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Glassboys raise a toast to MM60

Volunteers are the lifeblood of grassroots football and you would be hard pressed to find anyone as dedicated to the cause than Ian Pilkington. In fact, he spends most of his free time tending to the pitch at Stourbridge FC’s War Memorial Ground, whi

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A range of Limagrain UK’s Colour Splash flower mixtures have lifted community spirits and made the London Borough of Ealing a brighter place to live in more ways than one.

The London Borough of Ealing is one of the 32 London Boroughs and is the third

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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.

Sophia Gardens Cardiff, a 16

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Grounds manager Andy Richards claims that Limagrain UK’s MM brand of grass seed has proved time and time again, to be the best mixtures for the sports pitches at Shrewsbury School.

Set on the banks of the River Severn, Shrewsbury School is one of the

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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 man in char

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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 years. He over

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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 course which

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MM60 passes the test at George Heriots

Simon Theurer, head groundsman at George Heriots School in Edinburgh, has reported excellent results from overseeding with Limagrain’s MM60 grass seed mix.  

Originally founded in the early 17th century to provide an education to ‘fatherless bairns' i

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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 Peterborough Un

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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 SALTEX 2017.

MM is one of the most respected bra

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In the south of Lincoln lies a sight to behold – a plot of land covered in an array of magnificent colourful flower species. From a distance it may look like a Van Gough masterpiece on the horizon but for those that are in the know, they will be well

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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 in Bruce. H

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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 years ago, Jim b

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David Benson replied to GaryRK's discussion Best industry T / Polo shirt
"i find t shirts too warm thin cotton shirts for me long lightweight trousers and boots"
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Andrew Midgley replied to Andrew Midgley's discussion Eliet E401 scarifier
"Thank s Mark for your responses. I am getting my faithful Allen Turf Doctor repaired with new bearings as they were shot and probably keep it for larger lawns and for tougher jobs. I am thinking the Eliet will be more than good enough for my needs."
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Andrew Coates replied to Andrew Coates's discussion How do you tackle this one folks
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GaryRK replied to GaryRK's discussion Best industry T / Polo shirt
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Sean Clarke replied to Andrew Coates's discussion How do you tackle this one folks
"Suckers will always appear from cherry tree roots, especially after they're felled. Keep mowing them, or treat them with some selective herbicide. The root may need excavating if this doesn't work."
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Trevor Stephens posted a discussion
I hope I am not the only person with a Gardening business whose own garden is not as tidy as it could be!  Someone reassure me!
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Daniel Speed replied to Phil Voice's discussion Plants thriving in Chernobyl
"I read something along a similar line about funghi the other day. Scientists have discovered mycilium which can digest oil and radioactive material and convert to carbon energy usable by plants. One company has even started to experiement with using…"
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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…"
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GaryRK replied to GaryRK's discussion Best industry T / Polo shirt
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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…
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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…"
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Andrew Watts replied to Adam Woods's discussion What's wrong?
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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…
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