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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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Oeliatec return to SALTEX on stand number E055 to showcase their range of environmentally-friendly range of weed control products.

All Oeliatec weed control machines kill weeds with 100% hot water by…

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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…

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Open forum activity

Simon Shurety is now a member of Landscape Juice Network
11 hours ago
Progreen Weed Control replied to Jonny Armour's discussion Average NPK for lawns per year?
"...really without a soil analysis done you're, at best, guessing how much P & K is required. Phosphorous is increasingly regarded as a pollutant and is very persistent in soil. So any excess followed by blind fertilising simply creates a bigger & bi…"
16 hours ago
Phil Voice replied to Darren Franklin's discussion Black Limestone Nightmare
19 hours ago
Phil Voice replied to Darren Franklin's discussion Black Limestone Nightmare
"Here are a few previous threads Darren:
https://landscapejuicenetwork.com/forum/topics/black-limestone-re-c..."
19 hours ago
Phil Voice replied to Darren Franklin's discussion Black Limestone Nightmare
19 hours ago
Andrew Watts replied to Lee Edwards's discussion Is it too late to over seed?
"OK to cut and keep leaves off. You just need to minimise use - not exclude all of it. So no kids playing footy etc"
20 hours ago
steve richardson updated their profile
yesterday
Lee Edwards replied to Lee Edwards's discussion Is it too late to over seed?
"Hi guys. Sorry to be best, would it be OK to cut the grass as it is getting rather long. If I wait 6-8 weeks in this weather it will be tall grass. 
Would like to get leaves off the lawn as well. 
 
Thanks all. 
 
Cheers Lee"
yesterday
Grace Sewell is now a member of Landscape Juice Network
yesterday
Darren Franklin posted a discussion
 Hi, I’ve been looking online for the last few weeks trying to find a solution to a problem I’ve had with a Black Limestone patio. I run a small one man Landscaping company in Bedfordshire, I’ve recently laid a black Limestone patio approx.35m2..thi…
yesterday
Tim Wallach replied to Tony @SM's discussion Honda Izy HRG5367
"https://youtu.be/oDVMY2tJAyg
Maybe like this...?"
Saturday
Lee Edwards replied to Lee Edwards's discussion Is it too late to over seed?
"Oh wow. The wife isn't going to like that. What about the occasional mow and brushing off casts? Again, thanks so much for your help. 
 
Been to wisely today and I have grass envy. Thick and bright green. They have this robot lawnmower that cuts the…"
Saturday
Tony @SM replied to Tony @SM's discussion Honda Izy HRG5367
"Interesting, so when you cut them down to size  how did you make the joint?"
Saturday
Dan Frazer Gardening replied to Jonny Armour's discussion Average NPK for lawns per year?
"200kg per ha a year equates to 20g per m2, I assume this is just N we are talking about? 4 treatments of that a year mean each treatment should be an average of 5g/m2 max, or 4x14% N content treatments a year of 30g/m2 feed. This seems a lot to me,…"
Saturday
Alan Cornish is now a member of Landscape Juice Network
Saturday
Andrew Watts replied to Jonny Armour's discussion Average NPK for lawns per year?
"Another factor is whether regular mulch / drop mowing. This will return around 50% of required nutrients over time, and so you halve the requirements."
Saturday
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Spongey grass

Hi, looking for some advice please. Been looking after a lawn for a couple of years now and it has always been spongey underfoot and whilst the lawn has always looked good there’s been no appetite from the customer to tackle this.......however it’s…

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