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hunter i-80 rotors impress at london stadium (1)

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James Williams, Head Groundsman at the London Stadium, has praised the simplicity and efficiency of the new Hunter I-80 rotary sprinklers which were supplied by KAR UK.

Originally built to host London 2012, the Olympic Stadium, as it was…

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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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Jamie posted a discussion
Hi all, Does anybody know of any courses in Scotland, preferably central belt that does courses on Artifical Grass? thanks 
20 hours ago
Garry Howe is now a member of Landscape Juice Network
21 hours ago
Karsten Tomkins replied to Karsten Tomkins's discussion Shrubs, Trees, Foundations, (Underground drainage pipes?)
"Hi John,
This particular one is Phyllostachys aurea, which I understand is classed as a clumper but will send out runners that can be troublesome.
Do you know of any straightforward solutions for containing them in the ground in areas of dimension o…"
22 hours ago
Karsten Tomkins replied to Karsten Tomkins's discussion Shrubs, Trees, Foundations, (Underground drainage pipes?)
"Thanks Gary."
22 hours ago
Karsten Tomkins replied to Karsten Tomkins's discussion Shrubs, Trees, Foundations, (Underground drainage pipes?)
"Thanks Corin."
22 hours ago
Karsten Tomkins replied to Karsten Tomkins's discussion Shrubs, Trees, Foundations, (Underground drainage pipes?)
"Thanks Corin."
22 hours ago
Karsten Tomkins replied to Karsten Tomkins's discussion Garden Design on a Steep Slope
"Hi Folks,
It's been a while.
Well, this enquiry became silent, I do not know what the lady is doing or planning for her garden. I know she has been in talks with other landscapers, and she is considering making very little modification to the slope.…"
yesterday
Karsten Tomkins replied to Karsten Tomkins's discussion Garden Design on a Steep Slope
"Hi Geoffrey,
Sorry for the late reply.
The ditch itself slopes down the slope of the garden quite steeply, and the whole area is chalkland, so I cannot imagine it overflowing unless they get a Biblical flood. From the top to the bottom could be 30-4…"
yesterday
Karsten Tomkins replied to Karsten Tomkins's discussion Garden Design on a Steep Slope
"Hi John,
Sorry for such a late reply. The lady has apparently opted to keeping the land as it is, I think. She wanted to keep costs and complications down, and the last I heard from here was that she will get the area landscaped and then bring me in…"
yesterday
John F replied to Josie Hendrick's discussion Best Stihl brushcutter?
"I agree Dan a very good point , Dont understimate the damage vibrations can do to your health personally i never use a strimmer for long periods . 
I spent years strimming steep banks and overgrown areas , sometimes all day strimming with what was c…"
yesterday
Rosemary Warren and Martin elliot joined Landscape Juice Network
yesterday
Fusion Media posted a blog post
A carefully-planned turf nutrition and treatment programme utilising three key Sherriff Amenity products has produced a sustained rise in the health, condition and playing standard of greens at the Milford Golf Club in Surrey.The programme is being…
yesterday
dan replied to Josie Hendrick's discussion Best Stihl brushcutter?
"Id agree with Dan on this one -- what is its purpose ? and how often are you going to use it ? 
I started out with the sthil kombi system and its a great semi affordable way of building up the complete garden maintanence tools -- cheaper, very versi…"
Wednesday
Josie Hendrick replied to Josie Hendrick's discussion Best Stihl brushcutter?
"Thank you for all the advice - love this forum!"
Tuesday
Corin Doyle replied to Karsten Tomkins's discussion Shrubs, Trees, Foundations, (Underground drainage pipes?)
"Honestly don't know if you could with the local variety. I think you'd need to box it off completely. I usually go for 600mm set 100mm below ground level and i've not had problems. This is for trees/hedges along boundary walls like hornbeams or next…"
Tuesday
Progreen Weed Control posted a discussion
Quick heads up - anyone interested in furthering their training and knowledge ...we are running a very rare FACTS course to equip managers, groundsmen, turf specialists, sole traders etc with high level knowledge on fertiliser and nutrient planning…
Tuesday
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