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Sycamore Tar Spot

Rhytisma acerinum, commonly known as sycamore tar spot, can be seen on trees throughout the country. During the summer, Rhytisma acerinum manifests itself as raised black spots on the leaves of sycamore trees. Although slightly detrimental to the aes

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Trees and their diseases

3314214375?profile=originalWith the start of the New Year we are starting a new series of blogs on tree knowledge. This will mainly feature on causes of ill health in trees and will help you identify when further action is required.

Giant polypore, botanical name Meripilus giga

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Bats at knole park

Knole Park, in Sevenoaks, is one of the few remaining Tudor deer parks to have survived the mass development of our countries landscapes over the past 500 years. The park has seen change over the years; in recent history the park lost nearly 70% of i

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Open forum activity

Stuart Bell posted a discussion
Evening all. I have recently joined the Network and set up my new gardening business in July 2021. So far it's been very rewarding and I have been able to build a loyal customer base.As I head I to 2022 I wanted to ask for some advice on lawn care…
37 minutes ago
Harry@VWGS replied to Jim Murray's discussion Stihl Rm655v
"I did on my RM655RS, much quicker now "
1 hour ago
Tim Bucknall replied to Jim Murray's discussion Stihl Rm655v
"Hi Glen, what do you mean by 'had it sped up'? We have a couple of RM655 RS and they wouldn't hurt for being a bit faster.  Did they just increase the rev limit?"
2 hours ago
Mainland Aggregates Ltd updated their profile
7 hours ago
Andrew Betteridge replied to John F's discussion Battery Charging Calculations ?
22 hours ago
Andrew Betteridge replied to John F's discussion Battery Charging Calculations ?
"Around five pence.
You have the Kilowatt hour charge for the electric plus a proportion on the daily standing charge and the charger is not 100% efficient, so some electric is lost as heat and running the fan.
So somewhere around twenty pence for…"
22 hours ago
Andrew Betteridge replied to John F's discussion Battery Charging Calculations ?
"Stihl AP 300 S Battery
281 Wh battery for the AP System
https://www.edfenergy.com/for-home/energywise/what-is-kwh-guide
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22 hours ago
Vic 575 replied to John F's discussion Battery Charging Calculations ?
"I never charged or calculated separately for petrol when I was using petrol hedge cutters or petrol strimmers. So it has never crossed my mind to do this for battery kit.
I believe we are only talking a few pence to charge an AP200.
Given that the…"
yesterday
Fusion Media posted a blog post
With the recent passing of the California Air Resource Board (CARB) measure to restrict new sales of landscaping equipment to be zero-emission tools, Pellenc is over 10 years ahead of the competition with a full range of battery-powered tools for…
yesterday
Chris Hathaway is now a member of Landscape Juice Network
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Nick @ NM Garden Services Ltd replied to John F's discussion Battery Charging Calculations ?
"Petrol has also gone up significantly..."
yesterday
Billybop replied to John F's discussion Battery Charging Calculations ?
"depends on the capacity of battery but maybe 2p more than it was before? best way to do it maybe with one of those electricity monitor power meters that you can plug a 3-pin mains appliance into, and can tell how much power is used during the cycle…"
yesterday
Andrew Betteridge replied to John F's discussion Battery Charging Calculations ?
"If you want to keep an accurate record buy a plug in meter like this
https://cpc.farnell.com/energenie/ener007/power-meter/dp/PL13026"
yesterday
Matthew Hills and Mr Matthew Hewitt joined Landscape Juice Network
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PAUL replied to Jim Murray's discussion Stihl Rm655v
"I really rate the 545 series of Stilhs ... Game changers in that size being so lightweight, well balanced and unbelievable wet grass collection so last year i added a 655v .... The good news its pacy in full speed (i speed up rpm's a bit) and…"
yesterday
Jonathan Davidson replied to John F's discussion Battery Charging Calculations ?
"There was a post on here once that I bookmarked for future use but it seems to have disappeared, it may have ended in the archives or gone forever.... it was the topic below and I hava a feeling one of the Andys gave the calculations.... so maybe…"
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Lawn treatment

Evening all. I have recently joined the Network and set up my new gardening business in July 2021. So far it's been very rewarding and I have been able to build a loyal customer base.As I head I to 2022 I wanted to ask for some advice on lawn care…

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Red diesel

Trying to make sense of the usage restrictions as from April for legal use of red diesel.Only affects us for our Forst chipper, from our understanding it's ok to use red if it's for forestry work but not ok for other tree work, the regulations are a…

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Another Combi Query

I got the new HT-KM, which according to Stihl can run a 1/4 or 3/8 chain & Stihl say that it comes with a 3/8 fitted but mine came with a 1/4.Does anyone know what I would have to change to use a 3/8 ?  I am guessing chain plus sprocket. Thanks

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