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Jockey Club Racecourses, operator of 15 leading UK racecourses, including those at Aintree, Cheltenham, Epsom Downs and Newmarket, has signed a three-year extension to their contract with sports and amenity turf and landscape supplier Sherriff Amenit

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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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Paul Rogers replied to Craig Davies's discussion Moving from IT to Gardening!
"Craig, I had 16 years in IT Spport before becoming a self employed gardener, with my wife. When we started we chose a business name, registered it, registered with the Inland Revenue, designed our business cards, built our own website, introduced ou…"
1 hour ago
Dave Colton replied to scott whitelaw's discussion Which Hedge Trimmer
"HS87 all day for me especially when used with a elephant trunk type harness it weights nothing at all."
7 hours ago
scott whitelaw replied to scott whitelaw's discussion Which Hedge Trimmer
"Thanks all."
9 hours ago
Darren Walters replied to Ed Fox's discussion Business networking groups
"I've been going to one for a few years but not had a massive success.  This is mainly down to my lack of networking skill and being able to approach "clicks" of people who are all finance/solicitor/accountant types.  We do look after the grounds for…"
9 hours ago
John F replied to Ed Fox's discussion Business networking groups
"some of the early ones came with strings attached Ed people trying to sell time shares etc , I once travelled all the way down to Guilford from the north to a Two day event at a hotel which ended up relieving me of £1500 for an unworkable  business…"
9 hours ago
Darren Walters replied to Ian Parkes's discussion standing orders/late payers
"Be confident mate and just tell them that is how you are working from 1st march 1st April or whatever.  It puts you so much more in control.  I've got to do the same with a few stragglers this year too.  Having done it with the majority over the las…"
9 hours ago
Glen Stillman replied to Tom Cann's discussion Organic lawn feeding
"The marathon sport range from sheriffgrasscare might be worth a look. I only used it for a season as it gunked the spreader up, but it did seem very effective.
Tudor Environmental do an organic spring summer fert which is very good, its what I use n…"
9 hours ago
Ed Fox replied to Ed Fox's discussion Business networking groups
"Sounds good. I'm looking to do this in Shrewsbury  where a lot of people know each other so could work. Looked at it 20 years ago when I was in the south east and it was a lot like Gary and Adam said. Loads of sharks. "
9 hours ago
Andy hansell posted a discussion
Hi all,hope your all well after the adverse weather we've had?. Ive a question im looking for some feedback on, which is 'what is the best practice for planting'. The actual issue is landscapers putting down eco matting after planting. I don't see a…
10 hours ago
James Law and Andy hansell joined Landscape Juice Network
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Tom Cann posted a discussion
Good evening all, hope you are not all washed out !I'm going to see a new client who has a sizable pair of lawned areas which she would like me to take care of.  This is fine but she would like me to use an organic system to do this.  Does anyone ha…
11 hours ago
Graham Taylor replied to scott whitelaw's discussion Which Hedge Trimmer
"In that case the Stihl HS87 single sided is brilliant............ really powerful and will cut through really thick stuff. I always fit a sweeper/catcher on the blade..... only an extra £20.......... so there's no cuttings left on the top to pull of…"
11 hours ago
Dylan commented on Robbie's blog post How to increase prices and not lose customers
"I generally increase the prices to new customers then 3 months later increase the price to existing customers albeit to around £1 per hour less as a loyalty discount and every 2 years"
11 hours ago
Gavin Gray replied to Ed Fox's discussion Business networking groups
"About 12k direct from members in the room the rest from them referring us to their family or clients "
11 hours ago
Gavin Gray replied to Jessica Bateman's discussion Scarifier and aerator
"can you contact me to discuss selling please? info@lclscotland.co.uk"
11 hours ago
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Planting best practices

Hi all,hope your all well after the adverse weather we've had?. Ive a question im looking for some feedback on, which is 'what is the best practice for planting'. The actual issue is landscapers putting down eco matting after planting. I don't see…

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Organic lawn feeding

Good evening all, hope you are not all washed out !I'm going to see a new client who has a sizable pair of lawned areas which she would like me to take care of.  This is fine but she would like me to use an organic system to do this.  Does anyone…

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1 Reply · Reply by Glen Stillman 9 hours ago

Which Hedge Trimmer

Hi Folks,Im looking for advice on what hedge trimmer to buy, I`v had loads over the years and can cope with light trimming, but I`m getting more hedges that are overgrown with thicker branches and know my machine wont cope with the cutting.Apart…

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12 Replies · Reply by Dave Colton 7 hours ago