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After some shading issues were resolved at the exclusive Blackwell Golf Club in Worcestershire, Head Greenkeeper Rhys Thomas has since restored the greens to their full health thanks to a range of ICL fertilizers.

Blackwell Golf Club may…

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Dennis and SISIS have announced key dates and locations for their 2018 bowling green maintenance seminars.

Committed to educating greenkeepers and raising the standards of bowling greens, Dennis and SISIS have long supported the sport of…

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Etesia UK has announced the appointment of Country Machinery Ltd, based in Driffield, East Yorkshire as its newest dealer.

Country Machinery, a family run business providing sales, services repairs and parts for all grounds care…

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Andy Richards, grounds manager at Shrewsbury School, has added to his existing fleet of Dennis mowers after recently purchasing three new Dennis FT510’s and two new G760’s.

Andy has been the grounds manager at the illustrious Shrewsbury…

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After trialling a range of various wetting agents, Jonathan Smith, Course Manager at Cowdray Park Golf Club, West Sussex, found exactly what he was looking for in Sherriff Amenity’s Aqua-Zorb Liquid.

Golf has been played at Cowdray since…

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Andy Richards, Grounds Manager at Shrewsbury School, is a firm believer that aeration is one of the most important practices carried out by groundsmen, and this is exactly why he has recently purchased a new SISIS Javelin…

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MM60 is key for Leeds Rhinos

Ryan Golding, head groundsman at the Emerald Headingley Stadium - home to Leeds Rhinos rugby league and Yorkshire Carnegie rugby union clubs, believes that Limagrain’s MM60 grass seed has been integral to the success of the pitch.

Ryan has…

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Winners of the 2017 BALI National Landscape Awards, recently enjoyed an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the All England Lawn Tennis Club Wimbledon, which was hosted and organised by ICL and awards headline sponsor Green-tech.

The event…

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ICL & Syngenta have updated and strengthened their popular Ultimate Offers by announcing the addition of two new packages for 2018. Ultimate Offers are a range of tank-mixes that contain various combinations of nutrition combined with the…

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Etesia completes portfolio for Scamblers

Scamblers, based in Bourn, Cambridgeshire, believe they now have a complete portfolio of groundscare machinery after they were confirmed as Etesia UK’s newest dealer.

First established in 1974, the family owned business specialise in…

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Nothing but MM50 for Sportsturf Management

Following a successful trial, Jamie Foyster - owner of Sportsturf Management, has now chosen to exclusively use Limagrain’s MM50 grass seed across every single cricket square he tends to.

It is safe to say that Jamie Foyster knows a thing…

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SISIS the solution at the VMAC

Sergio Pedroza, Fields & Grounds Manager at the Virginia Mason Athletic Center in Seattle, recently purchased three SISIS SSS1000 tractor mounted rotary brush sweepers and has reported significant improvements on both the indoor synthetic…

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Pete Smith, Course Manager at the highly exclusive Birch Grove Estate in Sussex has reported ‘phenomenal’ results from using Sherriff Amenity’s Aqua-Zorb wetting agent to bring his fairways back to life.

Situated in 1200 acres of undulating…

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Adam Pilgrim replied to Clive's discussion What Van?
"Renault Master/Vauxhall Movano may be an option? Got a couple on fleet presently and 2010 mwb and a 65 plate mml rear wheel drive variant. Good reliable value for money vans that will cost you a lot less than a Crafter or Sprinter...."
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Paul Kato, Jayne McGarry and Paul Ruja joined Landscape Juice Network
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Robbie replied to Nick @ NM Garden Services Ltd's discussion App for daily inspections of vehicles / machinery
"Nick, you should be able to do that from within jobber
https://academy.getjobber.com/using-jobber/how-it-works-job-forms"
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sarah croud updated their profile
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Dave Colton replied to Clive's discussion What Van?
"I use a vauxhall vivaro and have had no issues with."
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Clive posted a discussion
Hi Members,I’m Clive and I’m in the process of starting up a garden maintenance business..My sticking point at the monent is which van?Due to security Id planned to go the panel van route with some slamlocks etc fitted to help hinder the light finge…
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sarah croud updated their profile photo
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Nick @ NM Garden Services Ltd posted a discussion
Does anyone either use or can recommend an app which would allow us to carry out daily inspection checks on work vans or machinery. It would also be useful if it could log maintenance or faults etc too. Either one app could do both or 2 separate app…
16 hours ago
Gary RK replied to Josh Thornton's discussion Getting rid of soil
"Agree, shop around; most prefer segregated loads but some will take multiple seperate different products if they’re good at off-loading."
18 hours ago
Torin replied to benny's discussion Help identifying some old paving slabs?
"Marshalls Heritage slabs in Calder Brown
https://www.marshalls.co.uk/homeowners/view-heritage-riven-garden-p...
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Neil Holder replied to Josh Thornton's discussion Getting rid of soil
"Depending on where you are in the country and the size of the site i would always go for a grab as they are much cheaper than skips. As someone else said approx 3 skips to one grab for only £300+vat per grab. Only problem is grabs in certain areas w…"
20 hours ago
Andrew Betteridge replied to Josh Thornton's discussion Getting rid of soil
"Of course if you were hand digging it you would knock the soil off the roots and only have to deal with the green waste.
It might sound daft, but in the past we have actually got someone with a little Massey Ferguson 35 tractor to plough over grown…"
21 hours ago
Paul Doyle replied to Josh Thornton's discussion Getting rid of soil
"I honestly never had that problem, but that's not to say that it won't happen in the future. Good to know I must say. "
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Gary martin replied to Josh Thornton's discussion Getting rid of soil
"Guys
i think josh said mostly moss, grass and roots etc with a LITTLE soil , so you are all getting carried away"
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Sean Clarke replied to Niall Ward's discussion Day rate increases for garden maintenance 2019?
"£200 a day almost slave labour? C’mon be serious! I’d rather have the £200 for a day’s work at one site than have to mess about unpacking and packing-up 12/13 times a day for 5 days a week. Having said that, you are probably very successful with you…"
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What Van?

Hi Members, I’m Clive and I’m in the process of starting up a garden maintenance business.. My sticking point at the monent is which van? Due to security Id planned to go the panel van route with some slamlocks etc fitted to help hinder the light…

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