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Glamorgan County Cricket Club head groundsman Robin Saxton believes that a range of Limagrain UK grass seed is helping the venue stand up to the demands of modern day sport and the constant scrutiny that pitches are under.

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As a long-term user of Limagrain grass seed, Adrian Kay, head groundsman at York Racecourse, believes that an improvised MM25 mixture gives him the confidence to keep the course to an exceptionally high standard all year round.

Adrian, the…

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Lee Marshallsay, grounds manager at Charterhouse in Surrey, has reported successful results after using a range of MM grass seed from Limagrain UK.

Lee has been grounds manager at the prestigious Charterhouse for the last two and a half…

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MM seed thrives at Redditch GC

Karl Williams, course manager at Redditch Golf Club, has reported fantastic results from applying a range of Limagrain’s MM grass seed on the tees and greens at the stunning 18 hole course in Worcestershire.

Redditch Golf Club is a 72 par…

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Rob Bradshaw, head groundsman at Peterborough United FC’s Mick George Training Academy, has praised both the product and the service he receives from Limagrain UK.

Rob has admitted that he is currently ‘living the dream’. As a lifelong…

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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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Bruce Elliot, head of grounds and estates at Crystal Palace FC, has revealed that Limagrain’s MM60 is his preferred choice of winter sports grass seed.

It is safe to say that Crystal Palace have acquired an extremely experienced groundsman…

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Henley GC splashes some colour into the course

By using a range of Limagrain Colour Splash flower mixtures, Jim Griffith - a 68 year old retired teacher, has injected some stunning colour into the course at Henley Golf & Country Club in Arden, Warwickshire.

After taking up golf 18…

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Limagrain UK has announced that it will be launching an exciting new range of products at BTME 2017 on stand C39, which will include a new addition to the leading MM range of grass seed; two new mixtures to its extensive wild flower portfolio and…

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Limagrain UK host Dutch Turf Professionals Tour

The Limagrain UK amenity team recently hosted a group of twenty amenity customers from sister company Limagrain Netherlands, which saw them visit the Grasslands turf farm, the All England Lawn Tennis Club, Tottenham Hotspur FC’s training ground…

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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 and MM50, on their larger stand - number H037 at SALTEX 2015.…

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Open forum activity

Tom Charnock is now a member of Landscape Juice Network
17 seconds ago
Glen Stillman posted a discussion
Morning guys and gal's, I've just bought a second hand etesia pbts, I just needed something cheap to see me through the autumn. Very pleased with it, but seems to have a very weak drive. I'm assuming (hoping) a new drive belt will sort this, is ther…
1 hour ago
Robbie replied to Lewis Hetherington's discussion Charging over 12 months rather than per visit
"I started it this year for grass cutting. From now on all new clients will be on this via go cardless. I run it from feb - dec (11 months), though any adhoc work like hedge cutting is invoiced for on the day.  It's great how muchmore  free time it g…"
2 hours ago
Carl Chaney replied to Carl Chaney's discussion Subbies contracts?
"Hi Osh,
 
Thank you for your reply - sorry it's taken me a while to see it!
great starting point to tweak for us. Thanks again!
 
H"
2 hours ago
Vic 575 replied to Gary RK's discussion Anyone can cut grass .....
"It is true that anyone can cut grass. But not everyone can cut grass well, neatly, efficiently, at the right time, under the best conditions or produce a good result. 
That's where we come in."
9 hours ago
David Benson replied to Lewis Hetherington's discussion Charging over 12 months rather than per visit
"i am with vic on this you could end up missing out on 4 or 5 months payments any thing can happen even with commercial cilents
i had one domestic cilent move to the other end of the country witout telling me then rang me just before the start of the…"
11 hours ago
Vic 575 replied to Michael Vickers's discussion Ride on mowers
"A 38 and a 42 are very similar, why do you need two almost the same size?
I run a Stiga Pwx 740 with a 100cm [about 39 inches] deck. It is four wheel drive and mulches. I use it on many sites including a trading estate. It is superb in churchyards,…"
11 hours ago
Michael Vickers posted a discussion
Hi All  
Im after a 38 inch and a 42 inch ride on mower
it would be used on care homes and industrial estates
What do people recommend?
cheers
Michael
14 hours ago
Gary RK posted a discussion
If you’re into lawns, especially in a professional way such as turfcare/greenkeeping - a thought provoking article via Lantra :
https://www.lantra.co.uk/news/anyone-can-cut-grass
16 hours ago
Fusion Media posted a blog post
Dennis Mowers will be unveiling a new and exciting range of mowers when the show opens its doors at the NEC, Birmingham on October 30 and 31.Although product details are being kept tightly under wraps, the Dennis stand at SALTEX (E070) is set to be…
19 hours ago
Kate Cox replied to Henry Voice's discussion Phil
"So sorry to hear this news Henry. My thoughts are with you and your family. 
Thank you for agreeing to continue the work your Dad started. Setting up as a sole trader this network made the whole process a lot more manageable. Your Dad has helped a l…"
23 hours ago
Dan Frazer Gardening replied to Lewis Hetherington's discussion Charging over 12 months rather than per visit
"I wouldn't recommend April-April for this system though. Jan-Dec works well for me. I know this contract you're talking about is fixed and you don't have a say in the months paid, but offering it to domestic clients I'd suggest Jan-Dec"
yesterday
Brian Henley replied to Neal's discussion hedge work
"Tried string once.
It was the first thing that got cut........."
yesterday
Vic 575 replied to Lewis Hetherington's discussion Charging over 12 months rather than per visit
"Personally this is a system I really don’t like. Unfortunately I have one contract which works this way with a local Council, which is their way of working so I have to put up with it if I want the work.
 The mowing ends in late October or mid-Novem…"
yesterday
David Benson replied to Neal's discussion hedge work
"by eye but if its a redyction on sloping ground you can use a cane/stick with a bit of tape round it for a marker i did use a line once on a side reduction of 18 in but set the line about a foot above the hedge out of the way "
yesterday
Paul Doyle replied to John F's discussion skip surface protection
"I'd agree fully. "
yesterday
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