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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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Pellenc will be exhibiting at this year’s IOG SALTEX on stand E055 which will showcase their professional range of environmentally friendly, lithium-ion battery powered tools.

A forerunner when it…

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Etesia will be launching their range of Greener City Equipment on stand C050 at IOG SALTEX 2017, which includes a range of environmentally-friendly battery-powered pedestrian and ride-on rotary mowers.

Environmental protection and a…

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The opportunity to stand on arguably the most famous pitch in world football on the day of the FA Cup Final is a dream for many, but for four sports turf students from Northern Ireland – the dream has become a reality.

Gavin White, Jon…

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Organisers of SALTEX (Sports Amenities Landscaping Trade Exhibition) have launched their new 2017 campaign, which features the distinguished heart-shaped logo formed of grass complete with the words – Your Industry - Your Show.

In…

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Open forum activity

Gary RK’s discussion was featured
Following recent discussions on Wednesday with local Crime Prevention Officer, I was made aware that Custody Suites in Waverley (Part of Surrey) and Surrey Police area as a whole are now generally equipped with Smart Water & SelectDNA detectors to i…
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Kieron glover posted a discussion
Hi AllWhile working at a wholesalers maintaining their ground in a Leicester   I had a load of tools stolen.We all know what it's like when we need three or four power tools to be used one after another and obviously the best and safest way is to re…
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GORDON’s discussion was featured
WHEN I DIE !!! by Nodrog Hi and a happy new year to one and all. I had a mad cap idea which may provide something to an individual and also help a charity From the age of 15 years I played in pop bands eventually hanging up my instruments at 50.
In…
1 hour ago
Angela Sharp replied to Paul Walton's discussion Altering Fence line between properties and awkward customer
"Fences and boundary lines are the most contentious thing going between neighbours and at the very least it might be a good idea to take as detailed set of photos as you can to prove you've replaced the fence on the original line, although in this ca…"
11 hours ago
Sharon Butler, Joanna Willis, Will Ranson and 1 more joined Landscape Juice Network
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Neil Holder replied to Paul Walton's discussion Altering Fence line between properties and awkward customer
"Have installed loads of fences and they should not deviate from the previously installed fence, a bit of leaway is allowed in my opinion to straighten a crooked fence to make it look better but should be within commonsense perameters. If you put the…"
16 hours ago
Lucy Starr updated their profile
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Jo Mullett replied to Pembrokeshire Gardening's discussion Cheats / hacks / tips to speed up Graveyard mowing / strimming..
"This is the stage I hope Babell Graveyard in Swansea will be at in a couple of years!
The graveyard has been neglected for years and is covered in Japanese knotweed and bramble.
The knotweed has had 1 years treatment in the summer and autumn of 2018…"
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W.L.G.M replied to Paul Walton's discussion Altering Fence line between properties and awkward customer
"spot on ! totally agree with your there"
20 hours ago
J Roots replied to Paul Walton's discussion Altering Fence line between properties and awkward customer
"your client is  talking nonsense in my opinion. 
You cannot change an existing fence line and you had no reason to. People do try and find ways of not paying the last bill when you finish a job by making up that they are not happy with something. It…"
22 hours ago
Paul Walton replied to Paul Walton's discussion Altering Fence line between properties and awkward customer
"Thank you for all the comments and advice. The client has settled the bill now. As some of you suggested I was worrying a little prematurely and of course legal action should be the very last resort when all else has failed. It is funny as we make a…"
22 hours ago
Lisa feurtado replied to Paul Walton's discussion Altering Fence line between properties and awkward customer
"Hi Paul , You mentioned that they have agreed to pay you so maybe a bit early to worry about that. It might be worth getting back to them in an email to confirm what was discussed just incase it comes back to bite you at some point or you end up in…"
23 hours ago
Christopher Schroeter replied to Christopher Schroeter's discussion Long handled lawn shears
"Lawn shears for cutting grass instead of a strimmer. "
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Vic 575 replied to Hamilton Black's discussion which ride on?
"The Stiga mowers are good as the deck is at the front. It is easier to cut a little more often and mulch than it is to collect.
Stiga do a lawn rake for the Parks range. A spiked roller can be towed by any machine of course. How come the client want…"
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ED177 replied to ED177's discussion Power Wheel barrow survey
"Hi All,
i have collected all the data i needed so have closed the survey. Thank you if you completed it all you data will help.
Thanks again
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UK Lawn Care Association updated their profile
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Stolen tools

Hi All While working at a wholesalers maintaining their ground in a Leicester   I had a load of tools stolen. We all know what it's like when we need three or four power tools to be used one after another and obviously the best and safest way is to…

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Power Wheel barrow survey

Hi All, I am doing A level DT, for my project i would be looking to make an assisted wheel barrow, i needed to do some market research as a part of it. if you could take a moment of your day to fill out my survey that would be most appriciated,…

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