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Invasives Science Live A Success

Invasives Science Live A Success: Invasives Science Live was recently attended by over 60 contractors and invasive weed eradication specialists, with the unique event showcasing the latest research and technological innovations in invasive weed control. The event, held in Cardiff, was hosted by ICL, Complete Weed Control and Green-tech in association with Advanced Invasives and provided education […]

STIHL’s New Battery Production Line

STIHL’s New Battery Production Line: The STIHL Group is setting up an in-house production line for battery products at its headquarters in Germany. In doing so, the company is underpinning its efforts to manufacture top-of-the-line technology, even for battery products. Backpack batteries for professional applications will be produced at a highly automated high-tech manufacturing facility in […]

Tributes Groundsman George Hay

Tributes Groundsman George Hay: Tributes have been paid to a fixture of Clydebank’s sporting community who will be laid to rest at the ground that became a family home. George Hay died on December 30 at the age of 69, just one year older than Drumchapel Amateurs. He lived his entire life across the street from […]

Inquiry Into Japanese Knotweed Impact

Inquiry Into Japanese Knotweed Impact: The Science and Technology Committee are holding an oral evidence session in early 2019, specifically to explore the science behind the effects of Japanese Knotweed on the built environment. To inform that session, written submissions were invited and the Amenity Forum has made a response. The Amenity Forum welcomed the inquiry. […]

Stock Up On Pest Control For Warmer Winter Months

Stock Up On Pest Control For Warmer Winter Months: It is becoming clear that the planet is becoming warmer and warmer each year, and particularly in 2018 gardens have experienced the full force of Mother Nature. From the Beast from the East in March bringing endless amounts of snow to the scorching hot summer in July, […]

Barenbrug At BTME 2019

Barenbrug At BTME 2019: Barenbrug, the UK’s biggest and most innovative grass seed producer, will be showcasing its range of industry-leading products and cultivars at BTME 2019. Barenbrug’s new stand will be located in the Green Hall; Stand 330.   The Barenbrug Sport range will feature #1 varieties Barolympic perennial ryegrass, Barlineus Chewings fescue and Charles browntop bentgrass in popular products such as […]

Jenkins GM And ISEKI Join Forces

Jenkins GM And ISEKI Join Forces: Jenkins Garden Machinery, located near Llanelli have become the latest Garden Machinery dealer to recognize the tremendous opportunity that the ISEKI franchise presents for themselves and their customers and have joined the growing number of ISEKI dealers in the UK. Dealer Principal Howell Jenkins commented “Our business has changed dramatically […]

Woods Charlerois Plant Reaches Full Production

Woods Charlerois Plant Reaches Full Production: Woods Equipment have confirmed their custom built spares and assembly plant in Charlerois, Belgium, is now offering the company’s full product range, with most products available either ex stock or within three weeks. Simon Richard the UK Agent for the Woods rotary cutter range says, “huge progress has been made […]

Syngenta To Exhibit At BTME

Syngenta To Exhibit At BTME: Syngenta will be giving turf managers the opportunity to win a professional PAR light meter every day at BTME 2019 – to scientifically measure useable light reaching their surfaces, and to manage turf more effectively. To enter, turf managers simply need to register on the Syngenta stand – Purple Hall, 428 […]

R Grass Seed From Rigby Taylor

R Grass Seed From Rigby Taylor: Two new cultivars will ensure that Rigby Taylor’s R14 perennial ryegrass blend remains the number one choice for sports pitch construction and renovation. Fast establishment and high wear tolerance come high on the list when choosing a perennial ryegrass but, of equal importance, the 2019 version of R14 also delivers […]