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Turf technology was the theme of the most recent seminar for groundsmen and greenkeepers in the Channel Islands which was organised by leading turf and amenity supplier Sherriff Amenity.

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mark thomas replied to Andrew Midgley's discussion Eliet E401 scarifier
"Hi I've got the 401 I brought it 8 yrs ago new.....its done a lot of hrs and still is strong I'll do 500/1000 sqm lawns no problem in two directions it's very light and can be used with one hand turning it at the end of each pass....slim wheels so c…"
12 minutes ago
GaryRK replied to GaryRK's discussion Best industry T / Polo shirt
"Not sure we'd get away with wearing that T shirt 😮"
28 minutes ago
Andrew Midgley posted a discussion
I am looking to buy a second hand Eliet scarifier that have had minimal use and been serviced by the dealership. What your views on them? I have an old Allen Turf Doctor that is brilliant but the bearings were shattered on a recent  job.....Thanks A…
1 hour ago
Andrew Midgley posted a discussion
i am thinking of buying a Eliet Shredder. What are your opinions and views on them?  Thanks  Andrew
1 hour ago
Graham Taylor replied to Andrew Coates's discussion How do you tackle this one folks
"whats the problem?............... just cut them down with the grass!!  It might take a few years but they'll eventually give up.  Alternatively, excavate down and find the offending root............ drill a few holes in it and apply some Garlon or e…"
1 hour ago
Billybop replied to GaryRK's discussion Best industry T / Polo shirt
2 hours ago
Andrew Watts replied to Adam Woods's discussion What's wrong?
"It's a very "man made" outline, so unlikely to be chafers or fungal / root problems. I'd get a long metal rod/screwdriver (at least 18"), and poke around seeing whats under the top layer, plus dig some inspection holes, again, try for 18". That's li…"
2 hours ago
Andrew Coates posted a discussion
Been on my 1st job this morning.To mow an elderly ladies lawn with her electric Bosch mower.Her question that was bothering her was,"she had a cherry tree cut down in her flower border a few years ago,yet this time every year in her lawn are underly…
2 hours ago
ANDREA BOZZI is now a member of Landscape Juice Network
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Edward baker posted a discussion
    Sorry it's a long post!Hi all going on from my what mulching mower thread, I'd thought I'd start a new one on what I have just bought. The sthil comes with an optional mulch kit that includes a multi purpose blade. At first I wanted a mower I co…
7 hours ago
Adam Woods replied to GaryRK's discussion Best industry T / Polo shirt
"T Shirt, shorts, safety boots. I did used to get gear from Englebert,.... now Workwear Giant is ,my go to supplier, a fraction of the cost and just as good."
13 hours ago
Colin Hunt replied to Adam Woods's discussion What's wrong?
"Nature doesn't like straight lines - so almost certainly man has taken a hand here somewhere.  As has been mentioned, an old base? Looking at the shape, with the apex, did a shed lie there for some time and the preservative leach into the gound?"
13 hours ago
John F replied to GaryRK's discussion Best industry T / Polo shirt
"I just bought a massive straw hat which keeps me cool but all my work gear feels too uncomfortable in this heat . 
On Wednesday the temp is supposed to drop by 10 degrees will need to get the thermal vest on ."
14 hours ago
Adam Woods replied to Adam Woods's discussion What's wrong?
"Thanks guys
Its not chafer grub... I have that at another client... originally, in late winter we marked it all off , but the area is growing - you are correct, when we got on our hands and knees to rough up the soil yesterday prior to sowing more s…"
14 hours ago
John F replied to John F's discussion Liability when drilling walls ?
"Is that normal bostik adhesive or no nails James ?  its worth bearing in mind for future jobs on brick work  .  
I will make wooden packers  or use light plastic blocks . "
14 hours ago
GaryRK posted a discussion
Everyone must be in summer work clothes mode by now,  and saw this t-shirt ( I think from Allen Mowers? ) - love it !
Anyone got or seen other great examples ?
Lastly, what are people wearing during the hot weather - t shirts, polo shirts, shorts, l…
14 hours ago
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Stihl 448 mower

    Sorry it's a long post!Hi all going on from my what mulching mower thread, I'd thought I'd start a new one on what I have just bought. The sthil comes with an optional mulch kit that includes a multi purpose blade. At first I wanted a mower I…

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