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Our two new Ferris mowers were delivered by T H WHITE Group this week and have been out every day since. Really making a difference, particularly the stand on unit.  The stand on mower, pictured left, has 48 inch deck and allows the operator to cut

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At the time of writing - Mid March 2021 - many, many people will have already given their grass its first cut of the year....

However, perhaps you haven't or can't or don't have suitable machinery?

Perhaps your lawn is such a long, unkempt, ugly, weed

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Perhaps you own or run your own business and need your grounds maintaining or are in a HR department and have been tasked with finding a grounds maintenance contractor to maintain your site(s)?

Some things you need to ask for from anyone tendering or

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Grounds maintenance teams wanted in Islay

Ground Control Ltd is one of the UK.’s most established landscape solutions providers. To develop our “go-above-and-beyond” philosophy whilst ensuring that neighbourhoods flourish, we are looking to immediately expand the commercial grounds maintenan

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Luke brooks replied to Mjc's discussion Hedge cutter trousers
"I use common sense ! Hope your balks are ok (lonicera) All jokes aside I hope your ok and take your time when using any bladed kit, I doubt many will consider safety trousers as the sharp end is often at the furthest point from you the operator &…"
34 minutes ago
Gary Rimmer replied to Gary Rimmer's discussion What would you do?
"😂😂😂😂"
1 hour ago
Adam Woods replied to Gary Rimmer's discussion What would you do?
"Get rid of the dog"
1 hour ago
steve coombe replied to Tim Bucknall's discussion Trachelospermum
"Probably best to check the soil; they don't like it too wet neither do the other plants you've mentioned. I would suggest the customer waits to see what happens for a few months and doesn't over water. Equally, if we get a really dry patch the…"
2 hours ago
John F replied to Mjc's discussion Hedge cutter trousers
"Great investment . I use Rockwood chainsaw trousers but many different brands out there .
Problem is you only find out if they work if you have a mishap like you did Martin ."
3 hours ago
Mjc posted a discussion
Good evening, whilst trimming some small lonicera balls yesterday using a small hedge trimmer I accidentally caught my knee with the machine as I drew it back. It's not life threatening and I'll live to fight another day but it flipping hurt and…
5 hours ago
Gary Rimmer posted a discussion
The customer has a dog.... Obviously. With the dark spots. He's asked me to fix it. I suggested a light scarify to pick up the yellow - ish thatch. Then apply a nitrogen feed bring the rest of the garden up to the same green as where the dog has…
5 hours ago
Tom Greener replied to Gary Rimmer's discussion Praxys
"No problem, your're welcome. "
7 hours ago
Gary Rimmer replied to Gary Rimmer's discussion Praxys
"Brilliant. I've screenshot that and am going to use it myself. Thanks buddy "
8 hours ago
Tom Greener replied to Gary Rimmer's discussion Praxys
"I agree totally with Andrew, here are the notes we print on our invoices to clients: 
 
Today we have applied a selective herbicide to kill the weeds that are growing at this time of year, plus a season specific controlled release granular…"
10 hours ago
Busy Bee Garden Services Limited replied to Tim Bucknall's discussion Trachelospermum
"I just looked at the ones in my garden and they have very tiny new shoots growing but all seems very slow...."
11 hours ago
John Evans replied to Tim Bucknall's discussion Trachelospermum
"I've had exactly the same with 12 large ones I planted last summer. They are alive but showing little sign of any flower buds forming and the leaves are very pale looking despite a feed. In another garden, two I planted 3 years ago on a sunny wall…"
13 hours ago
C. M. Gilliam replied to Tim Bucknall's discussion Trachelospermum
"Could I ask when you planted them? My experience is that Trachelospermum can be very slow growing in the first few years. I had one that did virtually nothing for about 3-4 years, didn't even get as big as the one in your photo. I gave up on it.…"
14 hours ago
Adam Woods replied to Adam Woods's discussion Garden Maintenance business for sale - South Wilts
"Thank you for all your good wishes. I probably should have made the move to do this sort of job 20 years earlier....but hey, isn't hindsight is a wonderful thing?
I will keep popping in here and adding my 5 penny's worth of advice.
I'm going to try…"
14 hours ago
Fusion Media posted a blog post
John Spraggs, Course Manager at the Royal Wellington Golf Club in New Zealand, has reported excellent results from using a range of SISIS equipment to maintain the historic course.Royal Wellington Golf Club is regarded as one of New Zealand’s finest…
yesterday
Richard Stone replied to Adam Woods's discussion Garden Maintenance business for sale - South Wilts
"Congratulations on your sale and subsquent retirement Adam - best wishes."
yesterday
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Hedge cutter trousers

Good evening, whilst trimming some small lonicera balls yesterday using a small hedge trimmer I accidentally caught my knee with the machine as I drew it back. It's not life threatening and I'll live to fight another day but it flipping hurt and…

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2 Replies · Reply by Luke brooks 34 minutes ago
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What would you do?

The customer has a dog.... Obviously. With the dark spots. He's asked me to fix it. I suggested a light scarify to pick up the yellow - ish thatch. Then apply a nitrogen feed bring the rest of the garden up to the same green as where the dog has…

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2 Replies · Reply by Gary Rimmer 1 hour ago
Views: 39

Praxys

Hello everyone. I'm new here so be gentle!  Can anyone tell me how long pets need to be kept off a residential lawn after spraying Praxys herbicide.I've looked at the product label on line but can't seem to find a difinitive answer.Thanks. 

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13 Replies · Reply by Tom Greener 7 hours ago
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