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Under the trading banner of South Lincs Grass Care, ANP Services Spalding Ltd provide standalone lawn and grass care services right across the turf management sector as well as our complete garden and grounds maintenance services.

From weed and moss c

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In the first of a several part blog that we are writing, we will explain some of the terms that are often used in lawncare service leaflets and by contractors but many of you out there may not actually understand what they mean!

Lets start with a term

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Even in our local area, not many people know the true scale of the works that we can offer - basically if its grass (of virtually any description), we can offer services to help you maintain it, improve it, or even prepare the ground and reseed it.

As

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Perhaps you own or run your own business and need your grounds maintaining or are in a HR department and have been tasked with finding a grounds maintenance contractor to maintain your site(s)?

Some things you need to ask for from anyone tendering or

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Many people in the Lincolnshire area own or loan horses, or have some involvement in equestrianism.

For many, owning their own few acres of land is the result of many years of yard work and indeed many prefer it to the expense of keeping a horse (or m

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SOUTH LINCS GRASS CARE - Who are they you may be asking yourself?

Its a question we, ourselves have been asked before - so here is the answer!

Based just outside the market town of Spalding, Lincolnshire, South Lincs Grass Care has been established sin

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How much do ride on mowers cost?

Secondhand ride on lawnmowers can be bought from as little as a few hundred pounds from the likes of Ebay and such, however – unless you are very lucky, these are often not a financially sound investment as generally n

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How can I control weeds in my lawn or paddock?

This is a question that is commonly asked, where 'undesirable weeds' such as plantains, daises or ragwort threaten to take over from the grass!

Unfortunately, its not a simple solution if you want to 'do it yourself'....

There are now not many selectiv

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Do you own or run a Guest House, B and B, pub or hotel in Lincolnshire?

Would you like more customers, turnover and profit? - of course you would!

There's one very simple way to increase your passing trade, which as we all know, often leads to recommen

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ANP Services Spalding are well known throughout the Spalding area and due to demand, we are happy to announce we have now extended our coverage into the Bourne, Baston and Morton regions too.

We have had several requests for works throughout this regi

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If you are reading this blog post, you may be asking yourself some or all of the following questions:

WHY should I scarify my lawn?

Lawns benefit from regular scarifying in order to remove and control the build up of moss and 'thatch'. 'Thatch' is the

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A recent school grounds seminar held at Charterhouse in Surrey has been hailed a huge success by all who attended.

The event attracted over 50 delegates from all levels as several topical issues were explored and discussed. Supported by…

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Harry@VWGS replied to Craig Davies's discussion Moving from IT to Gardening!
"Sorry to hear this Richard, hope your ok mate, I will bell you at some point if your free? "
2 hours ago
Gary replied to David Benson's discussion components coming from china
"Reckon the ‘grey’ spares aftermarket - especially on platforms like eBay - must be taking a hit at the moment, but you’re right many manufacturers outsource to China - Stihl for instance... 
Short term, suggest there’s enough spares stock around but…"
11 hours ago
David Benson posted a discussion
saw this morning that JCB are cutting the working week in the factory because of a shortage of components coming from china this may have a effect on garden machinery as in shortage of spare parts or even to buy new as a lot of the brands use compon…
11 hours ago
Billybop replied to Chris Powell's discussion Battery Powered Strimmer, Husqvarna or Stihl...?
"Truth is there is no one brand of cordless garden kit which has all the answers, they all make out that they're the best but sometimes another tool from a different range is actually more useful or unique. for example the Mountfield 48V tiller is a…"
13 hours ago
Billybop replied to Chris Powell's discussion Battery Powered Strimmer, Husqvarna or Stihl...?
"it's sad to hear that, as their kit looks good, even the stihl cordless has had its problems with a couple of the original hedge trimmer models being recalled, and a few people have managed to burn out the controllers in various tools; these machine…"
13 hours ago
Sean Clarke replied to Chris Powell's discussion Battery Powered Strimmer, Husqvarna or Stihl...?
"My local dealer, who stocks both Stihl and Husky, said they've had quite a few problems with some of the Husky gear. Shame, as I preferred the build quality of Husqvarna. Incidentally, I ended up going with Ego Power and so far I've been very impres…"
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Richard Gadsby commented on Fleur Voice's blog post The looming gloom of Brexit and its potential impact on the horticulture industry  
"Where have you found this £200 billion price tag?
scaremonering like this really doesn't help"
14 hours ago
Richard Gadsby replied to Craig Davies's discussion Moving from IT to Gardening!
"On a more positive note I have a load of top end gear for sale (well sort of not really trying to sell but it's done nothing since winter service) I've given up due to personal reasons  it ended up being too much stress for me. don't let that put yo…"
16 hours ago
Richard Gadsby replied to Craig Davies's discussion Moving from IT to Gardening!
"Don't get split shafts! They vibrate like mad.......
other  than that all good advice"
16 hours ago
Etesia UK posted a blog post
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16 hours ago
scott whitelaw replied to scott whitelaw's discussion Which Hedge Trimmer
"Thanks for your help guys looks like the  Husqvarna 325 HE 3 is the machine Im after.
Fantastic.
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16 hours ago
Billybop replied to Chris Powell's discussion Battery Powered Strimmer, Husqvarna or Stihl...?
"hi maybe the husqvarna is quoting a run time with a different capacity battery to the stihl. it depends on how you are using the machine as well as run time on any given battery will vary depending on conditions, so it is hard to quote a definite fi…"
16 hours ago
PGM replied to Craig Davies's discussion Moving from IT to Gardening!
"That's when I left Logica too, I was based up in the Manchester branches working as a Payroll Consultant!! Small world hey 😉"
16 hours ago
PGM replied to scott whitelaw's discussion Which Hedge Trimmer
"My pal also uses the Stihl HS87 mentioned in the other posts and it is cracking, he's been really happy with it and has used it for a few years now. I personally currently use Echo and have both the HCS-3810ES and HCR-185ES which are both great mach…"
16 hours ago
PGM replied to Chris Powell's discussion Battery Powered Strimmer, Husqvarna or Stihl...?
"Hi Chris, I was recently in the same position as you and was weighing up between the two. Initially I was drawn to Husky but found some useful reviews online from a chap who had both. His initial reviews favoured the Husky machines but he updated hi…"
16 hours ago
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components coming from china

saw this morning that JCB are cutting the working week in the factory because of a shortage of components coming from china this may have a effect on garden machinery as in shortage of spare parts or even to buy new as a lot of the brands use…

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Planting best practices

Hi all,hope your all well after the adverse weather we've had?. Ive a question im looking for some feedback on, which is 'what is the best practice for planting'. The actual issue is landscapers putting down eco matting after planting. I don't see…

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Organic lawn feeding

Good evening all, hope you are not all washed out !I'm going to see a new client who has a sizable pair of lawned areas which she would like me to take care of.  This is fine but she would like me to use an organic system to do this.  Does anyone…

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