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The SALTEX 2016 post-show visitor surveys have revealed a fascinating insight into the visitor profile of the show.

 SALTEX 2016 featured three exhibition halls at the NEC packed with UK and international visitors. It was therefore encouraging to see

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Europe’s largest annual turf show is set to educate, enthral and entertain…

With 4 dedicated theatres, 53 unique seminars, 104 confirmed high-profile speakers and many key issues to be explored - Learning LIVE, SALTEX 2016’s FREE-to-attend educational

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Sherriff Amenity will be launching a number of new products, offering a range of special show offers and giving away free prizes on Stand E060 at SALTEX 2016.

Sherriff Amenity, providers of the most comprehensive range of goods and services to the UK

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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 and MM50, on their larger stand - number H037 at SALTEX 2015.

3314740536?profile=RESIZE_480x480MM is one of the most respected bra

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Etesia will be launching a new weeding brush attachment on stand C050 at IOG SALTEX 2016, which is available for Etesia Hydro 124 models, for the safe removal of moss and weeds without the use of chemicals.

If you have weedsalgae or moss on your sur

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The joint stand of Dennis and SISIS (E070), located at the centre of the SALTEX exhibition halls, will feature a vast array of world-class turf maintenance equipment when the exhibition opens its doors at the NEC, Birmingham on 2 and 3 November.

Among

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SALTEX College Cup Winners to Work at Wembley

The Institute of Groundsmanship (IOG) has announced that the winning students of SALTEX 2016’s new College Cup Competition will be given an opportunity to be volunteer groundsmen for the 2017 FA Cup final pitch preparation at Wembley Stadium.

The SALT

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LEARNING LIVE, the all-encompassing education programme designed for all sectors of the groundscare industry, has now been finalised and is set to be a major attraction at SALTEX 2016 on the 2 and 3 November at The NEC, Birmingham.

SALTEX 2015 feature

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David Benson replied to Gary RK's discussion Electric vans ....
"i saw a artical about chargin electric cars at home and they reccon there is a big %of houses in the uk that dont have adequate power supply for the rapid chargers they will onley be able to use the 3 pin plug and it will cost the housholder quite a…"
4 hours ago
David Benson replied to Neil Darby's discussion Lawn 'treatment'
"ive seen them scarifying lawns that have been white over with a hard frost also saw one that went to the tap to put a bit of water in the sprayer without adding more weed killer to finish the lawn off "
4 hours ago
Stuart Bell replied to Stuart Bell's discussion Lawn treatment
"Hi Andrew
Brilliant thanks very much for the advice and recommendations. 
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6 hours ago
Glen Stillman replied to Stuart Bell's discussion Lawn treatment
"As has been mentioned, the staff at progreen are very knowledgeable and helpful, as is Jack baxter at greenbest fertilisers."
7 hours ago
Neil Darby replied to Neil Darby's discussion Lawn 'treatment'
"The client didn't know they were attending until after it was done. As you say Peter, the soil temp is far too low. They have asked me to take over the treatment regime, although I won't hold my breath as they are not a 'regular' client. I have…"
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Gary RK replied to Gary RK's discussion Electric vans ....
"It's been interesting investigating more to understand, but the approximate offer is a 3 year lease for ~£280+vat pm based on 15k pa mileage limit with a £3.3k upfront deposit. Compares reasonably well with other vehicles on this style on…"
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Andrew Watts replied to Stuart Bell's discussion Lawn treatment
"Hi Stuart,
1. Speak to Progreen or Agrigem about ferts and products. They'll give you a annual programme of ferts based on your needs. Some thoughts: in general stick to around 100kg N/Ha annually if the lawns are mown weekly. If you're mowing the…"
12 hours ago
Glen Stillman replied to Neil Darby's discussion Lawn 'treatment'
"Yeah no 3 is what g t has just done for one of my customers. It's just frustrating, if we get more days like today I'll potentially be scarifying in 4/5 weeks time. It'll be a waste of fertiliser. Unfortunately g t just turned up and didn't even…"
13 hours ago
Stuart Bell replied to Stuart Bell's discussion Lawn treatment
"Peter
Telly appre iate the advice. Many thanks "
13 hours ago
Peter sellers replied to Stuart Bell's discussion Lawn treatment
"Stuart, we started lawn treatment a few years ago mainly through clients getting fed up of the one size fits all approach from the nationals , you will not be able to offer a professional service at their price levels. Nor should you want to! We are…"
14 hours ago
Andrew Watts replied to Neil Darby's discussion Lawn 'treatment'
"there are 3 scenarios here that come to mind:
1. It's a normal release 6 week spring fert and they are taking the micky (I don't think this is the case).
2. It's a high iron very low N granule, used for moss control. This is fine and for some…"
14 hours ago
Peter sellers replied to Neil Darby's discussion Lawn 'treatment'
"This is all about the nationals keeping employees in work and cash rolling in and relying on customer ignorance.
Grass needs an average soil temperature of 6 to 8 degrees to take up nutrients and grow. This very roughly equates to an average air…"
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Tim Wallach replied to Neil Darby's discussion Lawn 'treatment'
"I saw this too.  My customer was told that the granules were inert and would release their contents when the time was right.  Science and magic have become one!"
15 hours ago
My Garden Design commented on My Garden Design's blog post How To Price A Landscaping Job
"Thanks for your feedback Kit and good luck with your new business."
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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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