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Brian Scott, Course Manager at the Rosemount course at Blairgowrie Golf Club in Perthshire, Scotland, believes that the success of his greens is largely thanks to a tank-mix combination of ICL’s Vitalnova Stressbuster and Syngenta’s Primo…

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The Lansdowne course at Blairgowrie Golf Club in Perthshire, Scotland has seen huge benefits since using a range of ICL’s H2Pro moisture management products – according to Course Manager Craig Stewart.

Craig Stewart is the man responsible…

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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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James Bledge, Course Manager at Royal Cinque Ports Golf Club in Deal, Kent, says he has successfully treated Dry Patch with monthly applications of Qualibra wetting agent.

Formed in 1892, Royal Cinque Ports is a Championship Links course…

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John Jennings, Course Superintendent at Castleknock Golf Club in Dublin, always used to struggle with achieving longevity from the fertilizers he was using – that was until he applied ICL’s Sierrablen Plus Stress Control 15-5-22…

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The winner of the Irish Student Greenkeeper of the Year Award 2018, sponsored by ICL and Syngenta, has been announced as Rody Kilbride from Ballyhaunis, Co Mayo.

For a number of years, ICL and Syngenta have been proud sponsors of the Irish…

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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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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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Jonathan Parker replied to Oliver clarkson's discussion Eliet lawn scarifiers
"Thanks guys"
1 hour ago
Oliver clarkson replied to Oliver clarkson's discussion Eliet lawn scarifiers
"501 I'm hiring, with gx200 engine, Honda. "
3 hours ago
Paul Doyle replied to Oliver clarkson's discussion Eliet lawn scarifiers
"The 501 is simple to adjust(spring levers) , 401 has a differnt system and can take a few minutes. Mine has the Honda gx200. Had it 4 years now. BEAST!I'll need to treat it with anti rust paint this year as a precaution, but in my experience you wil…"
3 hours ago
David Glynn is now a member of Landscape Juice Network
5 hours ago
Progreen Weed Control replied to Jonny Armour's discussion Average NPK for lawns per year?
"Wow..where do you start ? Requirements are dependent on type of grass - what its used for, how often its used, whether clippings are returned, etc -  so while organisations like the STRI will give guidance - its very subjective. For private customer…"
9 hours ago
Gary Ormiston replied to Phil Voice's discussion How much does it cost to lay turf per square metre?
"Rotovate Subsoil ? "
9 hours ago
Jonathan Parker replied to Oliver clarkson's discussion Eliet lawn scarifiers
"Hi Oliver, is the one you've been hiring the 401 or 501? Also is it the Hayter or Honda engine? It would be really helpful to know as i'm currently looking into them like you are. "
11 hours ago
Oliver clarkson replied to Oliver clarkson's discussion Eliet lawn scarifiers
"I've been hiring an eliet this week and compared to the canon and petrol Viking ones it's a million times better, easy to use, cleaner finish, everything about the machine is well thought of. Well worth the price if you ask me. Also this machine is…"
12 hours ago
Jonny Armour posted a discussion
Hi all,What would be the benchmark figure for kg/ha per year for NPK for lawns? I've heard different figures even though I'm sure there must be an average sum so that you can base Lawn Care programmes on it!?Thank you in advanceJonny
21 hours ago
Rhett Bartlett and Tim Higgins joined Landscape Juice Network
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Dave Colton replied to Agrigem - Sarah Kimm's discussion Liquid fertiliser for lawns, paddocks, veg gardens and any other areas
"I have only done 2 treatments 6 weeks apart as its very good at what it does and the lawns were quite stressed due to weather but now they look very very good. did one hit at beginning of July not thinking it would do much due to the heat but after…"
23 hours ago
Lee Edwards replied to Lee Edwards's discussion Is it too late to over seed?
"He he. It was pretty similar to one of those bird ball things. Gave me a boost to finish the job though. 
 
Yep, fertilised as well. 
 
For some reason I didn't get notified of your post? "
23 hours ago
Busy Bee Garden Services Limited replied to Agrigem - Sarah Kimm's discussion Liquid fertiliser for lawns, paddocks, veg gardens and any other areas
"We tried this product this year and I am a fan, greened up the lawns without masses of growth and mixes well with Lawn herbicides with no adverse effects."
23 hours ago
Lee Edwards replied to Lee Edwards's discussion Is it too late to over seed?
"Now I ask myself, was it all worth it... After spending £300 on soil, machinery, seed and feed and then look in the garden for the 1st time today and basically I just want to cry. It looks like a mine field. Worm casts!!!!! "
23 hours ago
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Spongey grass

Hi, looking for some advice please. Been looking after a lawn for a couple of years now and it has always been spongey underfoot and whilst the lawn has always looked good there’s been no appetite from the customer to tackle this.......however it’s…

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