldham Athletic Football Club has signed a three year supply agreement with Sherriff Amenity for all line marking and paint requirements. The agreement sees the Bowcom GMX line marker and Bowgrass Supreme Plus paint used for line marking duties at th

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Sherriff Amenity, one of the leading turf care and sports equipment suppliers, is pleased to announce the launch of a new professional spreader – the Trojan DSi.

3314181300?profile=RESIZE_480x480The Trojan range is renowned by grounds care professionals to be designed and built with

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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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Alex Lawton, Jimmy garnett, Jamie Santus and 1 more joined Landscape Juice Network
7 minutes ago
James replied to James's discussion Greetings
"Hi Vic, it was not my intention to state that these jobs do not require skill or people do not have a large varience in ability. More so to state the jobs I can do to a competant level is limited at the minute. "
14 minutes ago
Vic 575 replied to James's discussion Greetings
"Hi James,
You mention that you will be offering mowing and hedge cutting in line with your ‘low skill set’. Having been grass cutting and hedge cutting professionally since 1985 I wouldn’t characterise these tasks as low skilled. In fact the opposit…"
21 minutes ago
Glen Stillman replied to James's discussion Greetings
"Agree with Andrew re power tools. No need to rush out and spend your money just yet. Most hire centres fairly well stocked with decent kit.tools like a strimmer that you will use every day, fair enough buy, but hedge trimmers etc, why not hire (just…"
30 minutes ago
Harry@VWGS replied to James's discussion Greetings
"From personal experience a dealer knows very little about machinery outside of their shop, they can sell or push an item but they don’t use them daily so don’t listen to what they have to say about performance, they only know what they have read in…"
1 hour ago
James replied to James's discussion Greetings
"Hi Andrew,
Thank you for the reply, I have found it really helpful.
I think you're right, I'm working somewhat back to front. I'll reevaluate this weekend."
1 hour ago
Andrew Watts replied to James's discussion Greetings
"Hi James, there is always great excitment when starting out to think about shiny new kit - it's natural and we all do it. However, step back. Kit is readily available quickly, so no need to rush into it. What's more important is to work out who your…"
1 hour ago
James replied to James's discussion Greetings
"Hi Geoffrey,
Thanks for the reply. 
Im fairly focused on the items I would like prior to start in a mower, long reach trimmer etc. Just the options and if you go with a kombi system etc, think im just nervous given the prices involved, only have one…"
2 hours ago
James replied to James's discussion Greetings
"Hi James, 
I have next thursday pencilled in as the big day to hand it in, nervous but excited. 
My position of the last 8 or so years has been office management and various different office type things, prior to that retail and liesure management.…"
2 hours ago
Geoffrey King replied to James's discussion Greetings
"Hello James,
I'd say you need to be clear what sort of gardening, you're offering, as it varies considerably.
Maintance or restoration.
All power tools or hand work.
Planting?
Organic, peat & pesticide free?
This will determine who you are aiming at…"
2 hours ago
James replied to James's discussion Greetings
"Hi Ian, 
Thank you for your reply.
Sensible stuff, I am somewhat stepping into the unknown and Im aware the better course would have been working for someone else for a year to learn the business and expand my skills but circumstances dont really al…"
2 hours ago
James Duke replied to James's discussion Greetings
"Hi James I'm in the same position as you only I haven't handed in my notice yet. I was wondering what you current job is and what background you have had in the industry if any? Good luck in you venture and I wish you all the best
Maybe we could hel…"
2 hours ago
Geoffrey King updated their profile
2 hours ago
James replied to James's discussion Greetings
"Morning Vic,
The pricing thread makes perfect sense to me, just a case of getting my quotes right with no experience but im sure it'll come in time.
I reached out to all local garden business to request general prices as I don't want to undercut the…"
2 hours ago
Ian Harvey replied to James's discussion Greetings
"Hi- and welcome to a great industry and a great forum. 
I would say that the first thing that you should do (as with any business) is to research what your likely market is. This will mainly be determined by your location and working area and what c…"
2 hours ago
Vic 575 replied to James's discussion Greetings
"Hello and welcome to the club. Welcome to life being controlled and dominated by the weather.
The advice I would give the ‘me’ of 29 years ago when I went self-employed is the critical advice I would give to any new start up gardening business.
Get…"
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Greetings

Hello All,I'm new to the forum and thought I would introduce myself.Currently looking to start a small gardening business In March after handing in my notice next Thursday.I'm trying to do my planning at the moment but struggling with the wealth of…

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Bessertrim brushcutters

Hi all.Our echo brush cutter after 7 years of abuse is now beyond economical repair. I was going to plump for the exact same new model, but knowing parts can be pricey I've vaguely thought about purchasing a different brand. My newest employee…

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