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The 2018 Dennis and SISIS Spring / Summer bowling green maintenance seminars finished in style with over 350 people in attendance across the eight venues and an overwhelming number of greenkeepers wanting to attend the educational…

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Dennis and SISIS have successfully hosted another series of informative bowling green maintenance seminars with more promised for later this year.

Held on March 17 and 18 at the Great Hollands Park Bowls Club in Berkshire and Canterbury…

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Nick @ NM Garden Services Ltd replied to Allan Steele's discussion Alternative chain for Stihl MSA 200 C and HT-Km pole pruner
"I can't comment on the pole saw but we use the Rotatech chains on our other Stihl chainsaws and in our opinion they seem to stay much sharper for much longer than the Stihl equivalents - and they are much cheaper too!"
4 hours ago
Nick @ NM Garden Services Ltd replied to Edward baker's discussion What to wear while spraying
"Along with wellies and correct nitrile gloves we would also recommend a green or blue suit for the reasons Gary's mentioned above!
For our spraying register we use the built in version Jobber offers which is dead easy to use too!"
4 hours ago
Gary RK replied to Edward baker's discussion What to wear while spraying
"If you go look at ProGreen's website (see link from LJN ---->) they have all you need and can offer suitable advice if needed.
I'd always suggest the correct grade blue or green Tyvek suits as they are slightly less obvious and CSI like ;)"
5 hours ago
Edward baker replied to Edward baker's discussion What to wear while spraying
"Thank you for your quick reply.i'll Google the suits now!"
6 hours ago
Dave Colton replied to Allan Steele's discussion Alternative chain for Stihl MSA 200 C and HT-Km pole pruner
"Cutting tooth not raker."
11 hours ago
Dave Colton replied to Allan Steele's discussion Alternative chain for Stihl MSA 200 C and HT-Km pole pruner
"I use rotatech chains and they have been very good, I use them on my chainsaws and my pole pruners and from a price point you get 2 chains for the price of a stihl one. They hold a good edge and sharpen easily. The one point I would make is there is…"
21 hours ago
Dave Colton replied to Edward baker's discussion What to wear while spraying
"I use tyvek suits and 2 pairs of vinyl gloves when spraying,  I dont use a face shield but when applying biocides I do use a ffp3 mask. A face shield is normally only required when handling the concentrate during the initial mixing. Others will cert…"
22 hours ago
Edward baker posted a discussion
As above, I know what I should be wearing but what do people actually use? Paper suit, gloves and a face shield?? And yes I am qualified, but it's a long time ago! 
23 hours ago
Allan Steele posted a discussion
Hi AllI am looking for an alternative chain for MSA 200 C and HT-Km pole pruner and wondered if anyone could recommend one please
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Robbie posted a blog post
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Karsten Tomkins replied to Karsten Tomkins's discussion Garden Design Software 2D to 3D; 3D to 2D
"This Garden Planner seems to be all fine with the scale side of things - I haven't noticed anything wierd there....? I've got the plan loaded into my Surface Pro, and another good thing is while I'm on the job, setting out the plants, if I need to c…"
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Nicola Berry replied to Karsten Tomkins's discussion Garden Design Software 2D to 3D; 3D to 2D
"Hi Karsten, yes I meant a 2D graphic in plan view, saved as a  component so I can generate a report to get the right quantities.  I know what you mean about the 2D face-me graphics, they are an irritation and move around from where you’ve placed the…"
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Karsten Tomkins replied to Karsten Tomkins's discussion Garden Design Software 2D to 3D; 3D to 2D
"Hi Jane,
Yes, the Garden Planner is truly a simple software compared to Sketchup (I like to call it Ketchup! ((~8). I can easily see why you wouldn't use it after getting established with Sketchup. I wouldn't even say it has plant lists, just genera…"
yesterday
Karsten Tomkins replied to Karsten Tomkins's discussion Garden Design Software 2D to 3D; 3D to 2D
"Yes Nicola, who wouldn't hanker after Vectorworks ((~8When you say a 2D plant graphic, do you mean 2D in plan view? This Garden Planner, I'm discovering, is relatively simple, but really seems to go right to the limits of its simplicity. What I like…"
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Pete hughes and Chris Perry joined Landscape Juice Network
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Dave Colton replied to Rob's discussion Reccommendations for industrial weed killer
"They both contain flazasulfuron so to all intents and purposes they are the same."
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