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  • Hy-Tex: Hy-Tex webinars now available
    Hy-Tex webinars now available
    Hy-Tex
    We now offer in depth and detailed product webinars so that you can really get to grips with our extensive product range. Whether you're a big or small company, we are more than happy to arrange a webinar to discuss how our products can help. If this is of interest, a rough indication of the number of people wanting to participate and an estimated...
    28 April 2020
  • Harrowden Turf: Harrowden Turf offers “Dropship” service to retailers
    Harrowden Turf offers “Dropship” service to retailers
    Harrowden Turf
    Harrowden Turf has launched a new initiative to support the horticulture sector. The company recognises that many traditional retailers in the sector have been adversely affected by coronavirus restrictions. Harrowden Turf is offering its “Dropship” or home delivery solution which enables retailers to continue to service customers via telephone or...
    08 April 2020
  • Harrowden Turf: Harrowden launches Let’s Build A Garden initiative
    Harrowden launches Let’s Build A Garden initiative
    Harrowden Turf
    The Let’s Build A Garden initiative uses social media platforms to provide step by step ideas, resources and “homework” to get key groups, such as children being home-schooled and those who are self-isolating, to start a garden project. Resources for the project can be found on Harrowden's Facebook page. As Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases are...
    23 March 2020
  • TOPSOIL : British Sugar TOPSOIL launches SubSoil
    British Sugar TOPSOIL launches SubSoil
    TOPSOIL
    Recognising a latent demand in the landscaping and construction sectors for good quality subsoil, UK topsoil and topdressing supplier British Sugar TOPSOIL has launched two new products, which will complement the company’s Landscape20 topsoil and HortLoam planting soil. General Purpose SubSoil is BS8601:2013 (Table 1 Multipurpose subsoil...
    18 February 2020
  • TOPSOIL : British Sugar TOPSOIL presents designers with SGD awards
    British Sugar TOPSOIL presents designers with SGD awards
    TOPSOIL
    UK topsoil and topdressing supplier British Sugar TOPSOIL presented three young designers with Student Design Awards for commercial and domestic schemes at this year’s Society of Garden Designers Awards ceremony. Held at The Landmark, London, on Friday 31st January, the SGD Awards were hosted by magician and performer Nigel Mead. National TOPSOIL...
    06 February 2020
  • Germinal Amenity: New Product Selector tool for landscape architects
    New Product Selector tool for landscape architects
    Germinal Amenity
    The Germinal website features a new ‘Product Selector’ tool which has been designed to make it as easy and simple as possible for landscape architects to find the most appropriate seed, fertiliser or wildflower mix for each project’s specific needs. Users simply follow the selector guide, answer the questions relating to the project and...
    16 January 2020
  • Steintec: Steintec website gets a refresh
    Steintec website gets a refresh
    Steintec
    Steintec's refreshed website went live on November 26. Along with adjusting the layout of pages into four sections to make it easier to find the information most relevant to you, our calculator has been updated to make it even more user-friendly to use. Kent-based Pingala Media again worked with Steintec's Graham Dean to deliver the refreshed...
    26 November 2019
  • Germinal Amenity: Anti-stress fertiliser to maximise disease resistance
    Anti-stress fertiliser to maximise disease resistance
    Germinal Amenity
    Greenkeepers, groundsmen and amenity space managers should apply more than just nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium to their green areas this autumn, with magnesium and iron essential to maintaining healthy, disease-free grass throughout the winter. That is the latest advice from Richard Brown, Amenity Sales Manager for Germinal GB, who, speaking...
    29 October 2019
  • Germinal Amenity: Autumn fertiliser maximises disease resistance
    Autumn fertiliser maximises disease resistance
    Germinal Amenity
    Greenkeepers, groundsmen and amenity space managers should apply more than just nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium to their green areas this autumn, with magnesium and iron essential to maintaining healthy, disease free grass swards throughout the winter. That is the latest advice from Richard Brown, Amenity Sales Manager for Germinal GB, who...
    17 September 2019
  • DLF Seeds: DLF Seeds return to SALTEX
    DLF Seeds return to SALTEX
    DLF Seeds
    Sports, lawn and wildflower seed will be under the spotlight as DLF Seeds return to SALTEX in October. The technical team will be on hand to provide mixture advice across the Johnsons Sports Seed and Masterline ranges, but also, visitors to stand J100 will have the chance to win innovative tools for effective on-the-spot overseeding, worth over...
    10 September 2019
  • Germinal Amenity: Germinal launches new Fighter Commando liquid fertiliser
    Germinal launches new Fighter Commando liquid fertiliser
    Germinal Amenity
    Germinal has added a high phosphorous foliar fertiliser which improves plant health and increases disease resistance to its expanding range of amenity specific fertilisers and sward conditioners. Fighter Commando is a 0-28-26 NPK* liquid fertiliser containing 28% phosphorous in the form of phosphite (P2O5) and 26% potassium as K2O. Its high P and...
    29 April 2019
  • Steintec: New brochure and product line
    New brochure and product line
    Steintec
    Steintec has now released a new product brochure. The new brochure includes an overview of all our current products along with technical specifications and application guides for them all. Including our new tufftop Utility, tuffbond Utility and tufffix products which will be released for purchase very soon. Printed versions can be requested by...
    31 March 2019
  • Germinal Amenity: Slow release fertiliser improves soil and sward health
    Slow release fertiliser improves soil and sward health
    Germinal Amenity
    Germinal has added a 100% organic slow release fertiliser, which promotes soil health and enables grass swards to withstand disease pressure, to its expanding range of specialist amenity grass care products. G7 Bio Builder is a granulated 5-3-8 NPK fertiliser which also contains 8% CaO and 0.5% Mg.* It can be used at any time during the growing...
    19 March 2019
  • Germinal Amenity: Affordable fertiliser provides nutrients for 5 months
    Affordable fertiliser provides nutrients for 5 months
    Germinal Amenity
    Germinal has launched an organic based phased-release fertiliser which provides up to five months’ worth of nutrients and trace elements from a single application at a budget-friendly price point. GSR Tri-Phase is an 18-3.5-8 NPK fertiliser which also supplies one unit of MgO plus trace elements including copper, zinc, boron, manganese and...
    25 February 2019
  • DLF Seeds: DLF Seeds acquires PGG Wrightson Seeds
    DLF Seeds acquires PGG Wrightson Seeds
    DLF Seeds
    DLF Seeds has announced that an agreement has been reached to acquire PGG Wrightson Seeds. With DLF recognised as a leading seed player in the Northern hemisphere, and PGG occupying a similar position in the south, the combined business is seen as a significant strategic leap towards a significant global presence. PGG Wrightson Seeds is an...
    20 August 2018