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Now in its 74th year, SALTEX is growing from strength to strength in its NEC home.

In fact, already 70 per cent of the SALTEX 2019 floorplan has been allocated with more than 180 SALTEX 2018 exhibitors returning. Over 40 of these exhibitors…

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From robotics to hybrid mowers and digital apps, ground-breaking ideas to thought provoking debates, career enhancing advice to limitless opportunities; the recent SALTEX 2018 at the NEC was a landscape of possibility and prospect for the future…

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On the first day of SALTEX 2018, Sherriff Amenity’s ground-breaking new app, PrecisionPro, was announced as the winner of the second, annual SALTEX Innovation Award.

Established at the show in 2017, the SALTEX Innovation Award was created…

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Reesink Turfcare, Sherriff Amenity and McConnel have been announced as the final three companies competing to get their hands on the SALTEX 2018 Innovation Award. 

After making its successful debut at last year’s show, the SALTEX 2018…

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Event organisers have reported a significant increase in pre-show visitor registration ahead of SALTEX 2018, which takes place at The NEC, Birmingham on 31 October – 01 November.

It certainly is encouraging times for the show which will be…

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A visit to the Dennis stand on E070 at IOG SALTEX 2018 will show how the company’s range of world class turf maintenance equipment enables turf professionals to benefit from cutting edge technology. 

 Taking centre stage on the Dennis…

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SALTEX 2017 visitor profile revealed

After an independent audit confirmed a record-breaking SALTEX attendance at the NEC, the show’s visitor survey has now revealed a fascinating insight into the 8,909 who attended. 

With over 300 exhibitors and more show features than ever…

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The Institute of Groundsmanship (IOG) has announced that the 2017 winners of the SALTEX College Cup will be given the opportunity to work as part of the grounds team when Scotland host England as part of…

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Oeliatec return to SALTEX on stand number E055 to showcase their range of environmentally-friendly range of weed control products.

All Oeliatec weed control machines kill weeds with 100% hot water by…

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Barry Walker is now a member of Landscape Juice Network
2 hours ago
Ian Kenyon replied to Adam Woods's discussion Storing sprayers in the van

Can you buy these in UK? This is a U S link"
2 hours ago
Ian Kenyon replied to christopher moore's discussion Top Dressing
"You're gonna struggle to level bumps with dressing alone. But the best I have found is progro veioli"
2 hours ago
christopher moore posted a discussion
I have quite a few new build garden lawns to try and level out in the Worcester, Warwickshire area. Who supplies a good quality top dressing at a competitive price. ?? 
3 hours ago
Andrew holt replied to Andrew holt's discussion what fleet of mowers do you run?
"one of my 1st jobs was at a very large property, which I needed a 21” roller for, so got that, ( second hand ) realised it was far to big and heavy for the smaller domestic gardens, so I got a 17” Viking roller mower, ( bought new ). Sorry before an…"
3 hours ago
Andrew holt replied to Andrew holt's discussion what fleet of mowers do you run?
"So your went with what you knew best I suppose, funny you should say that,about schools/parish councils, I handed one of my flyers into my kids primary school about 3 weeks ago, not heard anything back, the local parish council is done by a local we…"
3 hours ago
Andrew holt replied to Andrew holt's discussion what fleet of mowers do you run?
"They sound very useful in the right situation, I could see how they would do a good job clearing up, just look bloody big to store lol."
3 hours ago
Busy Bee Garden Services Limited replied to Adam Woods's discussion Storing sprayers in the van
"I changed the plastic lances over to the brass ones and never had a problem since, also make sure the lance is pushed through the loop at the top of the sprayer so the nozzle does not rub along the floor."
4 hours ago
Dan Frazer Gardening replied to Adam Woods's discussion Storing sprayers in the van
"I store two sprayers at the side door of the van one above the other. They are fixed to storage hooks on the end of my shelf unit, and the lances clip into these https://www.ebay.com/itm/191973938535
I've put tennis balls over the nozzles to stop dr…"
11 hours ago
Graham Taylor replied to Adam Woods's discussion Storing sprayers in the van
"I replaced my CP "plastic" lances with 10mm stainless tubing............. you can pick it up very cheaply on Ebay in all different lengths. Lances will never break again however much stuff gets thrown on them.... they might get bent sometimes but ca…"
11 hours ago
Adam Woods posted a discussion
Having broken 2 lance's on 2 sprayers when they have got mixed up with other kit in the back of the van. I wonder has anyone got ideas/pictures of the way you store knapsack or stirrup sprayers in the back of your van?
13 hours ago
Anna McArthur posted a discussion
Sadly, after many years of trading, Fordham Wholesale nursery (South east of Ely in Cambridgehshire) is closing in the summer, and I'm now starting to panic slightly as there doesn't seem to be another good wholesale plant nursery I can use instead.…
15 hours ago
Chris Conroy-Smith is now a member of Landscape Juice Network
17 hours ago
Glen Stillman replied to Glen Stillman's discussion Gravel Drive Renovation
"Credit where credits due. I have since spoken to Kersten UK and they have been very accommodating. "
20 hours ago
Glen Stillman posted a discussion
Morning all.I have a client whose gravel drive is in desperate need of a bit of renovation. He is reluctant to have it redone completely as it's a back entrance and he is already having the main drive replaced. I have approached Kersten UK to hire t…
22 hours ago
Tony @SM replied to Jessica Bateman's discussion Ramps for mower
"Similar. I just went to the timber merchant and for £8 they sold me 2 planks. I've had 'em years and they just slide alongside the mowers in transit."
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