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Rob Bradshaw, head groundsman at Peterborough United FC’s Mick George Training Academy, has praised both the product and the service he receives from Limagrain UK.

Rob has admitted that he is currently ‘living the dream’. As a lifelong…

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After a complete fleet renewal at Merchant Taylors’ School, grounds manager Richard Ayling has continued to put his trust in Dennis by purchasing a G860 and a G30D cylinder mower to add to the two G860’s and Razor mowers the school already had. …

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Pitchworks continues to grow with new appointment. Pitchworks, market specialists in supplying superior ground equipment and products to the sports industry, has announced the appointment of Lee Williams as its new Area Manager covering…

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Places for People, one of the UK’s largest property management companies, has reported a number of significant benefits since investing in a large fleet of Pellenc battery powered equipment.

Places for People has over 50 years’ experience…

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According to Head Greenkeeper Rob Hill the unique nine-hole course at Rustington Golf Centre in West Sussex is looking the best it has ever been thanks to Sherriff Amenity’s GoGreen Select.

Rustington Golf Centre was opened in 1992 and…

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Wayne Lumbard, Head Groundsman at Wolverhampton Wanderers FC has reason to celebrate. Not only has the team been promoted to the Premier League, but in his opinion the pitch is at the best it has ever been throughout his thirteen-year tenure at…

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Dennis and SISIS have announced the date for their popular cricket renovation day for 2018. The event will be held at Cheltenham College on 7 August and those wishing to attend are encouraged to register soon to avoid disappointment.

Since…

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Lee Bishop, Course Manager at Burnham Beeches Golf Club in South Buckinghamshire, has said that Limagrain UK’s range of Colour Splash flower mixtures have helped him to transform an unsightly area into a stunning display of vibrant flowers – much…

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Andy Richards, Grounds Manager at Shrewsbury School, has claimed that he is amazed at the amount of material the SISIS Auto Rotorake MK5 removes from the School’s cricket wickets.

Set over 120 acres with approximately 800 pupils, Shrewsbury…

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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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John Rippin, head gardener at the stunning Bodnant Estate in North Wales, believes that his battery powered Airion hand blower from Pellenc is the perfect machine to avoid disrupting the estate’s visitors.   

The Bodnant Estate, a…

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After Richard Ayling, grounds manager at Merchant Taylors’ School, drew up a shortlist of new potential machinery to purchase, the Dennis Razor fine turf mower saw off competition to receive a unanimous vote from himself and his team.

The…

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David Hodgson, groundsman and president at the Kirkstall Educational Cricket Club in Headingley, Leeds, believes that a lot more local cricket clubs would see significant improvements if they used a SISIS Rotorake TM1000 tractor mounted…

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Open forum activity

Andrew Watts replied to James King's discussion Seeding after scarifying
"It's a balance; lots of damp live moss, and the scarify is less effective vs removing dried out dead moss that was treated a couple of weeks beforehand.
So I look to treat first if very heavy moss, then scarify at least a week later. If light moss,…"
6 minutes ago
ian moore replied to ian moore's discussion need help !!! landscaping back garden!!
"hi gary!!! thanks so much for your reply  and great advice,, i did think it woul be too clumpy , i hadve so many different levels around the garden to get the finish if that makes sense, its been driving me mad thinking about it ha ha !!! so you sug…"
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Gary Bashford replied to ian moore's discussion need help !!! landscaping back garden!!
"Hi Ian,
I would make the effort to remove the turf first. It will be a LOT easier to do this than try to level the area when full of chopped up turf clumps.
We normally strip the turf, then go over the area with a stone burier to give a great finish…"
4 hours ago
Jim Gibbon replied to Jessica Bateman's discussion Ramps for mower
"Hi Jessica, I use a couple of lengths of decking board, works fine."
6 hours ago
Etesia UK posted a blog post
John Maxwell, managing director at Inverallan Landscapes, has reported a number of benefits from using the Etesia Hydro 80 MKHP ride-on mower.Established in 1998, Inverallan Landscapes is a family run business based in Stirling. Over the past 21 yea…
8 hours ago
Jessica Bateman posted a discussion
I'm looking for recommendations for a company that supplies some light weight ramps for mower use into my LWB Ford connect?
8 hours ago
Paul Doyle replied to James King's discussion Seeding after scarifying
"In my experience that's the better method. Scarifying first then iron to kill off the remaining moss. But there is a liquid iron product out now which you spray on first before scarifying,which they tell me is better(ferway is the product name here)…"
10 hours ago
Mark replied to Andrew holt's discussion what fleet of mowers do you run?
"Hi Andrew
I use the billy goat mainly when I scarify, usually on the larger lawns. ( hate raking for what can seem like hours ! ) - leaves a great finnish, and shortens the clear up time dramatically!
I've sometimes thought about selling it, but whe…"
10 hours ago
ian moore posted a discussion
hi there am lanscaping back garden new turf to be put down , have just used a turf cutter and rotavator on front garden it was hard wrok and that was not really a flat surface , the back garden however is a nighmare !! its all slopey and want to mov…
11 hours ago
ian moore is now a member of Landscape Juice Network
12 hours ago
Graeme Brown replied to Glen Stillman's discussion Metal pre-fab sheds
"My parents had one when I was a kid as above hundreds of nuts bolts etc and you could have still ripped the door open with your hands. It eventually blow a couple of hundred metres down the street in a storm
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19 hours ago
Eddie Lewis replied to Phil Voice's discussion Landscaping waste - UK recycling sites taking green and general waste (interactive map)
"Thanks Phil"
19 hours ago
Peter Wright, Byron and mark hubb joined Landscape Juice Network
20 hours ago
Vic 575 replied to Andrew holt's discussion what fleet of mowers do you run?
"How I ended up with all ride on work is a very interesting question, one which has really made me think.
 I started grass cutting in 1985 for a good friend of mine [I was 19]. His work was almost all Council contracts, so was even then all ride on w…"
20 hours ago
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Metal pre-fab sheds

Evening all. I'm in the process of moving house and the new house does not currently have a very secure garage / shed / workshop. I'm looking for something to throw up quickly. Maybe to keep long term, but will probably need to be moved.  I've had a…

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