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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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Limagrain UK, one of the world’s largest seed companies will be showcasing its impressive range of grass seed mixtures, including the market leading MM60, MM50 and the new exciting MM7 on their stand at…

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Pellenc will be exhibiting at this year’s IOG SALTEX on stand E055 which will showcase their professional range of environmentally friendly, lithium-ion battery powered tools.

A forerunner when it…

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Etesia will be launching their range of Greener City Equipment on stand C050 at IOG SALTEX 2017, which includes a range of environmentally-friendly battery-powered pedestrian and ride-on rotary mowers.

Environmental protection and a…

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The opportunity to stand on arguably the most famous pitch in world football on the day of the FA Cup Final is a dream for many, but for four sports turf students from Northern Ireland – the dream has become a reality.

Gavin White, Jon…

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Organisers of SALTEX (Sports Amenities Landscaping Trade Exhibition) have launched their new 2017 campaign, which features the distinguished heart-shaped logo formed of grass complete with the words – Your Industry - Your Show.

In…

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Nick Lee posted a discussion
Hi,I am in the middle of a patio job right now & would just like some advice please. From the very beginning of the job I’ve explained once Iv laid hardcore etc and lay the paving slabs not to walk all over it. 3 times I have now come on to site wit…
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Scott H replied to Scott H's discussion Pre Emergent - Granular
"Thanks Gary, I had looked at next year, but only next year with a view to managing the site in a better way - previous contractor refused to work after October and before March - how does that work?
Also spent much time weeding and less time maintai…"
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Scott H replied to Scott H's discussion Pre Emergent - Granular
"Yeah, I am begining to think I may have to push this a bit more, mulch isn't an option on this site, so either we carry on weeding, or we use a chemcial process."
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Scott H replied to Scott H's discussion Pre Emergent - Granular
"Dan the residents seem to have some pathalogical dislike of spraying - no back packs etc. That said, I did push it earlier in the season and they said they may reconsider.  My idea revolved around being able to apply the chemicals but not with a spr…"
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Scott H replied to Scott H's discussion Pre Emergent - Granular
"Bit of flip side on this one Tony, they want to pay for the weeding, we would rather cut back on it and put the time in elsewhere!
It is quite a 'prim and proper' site, they like all the leaves removed and beds spotless, I had thought about mulch ba…"
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joe sheppard replied to John Fulton's discussion Do felled Leylandii roots remain active ?
"It's something I have just come across but would be interested in learning more! I believe some research was being done to add a spore mix to a chain oil for use in forestry work. Good question though whether it could also spread to live trees."
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John Fulton replied to John Fulton's discussion Do felled Leylandii roots remain active ?
"A great idea  could the spores spread to healthy tree's ? 
If spores can be contained thats an amazing suggestion , not sure if it does exist if not it should .
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John Fulton replied to John Fulton's discussion The acceptable level of scarifying
"It could well be a sevice level issue Jack , i totally agree one business to do the full job , I am quite happy to just mow lawns these days , I have done enough lawn repairs over the years , I see lawn specialists as a support service to my busines…"
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 We are suppliers of Walkover Sprayers (Scotland) GREENKEEPER WALKOVER SPRAYER (AZT01) £750 including VatThe Greenkeeper Walkover SprayerThe Greenkeeper Walkover Sprayer is a four wheel, three nozzle sprayer with a 25 litre tank capacity. It has a s…
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