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From robotics to hybrid mowers and digital apps, ground-breaking ideas to thought provoking debates, career enhancing advice to limitless opportunities; the recent SALTEX 2018 at the NEC was a landscape of possibility and prospect for the future…

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On the first day of SALTEX 2018, Sherriff Amenity’s ground-breaking new app, PrecisionPro, was announced as the winner of the second, annual SALTEX Innovation Award.

Established at the show in 2017, the SALTEX Innovation Award was created…

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Event organisers have reported a significant increase in pre-show visitor registration ahead of SALTEX 2018, which takes place at The NEC, Birmingham on 31 October – 01 November.

It certainly is encouraging times for the show which will be…

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A visit to the Dennis stand on E070 at IOG SALTEX 2018 will show how the company’s range of world class turf maintenance equipment enables turf professionals to benefit from cutting edge technology. 

 Taking centre stage on the Dennis…

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Since SALTEX 2017 took place at the NEC, Birmingham in November last year, a number of exhibitors are still generating business as a direct result of the show – re-affirming that the exhibition is the must-attend event for any company involved in…

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SALTEX 2017 visitor profile revealed

After an independent audit confirmed a record-breaking SALTEX attendance at the NEC, the show’s visitor survey has now revealed a fascinating insight into the 8,909 who attended. 

With over 300 exhibitors and more show features than ever…

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SALTEX Innovation Award Winners

The very first SALTEX Innovation Award celebrated the best in brand new grounds care technology when the show took place at the NEC, Birmingham on 1 and 2 November 2017.

Making its debut, the…

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The Institute of Groundsmanship (IOG) has announced that the 2017 winners of the SALTEX College Cup will be given the opportunity to work as part of the grounds team when Scotland host England as part of…

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Highlighted blog posts

Open forum activity

Ben Pritchard replied to Ben Pritchard's discussion Kombi extension shaft problems
"Yes, that's what's wedged in there. It turns out those bushes are for all kombi shafts... Apart from the extension!
I've resigned myself to hacking it out with a keyhole saw as pliers etc as arent working. 
 
The other end, it's the metal attached t…"
58 minutes ago
Darren Mcsorley is now a member of Landscape Juice Network
1 hour ago
David Benson replied to Ben Pritchard's discussion Kombi extension shaft problems
"have you tried snype nosed plyers or bend a wire into a hooked shape to pull it out i persume it is this that you mean https://www.ebay.co.uk/i/322781396752
the other end might need a new nut & bolt or try a spring washer on it "
9 hours ago
Gardens4u.co.uk commented on Gardens4u.co.uk's blog post Health and Safety on Landscape juice by Robin Ainsworth @ www.gardens4u.co.uk
"I agree Cesare. Totally. Same here in 17years now. "
9 hours ago
Darren Ross/Alan Dobbie replied to John Fulton's discussion matching mortar colour to original spec
"Why don’t you try Weatherpoint 365 Buff colour from Travis Perkins https://www.travisperkins.co.uk/Marshalls-Weatherpoint-365-Jointing...;
Great product."
11 hours ago
David Glynn replied to Steven Mills's discussion Damage to lawns caused by badgers
"Diluted Jeyes fluid, as advised by our local badger preservation society. It works by breaking the scent of the bugs etc they are after.
Tested on three sites and it has proved very effective, only a couple of treatments needed."
14 hours ago
Ben Pritchard posted a discussion
I have 2 Combi extension shafts, and they both have problems. One shaft has a broken plastic insert stuck inside the male end that is stopping the shaft from turning.. any suggestions on how to get it out?The other has a problem at the female end. T…
18 hours ago
Adam Frangou updated their profile photo
21 hours ago
John Fulton replied to Gary RK's discussion Are websites ‘old hat’ for small businesses ?
"As a consumer i prefer to choose the method which narrows the search and saves time which is nearly always through personal recommendation . 
I rarely trawl the web to find trades people i find it chaotic , its like trying to find a needle in a hays…"
yesterday
Geoffrey King replied to Adam Woods's discussion Ivy growing through a close board fence
"A 6ft high wall aint gonna stop no ivy, unless it has constant laser protective surveillance, to burn off those growth shoots. Coupled with a patrolling drone to intimidate that most awesome of spreading, climbing grow anywhere plants. The 'Ivy King'"
yesterday
dan replied to Gary RK's discussion Are websites ‘old hat’ for small businesses ?
"A website is supposed to be a partially static point of call for a potential customer./'Information'
Social media is supposed to be a constantly updating information highway. / 'personality'/ online presence.
I would always prefer to view someones w…"
yesterday
John Fulton replied to Gary RK's discussion Are websites ‘old hat’ for small businesses ?
"I dont have any involvement  in social media or a website but enquiries do come in from different segments including those who are young and technically savvie who seem to trust conventional methods of advertising , Possibly many realise how easy it…"
yesterday
Dan Frazer Gardening replied to Gary RK's discussion Are websites ‘old hat’ for small businesses ?
"I get a far greater proportion of good quality leads from the website, and a high rate of poor leads from social media. So I believe it's far from falling into redundancy. "
yesterday
Gary RK posted a discussion
It seems to be an unwritten rule that businesses (especially SMEs) need an online presence to be visible, make their ‘mark’ and grow, ie via a website.
However, there appears a trend that websites are loosing popularity with some preferring to estab…
yesterday
Etesia UK posted a blog post
Seeing Pellenc’s manufacturing and production facilities in Pertuis, France proved to be a real eye opener for 20 dealers.Twenty Pellenc dealers from England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland recently visited Pellenc's state-of-the-art facilities in Pert…
yesterday
Johannes Paasch was featured
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