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Primo and Ryder get SUPERSIZED

Bigger pack, better value, better turf

ICL has announced that Syngenta’s Primo Maxx II growth regulator and Ryder turf pigment are now available in larger sized packs. 

With immediate effect, turf managers now have the option of purchasing Primo Maxx I

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T H WHITE announced as Pellenc dealer

T H WHITE has been appointed as an authorised dealer for the full range of professional battery powered tools by Pellenc.

T H WHITE is a leading specialist in the supply of groundcare and arboricultural machinery, and other related equipment, to a wid

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An insight into Agrovista Amenity

“My hope for Agrovista Amenity is that the industry welcomes what it’s trying to be – a science-based company offering real solutions to customers and adding value wherever possible.”

John Marland has been integral in the development of the newly form

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Daniel Connor, groundsman at the Arthur Miller Stadium in Leeds, has reported excellent results since a new Hunter Industries irrigation system from KAR UK was installed.

The Arthur Miller Stadium is home to Stanningley Sports & Rugby Club and is used

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Pellenc UK has announced the launch of an industry leading four-year commercial warranty for all batteries and three-year warranty for all tools.

Following the successful launch at SALTEX 2009, Pellenc has quickly become the leader in professional bat

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A range of Limagrain UK’s Colour Splash flower mixtures have lifted community spirits and made the London Borough of Ealing a brighter place to live in more ways than one.

The London Borough of Ealing is one of the 32 London Boroughs and is the third

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Due to popular visitor demand, show organisers have revealed that an increased number of indoor demonstrations will be taking place at SALTEX 2020 in a large dedicated arena on the show floor.

At SALTEX 2019 the Eco Village demonstration area offered

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The aptly named Storm Dennis certainly didn’t prevent the annual Dennis and SISIS groundcare seminar from going ahead, and by all accounts it once again inspired, educated and offered real solutions. 

Hosted at the Durham County Cricket Club’s Emirate

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Weed-free soil with just one application

UNIQUE residual turf herbicide, Valdor® Flex, is now available from Agrovista Amenity.

Valdor Flex was introduced to the UK turf and amenity market last year and has been widely praised for providing excellent r

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Peter O’Brien Landscaping & Sons, one of Ireland’s leading landscape and sports ground companies, has invested in a large fleet of Pellenc battery powered equipment.

Peter O’Brien Landscaping & Sons, founded in 1963, is a family run business, which ha

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Dennis and SISIS Groundcare Seminar 2020

The Dennis and SISIS 2020 Groundcare Seminar will take place at Durham County Cricket Club’s Emirates Riverside on Tuesday 18th February and is yet again set to educate and inspire.

Sports turf is the theme and a wide range of volunteers and professio

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The Dennis G860 cylinder mower is the most reliable cylinder mower on the market according to Dylan Thompson, grounds maintenance manager, at the all-new Colliers Park in Gresford, Wales.

Built to inspire a new generation of stars, Colliers Park is pr

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Syn-Pro a clean sweep at Colliers Park

The Syn-Pro SSS1000 tractor mounted rotary brush sweeper by SISIS is providing Dylan Thompson, grounds maintenance manager, at Colliers Park, with a certain peace of mind.

Welsh football recently received a boost after a new training and development c

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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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Open forum activity

David Benson replied to Colin Anson's discussion Waste disposal problems
"chris if you use option 2 how do you intend moving it when full ?
i can see the disposal problem creating a lot of fly tipping right accross the country "
7 hours ago
Adam Pilgrim replied to Colin Anson's discussion Waste disposal problems
"These are the company we use - if it helps someone out. 13 locations throughout the East. Our local site is 'Decoy' and Material Change have done a lot of work on it since they bought it off 'Organic Recycling' a few years back.
All sites are open a…"
7 hours ago
Colin Anson replied to Colin Anson's discussion Waste disposal problems
"Pontefract & Castleford area."
8 hours ago
Chris replied to Colin Anson's discussion Waste disposal problems
"Same here, 
Option 1 - use green bin until full,  compact by jumping up and down several times.
Option 2 - supply at extra cost 270ltr green waste bag. A disposal fee once full to take to commercial tip when open, or option 3.
Option 3 - remove wast…"
8 hours ago
Adam Pilgrim replied to Colin Anson's discussion Waste disposal problems
"Where in the country are you Colin? "
8 hours ago
william bathgate replied to Colin Anson's discussion Waste disposal problems
"the local company who does green waste is still going for the moment . to be honest its a sideline for the farmer but its very useful:)"
8 hours ago
PAUL replied to Colin Anson's discussion Waste disposal problems
"i have the same problem (lawn mowing only) .. My first preference is a compost heap', but some are never going to agree with that ... I tried cut and drop but I can ony get away with that with a handful ... So worse case, is I fill their bin in 2 or…"
8 hours ago
Dave Colton replied to Colin Anson's discussion Waste disposal problems
"Ask on local allotments, moss makes a great mulch for soft fruit such as raspberries and round earthed up potatos as it breaks down quite quickly. "
8 hours ago
Ian Harvey replied to Colin Anson's discussion Waste disposal problems
"I have the same problem. I managed to convince quite a few customers to have me start a compost area in their garden, others are ok with cut and drop for now or putting in main waste bin, I also plan some burning of cut shrubs that I have to remove.…"
8 hours ago
Billybop replied to Colin Anson's discussion Waste disposal problems
"same here dave am going to be cracking open my heap soon as need to rotavate some of the broken down organic material into the veg growing area, as i noticed some of my crops not doing so well last year. its amazing how much a huge mountain of grass…"
8 hours ago
Glen Stillman replied to GaryRK's discussion Show us your.......
"Oohh, that's nice "
8 hours ago
BCH Gardens replied to Colin Anson's discussion Waste disposal problems
"Exactly the same here Colin.
I had hoped to gather a bit up and then get a skip, but that looks like a non starter as well.  Would have been an increased cost but cant be helped.  I have about an acre of scarifying in the next ten days - I dont even…"
9 hours ago
mark thomas replied to Colin Anson's discussion Waste disposal problems
"Same here too...cut drop or mulch
one old dear I used to work for would never let me put grass cuttings 
in the bin...she insisted they were put under large shrubs or bushes
to keep them fed/mulch all over summer tbh it didn't create any 
problems a…"
9 hours ago
Dave Colton replied to Colin Anson's discussion Waste disposal problems
"I'm having the same problem, but I'm lucky as im using my allotment to compost as much as I can, the woody waste im stacking up to either burn or get rid of when they open the tip back up."
9 hours ago
Ben Gilg replied to GaryRK's discussion Show us your.......
"What happens when an over zealous forager harvester driver opens the maize foeld up next to your garden"
9 hours ago
mark thomas replied to Colin Anson's discussion Waste disposal problems
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Waste disposal problems

Anyone else having problems finding somewhere to take their waste at the moment? The two council areas I work under have both stopped garden bin collection and closed the tips. Commercial tips are also closed round here. I've got nowhere to store…

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