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At the time of writing - Mid March 2021 - many, many people will have already given their grass its first cut of the year....

However, perhaps you haven't or can't or don't have suitable machinery?

Perhaps your lawn is such a long, unkempt, ugly, weed

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Alan Abel from Complete Weed Control (South & Central Wales) has claimed that ICL’s residual herbicide, LockStar, has become an essential product in his armoury.

Since its launch last year, LockStar has been well received in the turf and landscaping s

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Safe and effective weed control

Roundup ProActive: confidence for both contractor and customer

Adam Pilgrim from ANP Services Spalding Ltd, has long relied on Roundup ProActive from ProGreen claiming that it offers several benefits to both the contractor and the customer.

Roundup Pro

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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 delivering an efficient low pressure treatment at t

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Perhaps you own or run your own business and need your grounds maintaining or are in a HR department and have been tasked with finding a grounds maintenance contractor to maintain your site(s)?

Some things you need to ask for from anyone tendering or

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How can I control weeds in my lawn or paddock?

This is a question that is commonly asked, where 'undesirable weeds' such as plantains, daises or ragwort threaten to take over from the grass!

Unfortunately, its not a simple solution if you want to 'do it yourself'....

There are now not many selectiv

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Sam Smith replied to Brian's Garden Maintenance's discussion Best tool for concert post!
"I did 20 of these the other day, all originally, all rotten, all dug with a square shovel by the builders and 10 of them had 4' x 4"x4" concrete post supports. 
Quick, bodgit repair of one or two wooden posts would be to post hole dig down one side,…"
43 seconds ago
Gary RK posted a discussion
If you're wondering why there is a lack of good used vans at reasonable prices seen previously, this graph shows the effect of Covid generated demand on LCV used prices...
It show the average auction price over the last 12 months.
From our recent…
48 minutes ago
Jim Murray posted a discussion
How many on here take on just grass cutting,hedge trimming as their main income jobs Myself when i started in 1999 i was taking everything on for the past 2 years the only customers i have from March to November is grass cutting with the odd hedge…
49 minutes ago
Luke brooks commented on Fleur Voice's blog post STIHL EXPANDS THEIR KOMBI ENGINE RANGE
"The second hand van market is very strong 
Ford are pushing heavily the hybrid van mainly because at a shopping mall they informed me the electric only custom can only pull a trailer upto 200kg my trailer weighs 4 times that empty 
regards new yes…"
2 hours ago
Darren Walters replied to Jo Adamska's discussion Horsetails 😱
"I bought some Kurtail from Progreen and sprayed some 2 weeks ago, they are now wilting quite nicely.  I was asked to kill off the enite area, so I didn't have to be too careful about other plants when spraying.  They are going to sow wildflower…"
2 hours ago
Jo Adamska posted a discussion
I have a client who has recently moved to a new house and unfortunately under the privet hedge and a large Laurel, horsetails are popping up all over the place. Any suggestions on the best way to manage these would be much appreciated. I've told…
12 hours ago
Will replied to Brian's Garden Maintenance's discussion Best tool for concert post!
"Must cost you a bit in knee pads 😂"
12 hours ago
Stephen r Brook-Smith replied to Neil Darby's discussion Knapsack sprayer
"I replaced my two screwfix ones with Stihl ones in February
Happy so far 🤗"
13 hours ago
Simon Perry replied to Brian's Garden Maintenance's discussion Best tool for concert post!
"Hi Brian. I also have the Titan breaker and use in combination with a Wickes 'rabbitter' I think they call it a fencing spade.Also if there's space I dig a hole in front of the old post and use the rabbiter to lever the old post forward and out.…"
15 hours ago
Kieron Glover replied to Brian's Garden Maintenance's discussion Best tool for concert post!
"I use my 18v sds dewalt drill with a selection of drill bits and pointy bits
Job done "
15 hours ago
Will replied to Brian's Garden Maintenance's discussion Best tool for concert post!
"Same with the Titan.
Also got myself a Draper SDS Max breaker.
Difference is it is 7kg instead of the Titan's 15Kg.
Put aside the weight and the main plus point is you can put a 600mm long steel on it and sit down to use it.
If the postcrete mix is…"
18 hours ago
John Ryan replied to Brian's Garden Maintenance's discussion Best tool for concert post!
"I have a post puller. If you have good access it's great especially if you are just replacing the posts in the old holes. You just pull the post and drop in new post into existing hole.There is a claw that you can get that will pull out the concrete…"
18 hours ago
Neil Darby replied to Neil Darby's discussion Knapsack sprayer
"Hi Paul sorry for the late reply. I'm still waiting for the replacement from Amazon, It's coming direct from Germany this time I think. I will keep you informed. Cheers"
20 hours ago
Neil Darby replied to Peter sellers's discussion Wiebang legacy 56 Pro
"I have the 48 Pro BBC, now in it's thrid season. Orignally it had an issue with 'running on' & ploughing into beds etc. Weibang wouldn't admit a problem until I videoed it, then they changed the gearbox. It still did it for a bit but once the…"
20 hours ago
Neil Darby replied to Brian's Garden Maintenance's discussion Best tool for concert post!
"Ditto the Titan 15kg plus a root bar for once you get too deep in the hole for the breaker. Sound investment."
20 hours ago
Honey Badger replied to Brian's Garden Maintenance's discussion Best tool for concert post!
"Good idea until someone wants to plant a climbing plant in the place there's a lump of concrete. I'd rather dig the old concrete out, I reuse it anyway for the new posts, saves on materials plus you can put it in your price."
21 hours ago
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Used LCV (Vans) Market

If you're wondering why there is a lack of good used vans at reasonable prices seen previously, this graph shows the effect of Covid generated demand on LCV used prices... It show the average auction price over the last 12 months. From our recent…

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Who on here do.

How many on here take on just grass cutting,hedge trimming as their main income jobs Myself when i started in 1999 i was taking everything on for the past 2 years the only customers i have from March to November is grass cutting with the odd hedge…

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Horsetails 😱

I have a client who has recently moved to a new house and unfortunately under the privet hedge and a large Laurel, horsetails are popping up all over the place. Any suggestions on the best way to manage these would be much appreciated. I've told…

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