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synthetic surface maintenance (7)

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SISIS the solution at the VMAC

Sergio Pedroza, Fields & Grounds Manager at the Virginia Mason Athletic Center in Seattle, recently purchased three SISIS SSS1000 tractor mounted rotary brush sweepers and has reported significant improvements on both the indoor synthetic…

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New York Red Bulls Praise SISIS Osca

Dan Shemesh, Director of Stadium and Training Grounds for the New York Red Bulls has praised the SISIS Osca 3 which maintains the synthetic turf on one of the club’s training fields.

When Dan Shemesh was looking for a machine that would…

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Synthetic Success at Bloxham School

Tom Hall, deputy head groundsman at Bloxham School in Oxfordshire has reported excellent results from using SISIS equipment to maintain the school’s two synthetic sports surfaces.

With a rich history that can be traced as far back as 1853,…

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Garry Watson, head groundsman at King Edward’s School in Birmingham, has chosen the SISIS Brush-Pro ride-on brushing system, for all his synthetic surface maintenance.

Situated on a beautiful 50 acre site in Edgbaston Park Road Birmingham,…

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Following a failed FA test on Shrewsbury Sports Village’s 3G pitch, England’s football governing body recommended bringing in the help of Replay Maintenance to help solve the problem.

The eight year old pitch unfortunately failed to pass a…

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The 1st round of the FA Cup recently made its debut on a 3G artificial pitch between Maidstone and Stevenage with synthetic surface maintenance specialists Replay Maintenance playing a key part in the historic game.…

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Open forum activity

Simon Shurety is now a member of Landscape Juice Network
12 hours ago
Progreen Weed Control replied to Jonny Armour's discussion Average NPK for lawns per year?
"...really without a soil analysis done you're, at best, guessing how much P & K is required. Phosphorous is increasingly regarded as a pollutant and is very persistent in soil. So any excess followed by blind fertilising simply creates a bigger & bi…"
17 hours ago
Phil Voice replied to Darren Franklin's discussion Black Limestone Nightmare
20 hours ago
Phil Voice replied to Darren Franklin's discussion Black Limestone Nightmare
"Here are a few previous threads Darren:
https://landscapejuicenetwork.com/forum/topics/black-limestone-re-c..."
20 hours ago
Phil Voice replied to Darren Franklin's discussion Black Limestone Nightmare
20 hours ago
Andrew Watts replied to Lee Edwards's discussion Is it too late to over seed?
"OK to cut and keep leaves off. You just need to minimise use - not exclude all of it. So no kids playing footy etc"
20 hours ago
steve richardson updated their profile
yesterday
Lee Edwards replied to Lee Edwards's discussion Is it too late to over seed?
"Hi guys. Sorry to be best, would it be OK to cut the grass as it is getting rather long. If I wait 6-8 weeks in this weather it will be tall grass. 
Would like to get leaves off the lawn as well. 
 
Thanks all. 
 
Cheers Lee"
yesterday
Grace Sewell is now a member of Landscape Juice Network
yesterday
Darren Franklin posted a discussion
 Hi, I’ve been looking online for the last few weeks trying to find a solution to a problem I’ve had with a Black Limestone patio. I run a small one man Landscaping company in Bedfordshire, I’ve recently laid a black Limestone patio approx.35m2..thi…
yesterday
Tim Wallach replied to Tony @SM's discussion Honda Izy HRG5367
"https://youtu.be/oDVMY2tJAyg
Maybe like this...?"
Saturday
Lee Edwards replied to Lee Edwards's discussion Is it too late to over seed?
"Oh wow. The wife isn't going to like that. What about the occasional mow and brushing off casts? Again, thanks so much for your help. 
 
Been to wisely today and I have grass envy. Thick and bright green. They have this robot lawnmower that cuts the…"
Saturday
Tony @SM replied to Tony @SM's discussion Honda Izy HRG5367
"Interesting, so when you cut them down to size  how did you make the joint?"
Saturday
Dan Frazer Gardening replied to Jonny Armour's discussion Average NPK for lawns per year?
"200kg per ha a year equates to 20g per m2, I assume this is just N we are talking about? 4 treatments of that a year mean each treatment should be an average of 5g/m2 max, or 4x14% N content treatments a year of 30g/m2 feed. This seems a lot to me,…"
Saturday
Alan Cornish is now a member of Landscape Juice Network
Saturday
Andrew Watts replied to Jonny Armour's discussion Average NPK for lawns per year?
"Another factor is whether regular mulch / drop mowing. This will return around 50% of required nutrients over time, and so you halve the requirements."
Saturday
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Spongey grass

Hi, looking for some advice please. Been looking after a lawn for a couple of years now and it has always been spongey underfoot and whilst the lawn has always looked good there’s been no appetite from the customer to tackle this.......however it’s…

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7 Replies · Reply by Jack Chapman on Friday