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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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George Marshall replied to George Marshall's discussion Advice on mulching mowers
"Vic 575,
Brilliant advice and feedback I really appreciate I will certainly look into the stiga model you mention I think the out front mower would have many benefits especially over mid deck machines. That's real tidy work I can see why you seem to…"
7 hours ago
George Marshall replied to George Marshall's discussion Advice on mulching mowers
"Seth Burgess thanks for the reply
I had initially looked at the stiga bit over here not many guys have them so great feedback for the brand. Also from what I have seen everyone collects so great to hear it can be possible to mulch fortnightly "
7 hours ago
Vic 575 replied to George Marshall's discussion Advice on mulching mowers
"Seth makes a good point. Get a Stiga with a three bladed deck. Having had a two bladed type as well, I can say that the three bladed ones are far superior.

I have a Stiga 740 PWX with the 100 3 bladed deck. The narrower deck is ideal for the church…"
7 hours ago
Vic 575 replied to George Marshall's discussion Advice on mulching mowers
"The thing is that as we all know every job is different. On each job the grass is not only different types but grows at varying rates. It is never one size fits all. I have a couple of small domestic lawns that I use the Stiga on. Even in late sprin…"
7 hours ago
Seth Burgess replied to George Marshall's discussion Advice on mulching mowers
"I also use a Stiga like Vic. I have the Pro 125 deck and cut at number 2 (which is around 40mm I think) all year long and never have any issues. Occasional double cut. Cut over on a higher cut when there is a lot of leaf fall. Still much much faster…"
8 hours ago
George Marshall replied to George Marshall's discussion Advice on mulching mowers
"Hi Vic 575  
Really appreciate the reply I have spoken with a few dealer which have put me off the mulching mowers for cutting domestically fortnightly as they say it will leave visible grass especially in high growth periods but the finish in your…"
8 hours ago
Vic 575 replied to George Marshall's discussion Advice on mulching mowers
"I have been using Stiga mulching mowers for over eleven years now [12 seasons]. They are very good. There is one caveat. On the smaller domestic lawns where there needs to be no sign of any clippings it is sometimes necessary in high growth periods…"
8 hours ago
George Marshall posted a discussion
Hi Guys,I have been cutting domestically now for about 6 years I'm based in northern ireland  but been thinking of buying another ride on mower.I was wondering what the thoughts are on zero turn mulching mowers and whether there is more established…
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Graham Taylor replied to Darren Walters's discussion Just got my drone Operator & Flyer ID Yay!
"I was given a DJI drone for Xmas last year........ took me a while to master the controls.... had to get the ladder out a few times to rescue it from trees.  Once the intial novelty wore off, it 's been sitting on a shelf in a spare beroom for the l…"
19 hours ago
Fusion Media posted a blog post
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 m…
20 hours ago
Harry@VWGS replied to Harry@VWGS's discussion New Van for garden maintenance.
"Thank you for all the replies so far, your wisdom is much appreciated, I hate having to replace vans as never know what to go for, thank you "
22 hours ago
Seth Burgess replied to Harry@VWGS's discussion New Van for garden maintenance.
"I have a Euro V engine so first generation of DPF. It's fine no issues. When it regens it blows smoke out a lot cleaning itself out (only happens when the exhaust gets hot enough and needs to be cleaned) So the occasional long drive will be fine.
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yesterday
John F replied to Harry@VWGS's discussion New Van for garden maintenance.
"I can't comment on the despatch Harry but my four year old Citreon Nemo provides a really nice drive , smooth , precise steering , but this year has developed engine management faults , power drain which so far is  impossible to trace meaning its re…"
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Darren Walters posted a discussion
Now, I just need to use the blooming thing!
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