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Will replied to Sean Clarke's discussion Spring lawn renovation
"That's an interesting point Graham.
I'm sure there will be a few variables ... think I've had germination success a fortnight after treating with fertiliser on serveral occasions.... to be honest, never really considered the implications though."
7 hours ago
Peter sellers posted a discussion
Asked on forum many times I know - we are using new model Hayter 56 Pro's commercially, on the whole relatively happy but the non height adjustment handles are an issue with multiple operators of different statures, the other issue is build up of…
9 hours ago
John F replied to Sean Clarke's discussion Spring lawn renovation
"Local sports playing fields near us have removed the total area of turf and re seeded the whole area in sand . it says keep of due to chemicals . 
Interesting as i cant get any grass seed to germinate whatsoever in North Yorkshire or West Yorkshire…"
9 hours ago
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Graham Taylor replied to Sean Clarke's discussion Spring lawn renovation
"I'm sure I should know the answer to this after many years...................... If you use a weed/feed fertilizer, does it stop grass seed germinating?  I'm guessing its "yes" as I had great problems last autumn getting germination in what was…"
11 hours ago
Graham Taylor replied to Adam Woods's discussion This is a first... what would you do?
"It's a pity you've notified your insurance.....................  whatever happens, you can bet they'll use this as an excuse to bump your premium up. They ;also might just pay the claim as they can't be bothered to dispute it.... bang goes your…"
15 hours ago
Peter sellers replied to Adam Woods's discussion This is a first... what would you do?
"Adam, we were put in a similar situation when strimming on a commercial site, guy said a stone had hit his Audi Q7 which was parked a good 30 metres away from work area. This was as likely as buying a winning lottery ticket ! We told him to prove it…"
15 hours ago
Peter sellers replied to Andrew holt's discussion Viking mb4 rtp
"Andrew, haven't any photos at moment. Don't know where you are in the country but the dealer we use and have done for 40 years have a used Honda HRX 537 , very good condition £520 Inc vat. They are Buxton's mid way between Stafford and Cannock Tel…"
16 hours ago
BCH Gardens replied to Adie Bee's discussion Outfront or Compact
"Hi Adie
I started in business running compact tractors for horse paddock work.  There is a lot more to think about than just how quick you can cut grass.  Transport for a start. fuel, weight on soft ground, repairs are always expensive and…"
19 hours ago
John F replied to Andrew holt's discussion Viking mb4 rtp
"Do you refer to Viking v Honda Steven ? 
Personally never had a single problem with the viking mower mechanically although heard they can be problematic but i never push any machine beyond its limits and work with the height adjustment to suit the…"
20 hours ago
BCH Gardens replied to Sean Clarke's discussion Spring lawn renovation
"Snow and minus 5 with me yesterday(5th May)...
Established grass responding to fertiliser but newly seeded is mostly a disaster.  Thankfully the half acre lawn seems OK. 
Hydrangea, buddleia, and Camillias have all been utterly decimated by frost…"
20 hours ago
Sean Clarke replied to Sean Clarke's discussion Spring lawn renovation
"Well, we've certainly had the rain now! Results are still disappointing, as I suspect the temperatures just haven't been consistently warm enough yet.I visited one site today and the only thing that had grown was the pigeon who'd been gorging on…"
20 hours ago
Luke brooks replied to Adam Woods's discussion This is a first... what would you do?
"With all respect to the neighbour 
I would ask to see the damage and give no indication of admitting fault 
I see more elderly folk with damage on than vans in the villages most of my paintwork body damage is from pulling hard over into a hawthorn…"
21 hours ago
Adie Bee replied to Adie Bee's discussion Outfront or Compact
"Some interesting points, thanks Adam.
I'm currently spraying from a quad, so with a tractor mounted sprayer It'd kill two birds, so to speak. 
My trailer is a 12 x 6 beaver. It's something I'd already considered. 
As far as the hedge cutter, I was…"
yesterday
David Benson replied to Adam Woods's discussion This is a first... what would you do?
"do you have a dashcam if so look to see which way the car was parked when you passed and you might see if there was a mark before you passed 
as others have said it mitght have been another delivery van that had don it even befor you arrived "
yesterday
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HAYTER 56 PRO ISSUES

Asked on forum many times I know - we are using new model Hayter 56 Pro's commercially, on the whole relatively happy but the non height adjustment handles are an issue with multiple operators of different statures, the other issue is build up of…

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Viking mb4 rtp

Quick one, is it just mine or do none of them go in a straight line? Presume it's to do with the front wheels being powered? im trying to attach a rubber mat or similar to create stripes, but even if I manage that, it still doesn't want to go in a…

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9 Replies · Reply by Peter sellers 16 hours ago
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Outfront or Compact

Morning. I have a Kubota F3680 that's coming to the end of its life. It works very hard.I'm considering getting a new(er) one but am in two minds on whether to get another outfront or a compact tractor.Pros and cons etc.Outfront is perfect for what…

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3 Replies · Reply by BCH Gardens 19 hours ago
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