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Findings from the SALTEX 2019 post-show survey have revealed that attendees are continuing to embrace SALTEX as the groundscare industry’s flagship event.

From 30 to 31 October a record-breaking 9,104 visitors streamed into the NEC, Birmingham to expl

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A number of key industry experts will be uniting to collaboratively tackle the biggest issues facing the groundscare environment at SALTEX 2019, which takes place at the NEC, Birmingham on October 30 and 31.

Learning LIVE, SALTEX’s all-encompassing an

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Lawn Care Legends returns to SALTEX 2019

The Lawn Care Legends networking event for landscapers and gardeners will be returning to SALTEX 2019 – which takes place at the NEC, Birmingham on 30 and 31 October.

The Legends will be back in full force and will be even bigger with hundreds of atte

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After winning the 2018 SALTEX College Cup, students from Bridgwater and Taunton College in Somerset, recently enjoyed their prize of a behind the scenes tour at The All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC), Wimbledon.

Simon Cook, Jacob Camplin, Ryan Tate

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Entries to the SALTEX 2019 Innovation Award are now open for all SALTEX exhibitors to take part – allowing show visitors the chance to witness a stellar line-up of brand new products and services that are pushing the boundaries in groundscare innovat

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New for 2019, SALTEX visitors can expect to experience the latest green technology in groundscare in a new area on the show floor, which is purely dedicated to environmentally-friendly products.

The trend towards sustainable and environmentally-friend

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Now in its 74th year, SALTEX is growing from strength to strength in its NEC home.

In fact, already 70 per cent of the SALTEX 2019 floorplan has been allocated with more than 180 SALTEX 2018 exhibitors returning. Over 40 of these exhibitors have incre

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A recent school grounds seminar held at Charterhouse in Surrey has been hailed a huge success by all who attended.

The event attracted over 50 delegates from all levels as several topical issues were explored and discussed. Supported by…

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Open forum activity

John F replied to Colin Anson's discussion Waste disposal problems
"I agree Richard . I think they will make a habit of letting the grass fly but hopefully they can keep it short and keep on top of it so wont be many clippings left on top . 
Makes me look over cautious staying away and lawn company calling but they…"
6 hours ago
Richard Gadsby replied to Colin Anson's discussion Waste disposal problems
"That said it won't make much difference from one cut. More of a general point for grass that is always mulched."
7 hours ago
John F replied to Colin Anson's discussion Waste disposal problems
"I did suspect nitrogen level could be higher .
I have a customer doing their own garden at the moment and i keep getting regular requests for advice and updates on progress . 
usually i cut the lawn which produces at least 3 large poly sacks which t…"
8 hours ago
Richard Gadsby replied to Colin Anson's discussion Waste disposal problems
"you need to take into account the mulching when treating lawns as the nitrogen levels will be far greater the cut and collect "
20 hours ago
Vic 575 replied to Colin Anson's discussion Waste disposal problems
"I would assume that the advice is the same as for mowing and collecting. If you should mow before a treatment or whether you shouldn’t, which is dependent on what treatment you are going to apply, would be the same for both mulching and collecting.…"
20 hours ago
Richard Matthews replied to Charlie Manton's discussion Solo gardener - to work or not to work? (Covid-19)
"Grass will keep growing regardless
It does feel slightly wrong being at work when so many cant, or have lost their jobs, but if im alone socail distancing then ill carry on"
20 hours ago
Craig McGinty replied to GaryRK's discussion The LJN Covid-19 ‘Working’ from home thread
"That looks a good one, will explore further. Thanks."
21 hours ago
Ben Gilg replied to Charlie Manton's discussion Solo gardener - to work or not to work? (Covid-19)
"Out today and 7 customers done , 3 waved didn't see the others. Even got waved out of a side street by patrolling police car "
21 hours ago
John F replied to GaryRK's discussion The LJN Covid-19 ‘Working’ from home thread
"Discovered ( whereby )  really easy video conferencing App 
free sign up , free personal use + free meeting room + 1 user 
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22 hours ago
John F replied to Colin Anson's discussion Waste disposal problems
"Vic whats the advice with regard to mulching a smaller area which is about to undergo a lawn treatment . can it be mulched a day before the treatment .
Thanks "
23 hours ago
Vic 575 replied to Colin Anson's discussion Waste disposal problems
"You can sell it to them by telling them that all the tiny clippings will act as fertilizer as it is high in nitrate, which will give them a better lawn, save in fertilizer costs of both purchase and application and will be ‘greener’ with less waste…"
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Kevin Bradnick replied to Jessica Bateman's discussion Plant identifying App
"I use Plant.net on android, it's been very useful for me
 
https://identify.plantnet.org/"
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Niall Gibb replied to Frêshare (Gardening)'s discussion pH NPK Soil Test Kit Suggestions?
"Hi, we at Indigrow can provide a soil sampling service for a reasonable price, we can then help tailor a programme for you or clients based on the results."
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Niall Gibb updated their profile
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Jessica Bateman posted a discussion
Can anyone recommend an plant identifying app they use? Thanks
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Richard Gadsby replied to Colin Anson's discussion Waste disposal problems
"Mulching can be great with a dedicated machine. Mulch plugs are second best but not bad."
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Waste disposal problems

Anyone else having problems finding somewhere to take their waste at the moment? The two council areas I work under have both stopped garden bin collection and closed the tips. Commercial tips are also closed round here. I've got nowhere to store…

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