Two-wire controller from Rain Bird

Two-wire controller from Rain Bird

No barriers to investment in ESP-LXIVM real time proactive irrigation controller from Rain Bird A two-wire controller from Rain Bird – the ESP-LXIVM – is the company’s newest controller with smart valve technology that features a Solenoid module (IVM-SOL), which remains in continuous two way proactive contact with the controller. This provides real-time, highly efficient …

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SALTEX 2021 visitor registration open

The Grounds Management Association has announced that visitor registration for SALTEX 2021 is now officially open at gmasaltex.co.uk Taking place at the NEC, Birmingham on 3 and 4 November, SALTEX 2021 will be celebrating its 75th anniversary in style. The show will feature over 400 brands including some of the biggest names in groundscare and …

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Glyphosate Hub

Glyphosate Hub launched by Bayer

Glyphosate Hub to inform the amenity sector about this active ingredient To support the use of glyphosate in the amenity sector, Bayer has launched a new amenity specific Glyphosate Hub to empower contractors by providing them with relevant information about this vital active ingredient. Freddie Bendall-Brown, digital marketing specialist at Bayer Environmental Science, explains that …

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Artificial or natural turf

Natural or artificial turf?

Whether you’re laying natural or artificial turf, guide clients on how best to maintain their investment. Each option has pitfalls for the unwary, Greg Rhodes discovers for The Landscaper Magazine  Passing a petrol forecourt recently, I spotted a strip of synthetic turf running along the frontage with the pavement – flattened, dirty and looking distinctly …

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Queen’s Award for Enterprise 

Ground Control wins Queen’s Award for Enterprise 

The UK’s largest landscape and maintenance contractor has won a second Queen’s Award for Enterprise. The Billericay-based Ground Control was awarded the highly prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise for Innovation. It  follows its 2016 success in winning its inaugural Queen’s Award. The award was granted for Ground Control’s unique ‘Gateway Compliance Matrix’ resource management system. …

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