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  • Germinal Amenity: Bespoke fertiliser plan protects Accrington’s new pitch
    Bespoke fertiliser plan protects Accrington’s new pitch
    28 October 2021 - Germinal Amenity
    After severe waterlogging caused five fixtures to be cancelled during the 2016-17 season, the soil-based pitch at Accrington Stanley FC’s Wham Stadium was reconstructed to improve drainage and ensure year-round playability. But...
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  • Germinal Amenity: Stirling effort to improve greens and tees
    Stirling effort to improve greens and tees
    28 October 2021 - Germinal Amenity
    With a heritage stretching back over 150 years, the picturesque course at Stirling Golf Club is well known, not only throughout Central Scotland, but to golfers across the globe. With the last major course improvements made as...
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  • DLF Seeds: Catch up on the seeds & the science with DLF at SALTEX
    Catch up on the seeds & the science with DLF at SALTEX
    16 September 2021 - DLF Seeds
    Turf professionals from across the sports and landscaping sectors can look forward to a refresher on ‘all things seed’ with a stop by the DLF stand at SALTEX 2021. Returning this November to stand J052, the DLF Technical Team...
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  • TOPSOIL : TOPSOIL analysis informs and assists customer choice
    TOPSOIL analysis informs and assists customer choice
    23 August 2021 - TOPSOIL
    British Sugar TOPSOIL has long been trusted to provide detailed and current analysis of its soil products to meet and exceed the British Standards for Topsoil and Subsoil. To further inform and assist customers with their choice...
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  • TOPSOIL : TOPSOIL donates HortLoam to Thetford cemetery
    TOPSOIL donates HortLoam to Thetford cemetery
    06 July 2021 - TOPSOIL
    British Sugar TOPSOIL donated a load of Hortloam for use in planting beds at Thetford cemetery. Hortloam is a BS3882:2015-compliant sandy loam, planting topsoil, providing the optimum nutrient levels for establishing young plants...
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  • TOPSOIL : TOPSOIL donates Landscape20 to Gelderston Playing Fields
    TOPSOIL donates Landscape20 to Gelderston Playing Fields
    06 July 2021 - TOPSOIL
    British Sugar TOPSOIL donated 20 tonnes of Landscape20 BS3882:2015-compliant topsoil to Gelderston Playing Fields. Red Maple Landscaping used the Landscape20 topsoil to raise sunken playing areas ready to be seeded.
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  • Germinal Amenity: Enhanced wildflower mixtures benefit pollinators
    Enhanced wildflower mixtures benefit pollinators
    22 March 2021 - Germinal Amenity
    As part of its ongoing commitment to promote the ecological benefit of man-made environments, amenity grass and wildflower seed specialist Germinal has updated its range of wild flora mixtures to make them more beneficial to...
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  • TOPSOIL : Oakview Landscapes case study
    Oakview Landscapes case study
    15 March 2021 - TOPSOIL
    Multi award-winning Oak View Landscapes, based in Colchester, is a leading landscape contractor operating in the private/residential, commercial, house building, education and local authority sectors. Operating for more than 30...
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  • TOPSOIL : British Sugar TOPSOIL invests in new equipment
    British Sugar TOPSOIL invests in new equipment
    19 January 2021 - TOPSOIL
    Responding to buoyant demand from housebuilders and landscapers at the start of 2021, British Sugar TOPSOIL has taken delivery of a new trommel screen to produce the company’s BS3882:2015-compliant Landscape20 general purpose...
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  • Harrowden Turf: YANA & Harrowden Turf support rural mental health
    YANA & Harrowden Turf support rural mental health
    07 December 2020 - Harrowden Turf
    Harrowden Turf is pleased to announce a new partnership with YANA - providers of rural mental health support. Early in 2021 a new Harrowden Turf delivery vehicle will feature YANA branding and will be seen across the country.
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  • Steintec: Steintec achieve BSI 14001 for Environment Management
    Steintec achieve BSI 14001 for Environment Management
    20 November 2020 - Steintec
    Steintec is proud to announce that they have been awarded the BSI 14001 certificate for Environment Management. Doing what we can to reduce our impact on the environment. The certificate was achieved on 19th November 2020.
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  • Harrowden Turf: Harrowden Turf helps raise £1000 for NHS charities
    Harrowden Turf helps raise £1000 for NHS charities
    07 September 2020 - Harrowden Turf
    In May our combine contractor, Christmas Hill Farm, wanted to do something special to acknowledge the great work that the NHS is doing to protect and save our lives. Together we set out to raise money for the NHS by helping to...
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  • Germinal Amenity: Seed and fertiliser packages for pitch renovations
    Seed and fertiliser packages for pitch renovations
    09 June 2020 - Germinal Amenity
    Sports and amenity turfgrass specialist, Germinal GB, has announced the launch of a new range of off-the-shelf seed and fertiliser packages aimed at simplifying the process of selecting and purchasing sports pitch renovation...
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  • Harrowden Turf re-opens Scottish Office
    01 June 2020 - Harrowden Turf
    Harrowden Turf is pleased to announce the re-opening of our Edinburgh Office from where we trade as Stewarts Turf. After nine weeks in lockdown the office has re-opened and we look forward to re-establishing business with all of...
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  • Harrowden Turf: Harrowden Turf re-opens Stewarts Turf Office
    Harrowden Turf re-opens Stewarts Turf Office
    01 June 2020 - Harrowden Turf
    Harrowden Turf is pleased to announce the re-opening of our Edinburgh Office from where we trade as Stewarts Turf. After nine weeks in lockdown the office has re-opened and we look forward to re-establishing business with all of...
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