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Dennis Razor shows its quality at Mapperley

According to deputy head greenkeeper and mechanic Michael Dickson, there has been a notable improvement in the quality of the greens at Mapperley Golf Club in Nottingham since purchasing two Dennis Razor mowers.

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Green Girl Garden Care replied to Green Girl Garden Care's discussion Pesticide ban in Brighton
"It's so frustrating isn't it! "
1 hour ago
dan replied to Green Girl Garden Care's discussion Pesticide ban in Brighton
"Tim -- this is a good idea -- mainly because a great deal of 'organic' practices currently used by the general public are counter productive and will in fact do a great deal of damage to the whole organic / non pesticide movement ! "
1 hour ago
Green Girl Garden Care replied to Green Girl Garden Care's discussion Pesticide ban in Brighton
"It's crazy. How is orange grass for 3 to 4 weeks, then bare earth for a couple of weeks then a shed load of tall weeds in it seeding everywhere better than going round with a strimmer or if that's not possible just a longer fringe of grass left? "
1 hour ago
dan replied to Green Girl Garden Care's discussion Pesticide ban in Brighton
"Im pretty pro - organic and reduced pesticide use full stop -- but even im pretty shocked by the current attitudes out there to glyphosate - ive bteen using quite a few FaceBook horticultural pages over the last 6 months and its getting insane out t…"
1 hour ago
Adam Pilgrim replied to Green Girl Garden Care's discussion Pesticide ban in Brighton
"That Helen is pretty standard commercial maintenance practice to give a spray out margin near walls - many of my commercial sites are done exactly the same, walls, fence lines and around objects with glyp and a residual herbicide - also the man hole…"
1 hour ago
dan replied to Green Girl Garden Care's discussion Pesticide ban in Brighton
"Adam -- i get your points - absolutely and its a hard situation for farmers -- but that has to change, its pretty assured now that number 1 chemicals shouldnt been in the food chain to the extent they are and that  2 recent agricultural practises ha…"
1 hour ago
Green Girl Garden Care replied to Green Girl Garden Care's discussion Pesticide ban in Brighton
"Well one of those 4 parties will be elected so I will watch with interest. What happened in Bristol? Personally I wouldn't mind a bit of rewilding in our urban areas but I doubt it will go down well with the older generation. A lot of our pavements…"
1 hour ago
Adam Pilgrim replied to Green Girl Garden Care's discussion Pesticide ban in Brighton
"Dan - not going to argue with you - but I know a lot of arable farmers and they will all tell you the same thing - current crop yields - for the price that buyers (ie supermarkets/wheat millers) will pay - cannot be sustained without the use of glyp…"
1 hour ago
Green Girl Garden Care replied to Green Girl Garden Care's discussion Pesticide ban in Brighton
"That's funny I think the opposite I think it should be banned in food production only as there is a small amount of evidence to link with cancer and it's being found in flour etc. Where is the harm in using it correctly to kill small weeds in.hard l…"
1 hour ago
Adam Pilgrim replied to Green Girl Garden Care's discussion Pesticide ban in Brighton
"Graham - its only partly due to reduction in cost of man/strimmer/line/fuel - its more about the reduction in liability in respect of flying objects ie stones being thrown at vehicles and members of the public. Also done to prevent 'bark ringing' of…"
1 hour ago
Graham Taylor replied to Green Girl Garden Care's discussion Pesticide ban in Brighton
"Its only the council's own use that's being stopped so don't panic.  Amazingly, where I live in Bedfordshire, the council have gone round every piece of street "furniture" (lamposts, signs, posts) spraying weedkiller round the lot to leave a dead ye…"
1 hour ago
dan replied to Green Girl Garden Care's discussion Pesticide ban in Brighton
"Good points Jim but really its agriculture that should be the first to have it removed -- im less concerned about the minor use in the public/amenity sector compared to the horrendous over use in food production. 
Im suprised its taken Brighton so l…"
2 hours ago
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Jim Gibbon replied to Green Girl Garden Care's discussion Pesticide ban in Brighton
"I think it's Brilliant, reduction in the use of pesticides and herbicides has to start somewhere. They are all a threat to environmental health. 
My personal opinion goes a step further..glyphosate should be banned for all use except in agriculture…"
3 hours ago
Nick @ NM Garden Services Ltd replied to James Boardman's discussion New Mower
"Our dealer is an hour away.....I get them to come to us. Etesia will also allow you to demo their kit which as far as I’m aware no other mower manufacturer lets you do this!"
3 hours ago
James Boardman replied to James Boardman's discussion New Mower
"Hi,
Thanks for the replies. I think the etesia is out of my range unless I go second hand but nearest dealer is 1hr away. I'll take a look at the Viking/Stihl mowers.
James"
12 hours ago
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