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A trio of Dennis PRO 34R rotary mowers have impressed Jim Dawson, Scottish Rugby’s Head Groundsman at BT Murrayfield, with him labelling them “supreme machines”.

Having been a greenkeeper and a groundsman, the well-respected Jim Dawson has worked in t

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ICL Schools Seminar Returns in Style

The ICL Independent Schools Seminar recently returned in full force after a two-year absence due to the pandemic.

Held at the all-new Sports Turf Academy within Leicester City FC’s world-class training facility, approximately 50 turf professionals fro

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Pastures Golf Club in Derby no longer need to rely on a contractor to aerate their fairways after they recently purchased a SISIS Maxislit.  

Set in the grounds of the old Pastures Hospital, Pastures Golf Club is a well-established course built on mea

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Game-changing Pellenc suits Hard Graft

Hard Graft Garden Services has labelled the Pellenc brand as a “game-changer” after using the battery-powered products for over a year now.

Hard Graft Garden Services is a family-run business based in Longniddry, East Lothian. It was established by Ne

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Hunter is first-class for Bromley CC

Bromley Cricket Club recently raised enough funds to purchase a much-needed new Hunter Irrigation system from KAR UK.

Founded in 1820, Bromley Cricket Club is one of the leading cricket clubs in Kent, with a long, successful, and proud tradition. As w

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A range of SISIS synthetic turf maintenance equipment is helping to keep the ‘Wembley of South Wales’ in excellent condition.

Merthyr Town FC is a non-league team from South Wales. It is a 100% fan owned community club that play in the Southern League

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Action Lawn and Leisure has been appointed as a new Etesia dealer in Stirlingshire and surrounding areas.

Action Lawn and Leisure was founded in 1998 by Bob Bruce. It is a family run business which prides itself on offering a personal service with goo

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The Course Manager at Fairhaven Golf Club claims that the advanced technology behind ICL’s H2Pro TriSmart wetting agent, has worked wonders on the dry, sand dominated course.

For nineteen years Joe Barnes has been progressing through the greenkeeping

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Open forum activity

Stephen r Brook-Smith replied to Susanne French's discussion Pruning by a BT cable
"I've cut through sky cables before , and also had customers contact BT when an overgreen tree touched there lines , they sent there own tree surgeons, free of charge 
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2 hours ago
Graham Taylor replied to Susanne French's discussion Pruning by a BT cable
"Can't see what the problem was...................  you're not going to get electrocuted if you touch it.   Obviously, don't use a hedgecutter near them as its a right pain if you cut through the wires....... just use secateurs near the cables. "
23 hours ago
Fusion Media posted a blog post
A trio of Dennis PRO 34R rotary mowers have impressed Jim Dawson, Scottish Rugby’s Head Groundsman at BT Murrayfield, with him labelling them “supreme machines”.Having been a greenkeeper and a groundsman, the well-respected Jim Dawson has worked in…
yesterday
Susanne French posted a discussion
One of my customers has a rambling rose that now is touching overhead BT cables. The chap who has been doing their hedge trimming for years will not prune the rose due to it's proximity to the cables. Does anyone have any experience of working…
yesterday
Stephen r Brook-Smith replied to Mjc's discussion Etesia mower.
"I use a Stihl 7 series , great machine , heavy but holds its own in tough conditions , my etesia didn't leave a great finish "
yesterday
Sam Bainbridge replied to Mjc's discussion Etesia mower.
"hello any opinions on etesia pro53 or the Stihl of the same size"
yesterday
Sam Bainbridge replied to Buster Gibbons's discussion Mowing wet grass
"A bit off subject but I'm stuck between an etesia pro53 and a Stihl any opinions?"
yesterday
Ben Pritchard replied to Peter Davis's discussion Stihl Combi Carbon Extension
"Good luck sorting this out I think three of mine have done this over the years.
I totally cocked one of them up trying to take it apart, tried hairspray (used to work on my bike handle bar grips) and gorilla glue with no joy, and finally drilled…"
yesterday
Peter Davis replied to Peter Davis's discussion Stihl Combi Carbon Extension
"Stihl say that the carbon bonding has failed.  Has anyone else come across this ?"
yesterday
Fusion Media posted a blog post
From seed to nutrition – an ICL integrated turf management programme is helping Warrington Wolves modernise its grounds department.Before taking the position of Head of Grounds at Warrington Wolves Niall Hazlehurst had always been involved in…
Wednesday
Peter Davis posted a discussion
I just went to use my carbon extension & the fittings, on each end, aren't in line. They are about 45 degrees out. Is this normal? Can you loosen the bolt & rotate it?Thanks. 
Wednesday
Peter Cermak replied to John F's discussion Customer Cash Flow dilemma .
"2 things happened to me that still really make me so angry. The first only related to money and trust- I was selling a house I owned in France via an English estate agent who wrote for the Times and sun regularly and appeared on TV. Long story short…"
Tuesday
Lawncare-4u.co.uk commented on Fleur Voice's blog post STIHL GB Remembers Eva Mayr-Stihl
"Excellent business, kept me going for 20+ years in this industry."
Monday
Honey Badger replied to Peter sellers's discussion Planting spade
"The burgon and ball transplanting spade is the one for me, it's super strong.
I've had mine for about seven years and it probably see me out. I'm one of those thugs that snaps handles/ spade blades, breaks prongs of garden forks.
Ok it's not pointy.…"
Monday
Honey Badger replied to Peter sellers's discussion Planting spade
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Monday
Darren Walters replied to John F's discussion Customer Cash Flow dilemma .
"How is it panning out John?"
Monday
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Hose use

My fellow pro gardeners raised the question during a hose pipe ban Are we allowed to use domestic clients hoses as professionals carrying out our work to keep a planting job alive ? I understand nurseries garden centres etc can and via a standpipe u…

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