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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!…

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Fusion Media posted a blog post
With an incredibly short renovation window to transform his Summer sports pitches into Winter sports pitches, Andy Richards, Grounds Manager at Shrewsbury School, can’t afford to take any risks with the products he uses.It is for this reason that he…
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Phil Voice replied to Daniel Johnson's discussion Staple guns for wire mesh fencing
"Hi Daniel
I don't have any direct experience but I did a search online at noticed that Stockade staplers are mentioned quite a bit.
https://thefarmingforum.co.uk/index.php?threads/fencing-staple-gun...."
yesterday
Helen Wilson is now a member of Landscape Juice Network
yesterday
Daniel Johnson posted a discussion
Hi Allwe have a large post and rail job coming up and as part of it need to install wire mesh to keep the customers pets in the past we have just nailed on. I am looking to buy a nail gun to speed up the process. Any recommendations for a heavy duty…
Monday
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Monday
Progreen Weed Control replied to Steven Mills's discussion Damage to lawns caused by badgers
"The nematodes are very temperature sensitive so its realistically going to be  spring now. Like Andrew says you need to check  what pest you have as the nematodes are specific to the pest - needs to be done now before the larvae dive down deeper int…"
Monday
Darren Griffiths, jeff shaw and Jim Russell joined Landscape Juice Network
Sunday
Jes Gardner replied to Glen Stillman's discussion Seaweed meal in borders
"Seaweed has been used here in Guernsey got years, mabe not so much now. Mainly on fields, collected from the bracket and spread then left for a while. The salt gets washed off and it starts to break down, then plowed in. There is also a chap drying…"
Sunday
Glen Stillman replied to Glen Stillman's discussion Seaweed meal in borders
"Thanks Robbie. I came across your blog when I was looking into seaweed for lawn use earlier in the year  Very informative. "
Sunday
Andrew Betteridge replied to Steven Mills's discussion Damage to lawns caused by badgers
"Badgers ripped up the turf on the general play area of the playing field behind my house earlier this year, it looked like ploughed field, the council sent a couple of guys with rakes to try and straighten it up. They couldn't really do much, but it…"
Sunday
Adam Borgen is now a member of Landscape Juice Network
Saturday
John Fulton replied to John Fulton's discussion matching mortar colour to original spec
"Thankyou David & Edward for your advice .
I was thinking along those lines of trial and error . 
Its such a small amount i went with what seems to be the quickest fix of mixing the mortar tone with mortar . 
It is a sandy yellow tone which i am tryi…"
Saturday
Andrew Watts replied to Steven Mills's discussion Damage to lawns caused by badgers
"The timing of nematodes depends on the grub - so you need to make sure. Eg for some chafers, its Aug to Oct, Leatherjackets could be April or Aug/Sep. Best to have a poke around and see what can be found.
Either way, the grub control will not be any…"
Saturday
Steven Mills replied to Steven Mills's discussion Damage to lawns caused by badgers
"Thanks Andrew - It sounds like the solution is going to involve a bit more work than I thought. Could we skip the aeration/moss control and go straight to a grub treatment at the right time? Would that be spring?"
Saturday
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Saturday
Andrew Watts replied to Steven Mills's discussion Damage to lawns caused by badgers
"It's most likely chafer grubs that they are going for - you'll need to confirm. Aeration and seaweed conditioners will strengthen root zone. You'll need to address the grubs with the correct nematode at the right time of year.
This time of year, it'…"
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